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Al M. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0851
Abstract

Graduate of the Writers' Workshop, novelist and poet. This collection contains manuscripts, clippings, a photograph, and correspondence. Correspondents include Hubert Humphrey, Gene McCarthy, John F. Kennedy, Mark Strand, Cleanth Brooks, and Donald Justice among others.

Dates: 1957-1994

Alice French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0605
Abstract

One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.

Dates: 1868-1962

Amy Clampitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0582
Abstract

Poet: Kingfisher (1983), Manhattan: An Elegy (UI Center for the Book, 1990), MacArthur Fellow, 1992, Collected Poems (1997). Correspondence and typescripts of some of her writings.

Dates: 1983-1993

Angus Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0199
Abstract

Acclaimed British novelist and scholar. Research files, including administrative material, research materials, and corrected typescripts for her 1995 biography of novelist Sir Angus Wilson.

Dates: 1937-2011

Arthur A. Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0127
Abstract

Motion picture and television script writer. Slides, watercolor paintings, scripts, screenplays, short stories and novels by Ross; photographs, three recordings.

Dates: 1942-1965; Majority of material found in 1950-1965

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

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0603
Abstract

Poet and writer born in Davenport, Iowa. Manuscripts include materials for a course in Arthurian legend given at the State University of Iowa 1906-1907, drafts of published poems and stories, and typescripts of unpublished stories and novels.

Dates: 1920-1950

Calvin Kentfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0639
Abstract

Iowa writer. Manuscript for The Alchemist's Voyage and various clippings and tear sheets. Iowa Author Mss.

Dates: -

Carl Glick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0611
Abstract

Story writer, playwright and film script writer, author of books for adults and children, Glick is best remembered for his books about the Chinese in America.

Dates: 1915-1971

Charlton Laird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0646
Abstract

Author who wrote extensively on language. This collection contains the manuscript and correspondence for one of his novels. Iowa Author collection.

Dates: 1951

Curtis Harnack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0621
Abstract

Assistant Editor (with Paul Engle) Prize Stories 1958-1959. Author of a memoir, We Have All Gone Away (1973), and other books. President of Yaddo, 1981-1987; 1992-1997 President of the School of American Ballet.

Dates: 1927 -; 1960-1980

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

Dorothy Garlock Papers

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Identifier: msc0607
Abstract

Romance novelist from Love and Cherish (1980), a career started to avoid the boredom of retirement.

Dates: 1980-1989

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

Dr. Richard Caplan Sherlock Holmes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc1154
Content Description

The Dr. Richard Caplan Sherlock Holmes Collection consists of publications, ephemera, and a variety of artifacts collected throughout Caplan's lifetime as an avid Sherlock Holmes enthusiast. Some materials included in the collection are club journals and magazines, convention stationery, board games, magnifying glasses, smoking pipes, deerstalker hats, and an umbrella and cane, both with a sculpture of Sherlock Holmes for the handles.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2019

Edward Beatty Rowan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0412
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.

Dates: -

Edward Gorman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0613
Abstract

Author of mysteries (the Tobin and Jack Dwyer series), westerns (as Leo Guild), and horror novels under several pseudonyms. Former advertising executive. Preliminary drafts of his writings.

Dates: 1990 -

Edwin Ford Piper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0040
Abstract

Piper's notes on Western ballads, with music for some; other folk materials including rhymes, riddles, games, folk sayings, quadrille calls, slang, superstitions, and folk remedies.

Dates: 1929-1941

Edwin L. Sabin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0688
Abstract

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

Dates: 1870-1952

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

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