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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

Ellis Parker Butler Papers

 Collection
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

 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

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

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

 Collection
Identifier: msc0212
Abstract

British writer and philosopher. Manuscripts for most of her novels, plays, and poetry, primarily handwritten drafts in notebooks.

Dates: 1960-2000

James Norman Hall Papers

 Collection
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 Preliminary drafts of plays, poetry, an unpublished novel, and correspondence with writers of note.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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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

LeAnn Lemberger Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Papers of Ruth Suckow

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0706
Abstract

This collection is comprised of photographs, letters, paintings, and manuscripts of Ruth Suckow, family, and friends.

Dates: 1887-1988

Paul Corey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0585
Abstract

Writer Three Miles Square (1939), environmentalist, and animal activist. Correspondence, subject files, scrapbooks, and preliminary drafts of writings.

Dates: 1920 - 1992

Richard Pike Bissell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0565
Abstract

Typescript and holograph drafts, galley proofs, editor's notes, source material, etc., documenting the writings of this Dubuque novelist and author of 7 1/2 Cents (1953), the basis of the musical hit, The Pajama Game (1954, filmed 1957).

Dates: 1951-1973

Ruth Lechlitner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0474
Abstract

Poet and teacher. Correspondence, subject files, and preliminary drafts of her writings.

Dates: 1919-1988

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