Women's Studies Collections -- Novels and Short Stories Subject Guide
Martha Albrand (1914-1981). Manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the writer whose No Surrender served as inspiration for the film Captain Carey, U.S.A.
Sanora Babb (1907-2005). Manuscripts for her acclaimed memoir An Owl on Every Post.
Naomi Lane Babson (1895-1985). Manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, and other material from the Montana author, including several unpublished works.
Beryl Bainbridge (1932-2010). Manuscripts from the notable author and screenwriter.
Margaret S. Banister (1894-1977). Manuscripts, correspondence, and memorabilia from this prominent American writer.
Margaret Culkin Banning (1891-1982). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, photographs, and other items from the groundbreaking, prolific feminist writer.
Joanna Barnes (1934- ). Manuscripts from this actor and writer include her novels Pastora and Silverwood.
Jane Barry (1925-2001). Manuscripts and correspondence from the notable author.
Camilla Bittle (1923-1999). Manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs from the writer best known for her novel Dear Family.
Florence Bonime (1907-1990). Manuscripts for a novel as well as material regarding psychoanalytic writing, from the noted author, editor, and creative writing instructor.
Alicia Borinsky (1946- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, video recordings, and other material from the acclaimed Argentinian novelist, poet, literary critic, and educator.
Ann Borowik (1930- ). Manuscripts and other materials from the writer; includes her best-known work How Many Miles to Babylon.
Janet H. Caird (1913-1994). Manuscripts from this novelist well known for her Gothic mystery books.
Gladys Hasty Carroll (1904-1999). Manuscripts and correspondence from this popular novelist and short story writer.
Josephine Carson (1919-2002). Manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and other material from the prominent American novelist, short story writer, poet, and memoirist.
Mary Carter (1923- ). Manuscripts and correspondence from the recognized American novelist.
Ilka Chase (1905-1978). Manuscripts and correspondence from the American author and actress.
Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1973). Correspondence from the acclaimed Maine author.
Susan Taylor Chehak (1951- ). Manuscripts and other professional material from the novelist and teacher who taught the course “Introduction to Fiction Writing” at University of California, LosAngeles.
Anna Clarke (1919-2004). Manuscripts, journals and diaries, printed material, research material, photographs, and correspondence from the notable author.
Marian B. Cockrell (1909-1999). Manuscripts and other material from the notable author.
Joy Cowley (1936- ). This collection consists of various manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, and other items from the prominent children's author.
Margaret Creal (1920-2001). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the recognized American author.
Babs Deal (1929-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the novelist, known for her portrayals of life in her native Alabama.
Margaret Drabble (1939- ). Manuscripts and correspondence from the acclaimed English novelist, biographer, and critic.
Evelyn Eaton (1902-1983). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the prolific Canadian author and educator.
Dorothy Eden (1912-1982). Manuscripts and electronic media from the notable New Zealand author.
Mary [Dorothy Mary Stewart] Elgin (1917-1965). Manuscripts from the notable author.
Cathleen Burns Elmer (1918-). Manuscripts and other items from the noted short story writer and critic.
Gisela Elsner (1937-1992). Manuscripts, printed material, and other material from the notable author.
Elizabeth Fenwick (1920-). Manuscripts from the detective novelist, including excerpts from her works The Passenger, The Silent Cousin, andA Night Run.
Patricia Finney (1958-). Manuscripts, diaries and journals, professional materials, correspondence, printed materials, and other items from the notable author.
Joan Fleming (1908-1980). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the popular British crime and suspense novelist.
Martha Foley (1897-1977). Manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, and memorabilia from the founder and editor of Story magazine and longtime editor of the Best American Short Stories anthology series.
Leatrice Fountain (1924-2015). Manuscripts from the noted American writer and daughter of silent film star John Gilbert.
Janet Frame (1924-2004). Manuscripts from the notable author.
Celia Fremlin (1914-2009). Manuscripts from the award-winning British mystery writer.
Menna Gallie (1920-1990). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed materials, photographs, and other materials from the notable writer, and author of You're Welcome to Ulster.
Tana de Gamez (1920-). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and other items from the notable journalist.
Judy Gardiner (1922-). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, research materials, legal materials, audio materials, and other items from the notable author.
