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Authors, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Hartzell Spence Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0701
Abstract

Born in Clarion, Iowa, Spence graduated from the University of Iowa in 1930. From 1930 to 1941 he was the United Press bureau manager in Des Moines, and saw service during WW II in the Army Air Forces where he was the founder and first editor of Yank, the Army weekly newspaper. After the war, he worked as a free-lance writer, particularly noted for his reporting on religion. He also published several novels, wrote a comic strip (David Crane) and scripts for the weekly radio program, One Foot in Heaven, broadcast on the ABC network, 1944-1945. This collection consists of drafts for numerous articles and stories, including those for The Story of Religion in America, published in Look, 1957-1960.

Dates: 1941-1962; Majority of material found within 1950-1962

Henry Gregor Felsen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0601
Abstract

Novelist, story writer and author of children's books, including Hot Rod, a best-seller for 30 years. Correspondence and literary manuscripts.

Dates: 1942-1970

Homer Calkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0504
Abstract

Historian, archivist, and author. Correspondence files; diaries; memorabilia; scrapbooks dealing with his early life, education, career in the State Department, and work for the Methodist Church.

Dates: 1897-1996

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0869
Abstract

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

Dates: 1888-1990

Irving Brant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0569
Abstract

Writer and journalist. Manuscripts for four of his books, including The Bill of Rights.

Dates: 1962-1972

J. Hyatt Downing Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0591
Abstract

Novelist and story writer. Correspondence, subject files, biographical material, and preliminary drafts of his writings.

Dates: 1925-1968

James C. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0708
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1940

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

 Collection
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

Jeanette Eyerly Papers

 Collection
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

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

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; 1930-1939

(Katherine) Eleanor Saltzman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0689
Abstract

Iowa regional writer. This collection consists of manuscripts for Ever Tomorrow and Stuart's Hill, and her unpublished novel, Carpthorne; manuscripts and tear sheets of her short stories and poems; as well as correspondence, notes, and clippings. Iowa Author Mss.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1933-1945; 1848 - 1945

Keith Robertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0684
Abstract

Subject files documenting Robertson's literary career, including typescript drafts of Henry Reed's Big Show (1958) and The Crow and the Castle (1967). There are also folders of correspondence, research, royalty statements, etc., all relating to the writing and publishing of his children's books and short stories. Iowa Author Mss.

Dates: 1941-1991

Lawrence Oakley Cheever Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0494
Abstract

Industrial editor, author, book and bookplate collector. Correspondence, drafts, publications, and research relating to his interest in book illustrators, books and book plates.

Dates: 1931-1972

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

Marcus Bach Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0560
Abstract

Religion professor and writer. Early typescript drafts of six of his books, including The Dream Gate and Report to Protestants.

Dates: 1948-1995

Marquis Childs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0581
Abstract

Pulitzer prize-winning journalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Typescript drafts, galleys, proofs, and layouts for some of his books. Also general correspondence files, speeches, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1939-1978; Majority of material found within 1950-1969

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