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Alberta Powell Graham Papers

Identifier: MsC0615

A writer of biographies for children (on Columbus, Clara Barton, Lafayette and LaSalle, among others), Mrs. Graham also published more than 300 songs and Strike Up the Band! (1949), a collection of short biographies of American band musicians. Both her books and songs are represented in her papers.

Dates: 1945-1955

Dorothy M. Johnson Papers

Identifier: msC0632

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

Duane Bradley Papers

Identifier: MsC0570

Manuscripts and related materials for several of Mrs. Bradley's titles, including Electing a President (1963) and Sew It and Wear It (1966).

Dates: 1956-1967

Elswyth Thane Papers

Identifier: MsC0707

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

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

Identifier: MsC0869

Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.

Dates: 1888-1990

Jeanette Eyerly Papers

Identifier: MsC0599

Author of books for young adults from More Than a Summer Love, (1962), with a special concern for mental health. Correspondence, notes, various drafts, promotional material, etc., of her many books for adolescents.

Dates: 1925-1994

LeAnn Lemberger Papers

Identifier: MsC0647

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 -

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

Identifier: msc0665

Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).

Dates: 1962-1984

Mary Huiskamp Calhoun

Identifier: msc0577

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

Maxine Finsterwald Papers

Identifier: MsC0427

Radio scriptwriter (Kaffee Klatch and Playhouse of the Air among others) and playwright (as Maxine Wood). Correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, typescripts, etc. Finsterwald, playwright and author, published under the name "Maxine Wood".

Dates: 1928-1983; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

Nancy Veglahn Papers

Identifier: MsC0713

Author of numerous books for young adults, many on science subjects. Collection includes manuscripts and correspondence about, among other titles, Follow the Golden Goose (1971) and Coils, Magnets and Rings (1976).

Dates: 1964-1976

Papers of Ruth Suckow

Identifier: MsC0706

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

Dates: 1887-1988

Shambaugh Family Papers

Identifier: RG99.0152

Benjamin Shambaugh (1871-1940) was a University of Iowa professor of political science and, for many years, superintendent of the State Historical Society of Iowa. He and his wife, Bertha (1870-1953), hosted many scholars' visits to the University.

Dates: 1880-1953

Velma Ford Morrison Papers

Identifier: MsC0662

Author of books for children, president of the Morrison Book Company. Correspondence, preliminary drafts and art work for her books including There's Only One You (1978) and Going On a Dig (1981).

Dates: 1953 - 1982

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