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Charles Paul May Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0656
Scope and Contents This collection contains notes, source materials, drafts and proofs for two non-fiction books: Bats. (1969) and Stranger in the Storm (Abelard-Schuman, 1972). Original title: Birds Flying High.
Dates: 1969 - 1972

Eleanor Pownall Simmons Manuscripts

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Identifier: msc0698
Abstract Printmaker and artist, Simmons wrote and illustrated a number of books for children.
Dates: 1960-1970

Elton Trueblood Papers

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Identifier: msc0710
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

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

George M. Sheets Papers

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Identifier: msc0694
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

George Stimpson Papers

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Identifier: msc0704
Abstract Journalist, writer, and President of the National Press Club. Manuscripts for four of his informational books. Iowa Author
Dates: Undated

Hartzell Spence Papers

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Identifier: msc0701
Abstract Born in Clarion, Iowa, Spence graduated from the University of Iowa in 1930. From 1930 to 1941 he was the United Press bureau manager in Des Moines, and saw service during WW II in the Army Air Forces where he was the founder and first editor of Yank, the Army weekly newspaper. After the war, he worked as a free-lance writer, particularly noted for his reporting on religion. He also published several novels, wrote a comic strip (David Crane) and scripts for the weekly radio program, One Foot in...
Dates: 1941-1962; 1950-1962

Homer Calkin Papers

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Identifier: msc0504
Abstract Historian, archivist, and author. Correspondence files; diaries; memorabilia; scrapbooks dealing with his early life, education, career in the State Department, and work for the Methodist Church.
Dates: 1897-1996

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

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

(Katherine) Eleanor Saltzman Papers

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Identifier: msc0689
Abstract Iowa regional writer. This collection consists of manuscripts for Ever Tomorrow and Stuart's Hill, and her unpublished novel, Carpthorne; manuscripts and tear sheets of her short stories and poems; as well as correspondence, notes, and clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1933-1945

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

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Identifier: msc0665
Abstract Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).
Dates: 1962-1984

Martin Yoseloff Papers

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Identifier: msc0734
Abstract Editor and novelist. Manuscripts for nine books, including No Greener Meadows (1946), his first novel.
Dates: 1940-1990

Mary Huiskamp Calhoun

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Identifier: msc0577
Abstract Well-known children's author. This collection consists of several versions of her manuscript for Magic in the Alley. This collection has become part of the Iowa Authors Manuscript Collection, MsC869.
Dates: 1964-1968

Paul Engle Papers

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Identifier: msc0514
Abstract Poet (numerous books from Worn Earth, 1932), editor of the O. Henry Prize Stories, 1954-1959, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1941-1967, and co-founder and director of the International Writers' Program, 1967-1976 at the University of Iowa. Literary manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, and student works documenting his career as a writer and teacher.
Dates: 1929-1988

Robert Bernard Martin Papers

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Identifier: msc0655
Scope and Contents This collection contains only the manuscript for With Friends Possessed: A Life of Edward Fitzgerald.
Dates: -

Sadie Seagrave Papers

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Identifier: msc0693
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: -

Steven Dow Mossman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0663
Overview Writer born in Cedar Rapids. Collection includes extensive pre-publication materials for Mossman's highly regarded novel, The Stones of Summer (1972) as well as drafts written while a student in the Writer's Workshop.
Dates: 1966 - 1972

Thomas Yoseloff Papers

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Identifier: msc0735
Abstract Journalist and publisher. Managing editor of The Daily Iowan as a student, later wrote for newspapers including the New York Times and the Omaha World Herald. Collection consists of drafts for A Fellow of Infinite Jest (1946), a biography of Laurence Sterne, and his own autobiography, The Time of My Life.
Dates: 1946 and Undated

Vance Bourjaily Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0568
Scope and Contents Novelist and Writers' Workshop instructor. Typescript with notes and revisions of his novel, A Game Men Play (Dial Press, 1980). Iowa Authors Ms.
Dates: -; 1980

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