Nancy Bruff Gardner (1909-2009). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed material, and other items from the American novelist.
Chloe Gartner (1916-2003). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and other items from the novelist who wrote several historical novels including Anne Bonny.
Rosemary Gatenby (1918-2007). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the recognized American mystery novelist.
Stella Gibbons (1902-1989). Manuscripts, notebooks, and poetry from the English writer and author of Cold Comfort Farm.
Maurade Glennon (1926-). Manuscripts from the notable teacher, and writer.
Rumer Godden (1907-1998). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, research material, and other material from the prolific English author who grew up in what is now Bangladesh.
Mildred (1912-1979) and Gordon Gordon (1912-2002) Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and more material from the novelist and her husband who together wrote many crime fiction novels, some of which became films.
Joanne Greenberg (1932-). Manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and several other items from the noted novelist, including material regarding her groundbreaking autobiographical novel of her struggle with schizophrenia, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden.
Beatriz Guido (1924-1988). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, professional materials, and an audio cassette from the notable author.
Rosa Guy (1923-2012). Manuscripts from the award-winning African-American author, including six unpublished novels, as well as various short stories, articles, interviews, and speeches.
Nancy Hallinan (1921-). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed materials, professional materials, legal materials, financial materials, audio materials, photographs, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other items from the notable author.
Josephine Hart (1942-2011). Manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, and other items from the prominent Irish writer, theater producer and television presenter.
Molly Costain Haycraft (1911-2005). Manuscripts and related items from the notable author.
Catherine Heath (1924-1991). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and a photograph from the notable author and poet.
Mrs. Robert Henrey (1906-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, artwork, and other materials from the notable author.
Carol Hill (1942- ). Manuscripts, research and more from the recognized American novelist, known for her offbeat style and wit.
Dolores Hitchens (1907-1973). Manuscripts and printed material from the prolific mystery novelist whose novel The Watcher was adapted for an episode of the TV series The Thriller.
Maude Hutchins (1899-1991). Manuscripts and other papers from the American novelist, known as the greatest writer of the "nouveau roman" style in English.
Storm Jameson (1891-1896). The Storm Jameson collection consists of manuscripts for her novel The White Crow (Macmillan, 1968).
Nora Johnson (1933-).Manuscripts, correspondence, audio, and more from the American and daughter of legendary screenwriter Nunnally Johnson.
Gayl Jones (1949-). Several manuscripts of various works by the groundbreaking, acclaimed African-American novelist and poet, including her novels Eva's Man and Mosquito.
Mildred Jordan (1901-1982). Manuscripts, research material and correspondence from the author and playwright whose books mainly focused on the Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants to America.
Ilona Karmel (1925-2000). Manuscripts and proofs for Karmel's classic novel of the Holocaust, An Estate of Memory, by the acclaimed Polish-American writer and Holocaust survivor.
Pamela Kaufman (1942-). Various materials pertaining to Shield of Three Lions written by the novelist best known for her historical fiction works.
M.M. Kaye (1908-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries and journals, artwork, photographs, and much more, from the popular English novelist and daughter of a British colonial officer, Sir Cecil Kaye; her papers provide a personal document of life during the British occupation.
Mary Kelly (1927-). Manuscripts from the notable author.
Lona B. Kenney (1896-1994). Manuscripts, research, notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, audio recordings, photographs, and other items from the noted writer of novels, short stories, teleplays, and memoirs.
Margaret Lane (1907-1994). The Margaret Lane collection consists of the manuscripts for her novels A Calabash of Diamonds (Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1961; Heinemann, 1961) and A Smell of Burning (Hamish Hamilton, 1965; Knopf, 1966).
Mary Lavin (1912-1996). Manuscripts, correspondence, and much more from the prominent Irish-American short story writer and novelist.
Josephine Lawrence (1895-1990). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the prolific novelist, known for her focus on the role of class in America.
Josette Lazar (1921-1977). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and more from the prominent American author.
Cecilie Leslie (1908-1988). Manuscripts and research from the English novelist, who set her fiction in India.
Donna Levin (1954- ). Manuscripts, letters, and other writings by the recognized author, editor, teacher, and entrepreneur.
Clarice Lispector (1920-1977). Manuscript and printed material from the notable author.
Norah Lofts (1904-1983). Manuscripts from the notable author.
