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Abstract A writer of biographies for children (on Columbus, Clara Barton, Lafayette and LaSalle, among others), Mrs. Graham also published more than 300 songs and Strike Up the Band! (1949), a collection of short biographies of American band musicians. Both her books and songs are represented in her papers.
Abstract Author of books for young adults and teacher. Preliminary drafts of her writings.
Abstract Holdings are the manuscript of Silver Heels, a book for children. Iowa Authors Mss.
Scope and Contents A geologist by training and a member of several university faculties, Carroll Fenton published a large number of books on scientific topics for children, most of them with his own illustrations and many co-authored with his wife.
Abstract Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Abstract Printmaker and artist, Simmons wrote and illustrated a number of books for children.
Scope and Contents Wagon to a Star, a collection of stories about life on an Adair County farm in the 1870s.
Abstract Editor with Better Homes and Gardens and The Ladies' Home Journal and author of biographies. Typescript of her Jenny Lind (1962).
Abstract Novelist, story writer and author of children's books, including Hot Rod, a best-seller for 30 years. Correspondence and literary manuscripts.
Abstract Notebooks of a collector of children's books, artwork, and other items by children's author Marguerite de Angeli.
Abstract Author of books for young adults from More Than a Summer Love, (1962), with a special concern for mental health. Correspondence, notes, various drafts, promotional material, etc., of her many books for adolescents.
Abstract Subject files documenting Robertson's literary career, including typescript drafts of Henry Reed's Big Show (1958) and The Crow and the Castle (1967). There are also folders of correspondence, research, royalty statements, etc., all relating to the writing and publishing of his children's books and short stories. Iowa Author Mss.
Abstract Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).
Abstract Religion professor and writer. Early typescript drafts of six of his books, including The Dream Gate and Report to Protestants.
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents of editor and author of books for young adults, Marjorie Medary. This collection drafts and other materials relating to Prairie Printer (a sequel to Buckeye Boy), about a pioneer northeast Iowa newspaperman; Orange Winter, about Florida in the 1870's; College in Crinoline and Prairie Anchorage, both of which have pioneer settings, and some other works.
Dates: 1930 - 1950
Abstract Well-known children's author. This collection consists of several versions of her manuscript for Magic in the Alley. Iowa Author Ms.
Abstract Author of numerous books for young adults, many on science subjects. Collection includes manuscripts and correspondence about, among other titles, Follow the Golden Goose (1971) and Coils, Magnets and Rings (1976).
Abstract Teacher and novelist. Author of Twyla (1973, 1976), a book for young adults. Three drafts, related correspondence.
Abstract Iowa author best remembered for State Fair (film scripts dated 1945, 1961 and 1962 are here), Stong also wrote several books for children, including The Adventures of "Horse" Barnsby and Hirum the Hillbilly. Both of these, and others, are represented in this collection.
- Bach, Marcus 1
- Calhoun, Mary 1
- Calhoun, Mary Huiskamp 1
- Christie, Caroline Mabry 1
- Christie, Caroline Mabry, 1887- 1
- Eyerly, Jeanette 1
- Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
- Felsen, Henry Gregor 1
- Fenton, Carroll Lane and Mildred Adams Fenton 1
- Gorman, Carol 1
- Graham, Alberta Powell 1
- McGuire, Frances Lynch 1
- Medary, Marjorie 1
- Meigs, Cornelia 1
- Meigs, Cornelia, 1884-1973 1
- Morrison, Velma Ford 1
- Muehl, Lois Baker 1
- Robertson, Keith 1
- Shultz, Gladys Denny 1
- Simmons, Eleanor Pownall 1
- Simmons, Ellie 1
- Stong, Phil 1
- University of Iowa 1
- Veglahn, Nancy 1
- Walker, Pamela 1
- Weir, Ruth Cromer, 1902-1998 1 ∧ less