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Arthur Carhart Papers

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Identifier: msc0576
Abstract Author, conservationist, and landscape architect. Manuscripts of some of his books including The National Forests and Timber in Your Life. Typescript drafts, proofs, galleys, outlines, and correspondence are included.
Dates: 1916-1965

David Morrell Papers

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Identifier: msc0478
Abstract Born in Ontario 1943, awarded a PhD in American literature by Pennsylvania State University in 1970, taught at Iowa from 1970 to 1986, retired to write. Perhaps best known for Rambo, the central character of his 1972 novel First Blood, which lead to the Rambo films starring Sylvester Stallone, Morrell has written numerous novels as well as screen- and teleplays. The growing collection of his papers includes video and audio tapes as well as research notes, correspondence, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1974-1999

Dorothy M. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: msc0632
Abstract Editor, novelist and professor of journalism at the University of Montana. Typescript drafts and related correspondence for several short stories and her novel, The Hanging Tree. Also some family correspondence and photographs. Johnson wrote Liberty Valence and A Man Called Horse, both, like The Hanging Tree, made into motion pictures.
Dates: 1896-1958

Edwin L. Sabin Papers

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Identifier: msc0688
Abstract Novelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, preliminary drafts of his writings.
Dates: 1870-1952

Ellis Parker Butler Papers

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Identifier: msc0575
Abstract Author and businessman from Iowa , best known for his short story Pigs is Pigs. The papers consist of correspondence to and from Butler about his writing and the Author's League of America . His wife's correspondence is also included.
Dates: 1913-1937

Elswyth Thane Papers

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Identifier: msc0707
Abstract Playwright, biographer and novelist. Holograph notebooks containing first drafts of several historical novels, printer's copies, and correspondence are included. There are audiotapes of her research for Potomac Squire, a book about George Washington.
Dates: 1943-1963

Eugene L. Burdick Papers

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Identifier: msc0574
Abstract Author and co-author of such books as The Ugly American and Fail-Safe. This collection contains a manuscript for the book The Blue of Capricorn, and the serialized version of Fail-Safe, as well as clippings relating to Burdick. Iowa Author Ms.
Dates: 1962

Frank Luther Mott Papers

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Identifier: msc0664
Abstract Journalism professor and dean. Mott is best remembered for his writing on the history of American newspapers. He also wrote numerous stories, plays and novels, and drafts of which are preserved in this collection.
Dates: 1918 - 1963

Frederick Stern Bock Papers

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Identifier: msc0567
Abstract Poet , Assistant Editor Poetry Fountains of Regardlessness (1961). Correspondence, subject files, and preliminary drafts of his writings.
Dates: 1935-1980

Helen B. Ryan papers

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Identifier: IWA1175
Overview Correspondence of University of Iowa librarian and author Helen B. Ryan, an incomplete manuscript of her book “Endless Rapture,” and other papers.
Dates: 1976 - 2013

Henry Gregor Felsen Papers

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Identifier: msc0601
Abstract Novelist, story writer and author of children's books, including Hot Rod, a best-seller for 30 years. Correspondence and literary manuscripts.
Dates: 1942-1970

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

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Identifier: msc0869
Abstract Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.
Dates: 1888-1990

Iris Murdoch Papers

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Identifier: msc0212
Abstract British writer and philosopher. Manuscripts for most of her novels, plays, and poetry, primarily handwritten drafts in notebooks.
Dates: 1960-2000

J. Hyatt Downing Papers

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Identifier: msc0591
Abstract Novelist and story writer. Correspondence, subject files, biographical material, and preliminary drafts of his writings.
Dates: 1925-1968

James Norman Hall Papers

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Identifier: msc0619
Overview Manuscripts of some of Hall's poetry, plays, articles, and essays. Also drafts of his book, The Far Lands.
Dates: 1934-1952

Jay Sigmund Papers

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Identifier: msc0697
Abstract Insurance agent, poet, story writer, and lecturer on literature. Preliminary drafts of plays, poetry, an unpublished novel, and correspondence with writers of note.
Dates: 1911 - 1975

Jeanette Eyerly Papers

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Identifier: msc0599
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.
Dates: 1925-1994

John Towner Frederick Papers

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Identifier: msc0513
Abstract English professor, Iowa author, and founder and editor of The Midland. Correspondence, subject files, business records for The Midland, lectures, and preliminary drafts of writings, etc.
Dates: 1908-1975

Julie McDonald Papers

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Identifier: msc0651
Abstract Newspaper Editor and writer, this collection contains material related to two novels (Amalie's Story, 1970 and Petra, 1978), a play (Eyes of Sky; a Play in Six Scenes) and a biography (Ruth Buxton Sayre: First Lady of the Farms, 1980).
Dates: 1970 - 1990

Karlton and William Kelm Papers

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Identifier: msc0637
Abstract Story writers, novelists and playwrights who did most writing in collaboration. Karlton published two novels: Brother (1936) and The Cherry Bed (1936). Correspondence with noted writers, drafts of plays, short stories, and novels, and material relating to the Dubuque Dia, a literary magazine.
Dates: 1931-1986; 1930-1940

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