Emilie Loring (1866-1951). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the prolific American romance novelist.
Mary Lutyens (1908-1999). Manuscripts, research materials, correspondence, personal memorabilia, notebooks, photographs, and printed material from the notable author.
Robert (1879-1949) and Sylvia Lynd (1888-1952) Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the prominent Irish writers, including letters from Robert Graves, Thomas Hardy, William Butler Yeats, and other literary figures.
Joyce MacIver (1904-1999). Manuscripts and other items from the noted American novelist and playwright.
Rachel Maddux (1912-1983). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, personal items, and research from the influential, genre-bending novelist and short story writer.
Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed material, and photographs from the notable author.
Jo-Ann Mapson (1952-). Manuscripts, letters, research, and other material from this popular and acclaimed novelist, known for her writings on life in the contemporary American West.
Lenore G. Marshall (1897-1971). Manuscripts and other papers from the recognized novelist, poet, and peace activist.
Ana Maria Matute (1926-2014). Manuscripts from the notable author.
Monica McCall (1889-1982). Files and papers from the powerful and influential English-American editor and literary agent, including her files on Alice Walker and Muriel Rukeyser (McCall’s longtime partner).
Arona McHugh (1926-1996). Manuscripts, letters, and other items from the best-selling Boston-based author and teacher.
Sue Miller (1943- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the best-selling American novelist.
Gwen Moffat (1924-). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and personal memorabilia from the notable writer.
Ursule Molinaro (1916-2000). Manuscripts and other papers by this prolific and celebrated novelist, playwright, poet, and translator, including her final, unpublished novel.
Berry Morgan (1919-2002). Manuscripts for several short stories by this prolific Mississippi writer, known for her “King’s Town” stories published in The New Yorker and elsewhere.
Edita Morris (1902-1988). Manuscripts from this recognized Swedish-American writer, activist, and humanitarian.
Peggy [March Cost] Morrison (1897-1973). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and photographs from the notable author.
Penelope Mortimer (1918-1999). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, journals and diaries, and printed material from the notable author.
Patricia Moyes (1923-2000). Manuscripts, printed material, legal material, financial material, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia from the notable author.
Helen Nielsen (1918-2002). Manuscripts and correspondence from the noted mystery novelist and writer for television programs such as Perry Mason and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
Barbara Paul (1931-). Manuscripts from the noted American mystery and science fiction novelist.
Anne Petry (1908-1997). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, photographs, audio recordings, and personal memorabilia from the pioneering African-American writer, including drafts of her novels Country Place and The Narrows, as well as her biography of Harriet Tubman.
Carlene Polite (1932-2009). Drafts and notebooks by the African-American writer, for her groundbreaking and influential novel The Flagellants.
Zelda Popkin (1898-1993). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal papers, and other material from the popular and acclaimed writer, including manuscripts and other documents regarding her novels Small Victory (one of the earliest American novels to address the Holocaust) and Quiet Street (the first American novel dealing with the 1948 founding of Israel).
Nancy A.J. Potter (1926-). Manuscripts and other material from the critically esteemed short story writer.
Suzanne Prou (1920-1995). Manuscripts from the notable author.
Mary [Eileen Mary Challens] Renault (1905-1983). Manuscripts for several novels by the prominent English writer, known for her historical novels set in ancient Greece.
Jill Robinson (1936-). Manuscripts and correspondence from the acclaimed novelist and memoirist, including Past Forgetting, her account of amnesia.
Elizabeth Roget (1900-1990). Manuscripts and correspondence from this novelist and translator, including her translation of the journals of Jules Renard (co-written with poet Louise Bogan).
Daphne Rooke (1914-2009). Manuscripts, printed material, notebooks, and photographs from the notable authors.
William Roos (1911-1987) and Audrey Kelly (1912-1982) [Kelly Roos]. Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the celebrated mystery novelists and co-writers of the Jeff and Haila Troy detective series.
Norma Rosen (1925-). Manuscripts from the popular novelist, known for her poignant portraits of American Jewish women.
Judith Rossner (1935-2005). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence research, and personal papers from the acclaimed writer, including several unpublished works.
Sylvia Rothchild (1923-2009). Manuscripts and other items from the prominent writer and commentator on the Jewish experience in America.
