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David Morrell Papers

 Collection
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

Elswyth Thane Papers

 Collection
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

Harold E. Hughes Gubernatorial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0385
Abstract

Governor and U.S. Senator from Iowa. Gubernatorial and senatorial office files relating to his political career.

Dates: 1962-1975

Marion Meade Buster Keaton Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: msc0512
Abstract

Research material compiled by Meade while writing the biography Buster Keaton Cut to the Case.

Dates: 1895-1997

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