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Maxine Finsterwald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0427
Abstract

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

Meredith Willson Papers

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Identifier: MsC0731
Abstract

Writer, musician, composer, and lyricist, best known for The Music Man. Manuscript drafts from his books, a script from The Music Man, and sheet music.

Dates: 1948-1957

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; Majority of material found in 1953

Nancy Veglahn Papers

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Identifier: MsC0713
Abstract

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

Pamela Walker Manuscripts

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Identifier: MsC0717
Abstract

Teacher and novelist. Author of Twyla (1973, 1976), a book for young adults. Three drafts, related correspondence.

Dates: 1971-1973

Papers of Ruth Suckow

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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

R. Keith Courtney Papers

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Identifier: MsC0761
Abstract

Iowa City resident and artist. From the late 1970s to the late 1980s Courtney conducted a project titled Notes From All Over, which invited artists to send him found objects and printed matter. The collection consists of art works, correspondence, and related documentation dating from 1971-1995.

Dates: 1971-1995

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

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Identifier: MsC0474
Abstract

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

Dates: 1919-1988

Seymour Krim Papers

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Identifier: MsC0367
Abstract

Journalist and essayist. Correspondence, typescripts, notes, reviews, published copies, etc. relating to his literary career and his contributions to beat literature and the new journalism movement.

Dates: 1950-2012

Steven Dow Mossman Papers

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Identifier: MsC0663
Abstract

Writer born in Cedar Rapids. Collection includes extensive pre-publication materials for Mossman's highly regarded novel, The Stones of Summer (1972) as well as drafts written while a student in the Writer's Workshop.

Dates: 1966 - 1972

Thomas W. Duncan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0594
Abstract

Novelist and story writer. Preliminary drafts, notes, revisions, and galley proofs for three of his novels, including a highly successful circus novel, Gus the Great (1947).

Dates: 1940-1959

Thomas Yoseloff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0735
Abstract

Journalist and publisher. Managing editor of The Daily Iowan as a student, later wrote for newspapers including the New York Times and the Omaha World Herald. Collection consists of drafts for A Fellow of Infinite Jest (1946), a biography of Laurence Sterne, and his own autobiography, The Time of My Life.

Dates: 1946; Undated

Vance Bourjaily Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0568
Scope and Contents

Novelist and Writers' Workshop instructor. Typescript with notes and revisions of his novel, A Game Men Play (Dial Press, 1980). Iowa Authors Ms.

Dates: 1980

Wallace Stegner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0703
Abstract

Award-winning novelist, story writer, essayist, historian, English professor at Stanford, and frontline conservationist. Preliminary drafts and proofs for seven novels.

Dates: 1957 - 1977

William A. Rohlf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0685
Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of the manuscript works of Dr. Rohlf's Good Morning, Doctor!, and related materials.

Dates: 1937-1938

Wise Clark Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0419
Abstract

Family papers consisting of correspondence on life in Iowa and Illinois in the Civil War era and beyond.

Dates: 1855 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1860-1869

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