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Alberta Powell Graham Papers

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Identifier: msc0615
Abstract 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

Cornelia Meigs Papers

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Identifier: msc0658
Abstract Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1949

Dorothy M. Johnson Papers

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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

Duane Bradley Papers

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Identifier: msc0570
Abstract 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

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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

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

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Identifier: msc0212
Abstract British writer and philosopher. Manuscripts for most of her novels, plays, and poetry, primarily handwritten drafts in notebooks.
Dates: 1960-2000

Jeanette Eyerly Papers

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Identifier: msc0599
Abstract 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

Julie McDonald Papers

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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

LeAnn Lemberger Papers

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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 -

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

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Identifier: msc0665
Abstract Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).
Dates: 1962-1984

Marjorie Medary Papers

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Identifier: msc0657
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents of editor and author of books for young adults, Marjorie Medary. This collection drafts and other materials relating to Prairie Printer (a sequel to Buckeye Boy), about a pioneer northeast Iowa newspaperman; Orange Winter, about Florida in the 1870's; College in Crinoline and Prairie Anchorage, both of which have pioneer settings, and some other works.
Dates: 1930 - 1950

Mary Huiskamp Calhoun

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Identifier: msc0577
Abstract Well-known children's author. This collection consists of several versions of her manuscript for Magic in the Alley. Iowa Author Ms.
Dates: 1964-1968

Maxine Finsterwald Papers

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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 in 1940-1960

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

Papers of Ruth Suckow

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Identifier: MsC0706
Overview This collection is comprised of photographs, letters, paintings, and manuscripts of Ruth Suckow, family, and friends.
Dates: 1887-1988

Shambaugh Family Papers

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Identifier: RG99.0152
Abstract 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

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Identifier: msc0662
Abstract 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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