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Dorothy M. Johnson Papers

 Collection
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
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Novelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, preliminary drafts of his writings.

Dates: 1870-1952

Ellis Parker Butler Papers

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Identifier: msc0575
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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
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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

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

 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

J. Hyatt Downing Papers

 Collection
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
Abstract

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

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

Karlton and William Kelm Papers

 Collection
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

(Katherine) Eleanor Saltzman Papers

 Collection
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

LeAnn Lemberger Papers

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Identifier: msc0647
Abstract

Author of romance novels as Leigh Michaels. Manuscript drafts, galleys, and page proofs of her novels, as well as articles by and about Lemberger and teaching materials used for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

Dates: 1982 -

MacKinlay Kantor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0635
Abstract

Author. Manuscript drafts, proofs, correspondence, etc. for his novel, Andersonville, with drafts for some other books.

Dates: 1950-1958

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

Max Allan Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0500
Abstract

Author, filmmaker, and comic strip writer. The papers document his film and literary career. His novels, comics (including Dick Tracy and Ms. Tree), and screenplays are represented in various forms of completion, with typescript drafts, artwork, correspondence, research, galley proofs, and promotional material.

Dates: 1967-1996

Merle Miller Papers

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Identifier: msc0660
Abstract

Editor at Yank, Time and Harper's, biographer of presidents, script writer, and novelist. Drafts, correspondence, printer's copies, and reviews for four of his books; the materials for The Sure Thing (1953) are extensive.

Dates: 1948 - 1961; 1953

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