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Authors, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

B. M. Bower Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2615
Scope and Contents

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Business and personal correspondence (1924-1941) of western novelist B. M. Bower and family; manuscripts and research notes (1904-1940) for books by Bower; publishing and copyright contracts (1904-1951); and photographs (1882-1911) of the Bower family.

Dates: 1882-1951

Bertram C. Broome Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-772
Abstract

Author. Manuscripts of fictional stories by Broome relating to the late 1800's in the American Southwest, including "Pagan of the Mesa" "Navajo Gold""Injun Toll" and "Trail Dust"; correspondence (1927-1934); and watercolors and ink drawings by Broome.

Dates: 1890-1937

Cy Martin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1942
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Author. Manuscripts (1968) of "Your Horoscope" and children's stories; books (1973-1975) written by Martin; magazines (1966-1975), some containing stories by Martin; and biographical information on Cy Martin, the pen name of William Stillman Keezer. Cy Martin Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1966-1975

Ercelle Moore Collection

 Collection — Box M-68
Identifier: WHC-M-1724
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Author. Memoirs (n.d.) of Ercelle Moore; copies of journals (1947, 1975, 1982) with stories and poems by Moore; a teleplay set in Oklahoma and entitled "Christmas at Crossroads" by Moore, and correspondence (1977) with Lawrence Kimble concerning the teleplay; along with a copy of a screenplay (1975) by James McDonald and Robert Gerlach, written for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and entitled "The Seminar." Ercelle Moore Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1947-1952

Helen Elizabeth Blackert Layton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1336
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Collector. Manuscript of "Pilgrims on the Plains" by Kate Smith Aplington, published in 1913; correspondence (1912-1914) concerning the publication of the book; manuscript of "Life and Writings of Samuel A. Deming by His Brother" (1849); and newspaper clippings (1840-1916), all belonging to Helen Layton, great-niece of Kate Aplington.

Dates: 1840-1916

Lois Lenski Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-356
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Author and illustrator. Manuscripts (1918-1971), original artwork (1917-1939) and typescripts of speeches and articles (1932-1970) by Lenski; her business and personal correspondence (1912-1972); biographical materials (1930-1970) on Lenski, including a scrapbook compiled by Letha Barde; and information (1956-1972) concerning collections of Lois Lenski materials in other repositories. Lois Lenski Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1907-1972

Ralph J. Stromstad Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2598
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Correspondence (1932-1992), manuscripts (1945-1996), poetry (n.d.), and published works (1981-1994) by Ralph J. Stromstad. Includes text and illustrations for his books, such as The Little People of Castle Mountain (1980-1981), There Goes the Neighborhood (1994), and The Saga of G. I. Joe (1990), among others.

Dates: 1931-1996

Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1377
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One piece of notepaper, in two halves, presumed to be in Clemens' hand, on which are recorded brief thoughts regarding religion, piousness, etc.

Dates: unspecified

Sandburg, Carl (Charles August), 1878-1967

 Person
Dates: Existence: 1878-01-06 - 1967-07-22

Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946

 Person
Dates: Existence: 1860-08-14 - 1946-10-23

University of Oklahoma Press Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1649
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of various authors who had books published by the University of Oklahoma Press. University of Oklahoma Press Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1920-1950

Winnfield Russell Pender Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1214
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Author. An unpublished novel by Pender entitled "The Treasure of Montezuma" which recounts an adventure-filled search for the fabled Aztec treasure.

Dates: 1959

World Literature Today Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1897
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Literary journal. Correspondence (1926-2003) between the journal's directors, and University of Oklahoma administrators and faculty, and with authors and prospective authors, regarding the journal's operation, publishing procedures and standards, and works published. Also included are files (1926-1951) regarding the exodus of authors and playwrights from Nazi Germany and Spain to the United States and Mexico.

Dates: 1926-2003