Mary Doria Russell (1950-). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, photographs, and other material from the critically lauded novelist and paleoanthropologist.
Froma Sand (1910-1998). Manuscripts, journals, diaries, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the American novelist, screenwriter, and memoirist.
Helga Sandburg (1918-2014). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the prolific novelist, memoirist, poet, children’s author, and daughter of Carl Sandburg.
Joan Sanders (1924-1993). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, artwork, notebooks, and other material from the acclaimed American novelist.
Susan Fromberg Schaeffer (1941-2011). Manuscripts, notebooks, diaries, correspondence, and other material from the acclaimed novelist, poet, and educator.
Shirley Schoonover (1936-2004). Manuscripts and correspondence from the recognized novelist, short story writer, and critic, including some unpublished works.
Natalie Anderson Scott (1906-1983). Manuscripts, printed items, and other material from the Ukranian-American novelist.
Elizabeth Seifert (1897-1983). Manuscripts and correspondence from the American author best known for her realistic novels about the lives of doctors.
Shirley Seifert (1888-1971). Manuscripts from the distinguished American historical novelist.
Mary Lee Settle (1918-2005). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, audio, video, and other material from the award-winning novelist and author of the acclaimed “Beulah Quintet” series.
Margaret Shedd (1900-1986). Manuscripts, notes, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the novelist, translator, and founder of the Centro Mexicano de Escritores, for Mexican and American writers.
Jo [Ruth Seid] Sinclair (1913-1995). Manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, and other items from the recognized novelist, known for her writings on race relations and immigrants.
Barbara Probst Solomon (1928-). Manuscripts and correspondence from the prominent novelist, translator, essayist, and editor.
Florence Jane Soman (1906-2002). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the acclaimed novelist and short fiction writer.
Christina Stead (1902-1983). Manuscript and correspondence from the notable author.
D.E. Stevenson (1892-1973). The D.E. Stevenson collection includes manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, and photographs.
Ramona Stewart (1922-2006). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the noted American novelist.
Grace Zaring Stone (1896-1977). Notebooks and manuscripts from the American novelist.
Jean Stubbs (1926-2012). The Jean Stubbs collection includes manuscripts, printed material, and correspondence.
Margaret Summerton The collection of materials belonging to this American author consists of publisher's copies of the novels Ring of Mischief (1965) and Quin's Hide (1964).
Lois Swann (1944-). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and other material from the talented poet and novelist known for her historical fiction set in New England.
Madge Swindells Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, professional material, and scrapbooks from the notable author.
Elswyth Thane (1900-1984). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, notebooks, photographs, diaries, and other material from the prolific author of historical fiction, biography, and history.
Nancy Thayer (1943-). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the popular and acclaimed novelist, known for her portrayals of women’s lives.
Rhoda Truax (1901-2000). Manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs from the historian of the medical profession, known for her book The Doctors Warren of Boston.
Agnes Sligh Turnbull (1888-1982). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, and other items from the popular and prolific novelist.
Barbara Ucko (1945-). Manuscripts, correspondence, and notebooks from the noted American novelist and writer.
Luisa Valenzuela (1938-). Manuscripts and notebooks from the notable novelist and short-story writer.
Dorothy Blake Walter [Katherine Walter] (1908-1999). Numerous manuscripts by the popular and prolific American author and educator.
Mary Jane Ward (1905-1981). Manuscripts, scrapbooks, correspondence, and other material from the prolific novelist, best-known for The Snake Pit, her autobiographical memoir of mental illness and institutionalization; also included is the manuscript for her final, unpublished novel.
Frances Shelley Wees (1902-1982). The Frances Shelley Wees collection consists of manuscripts, printed material, photographs, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Mary Wesley (1912-2002). The Mary Wesley collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, professional material, printed material, photographs, audio recordings, and other material.
Dorothy West (1907-1998). Correspondence and photographs from the prominent African-American writer and important contributor to the Harlem Renaissance. The papers include letters from Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston; also present is a short manuscript by Countee Cullen.
Jan Westcott (1912-). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials from this American historical romance novelist.
Christine Weston (1904-1989). Indian-born, American fiction writer. Collection includes correspondence regarding Indigo, Weston’s acclaimed novel about life in India.
Hilda White (1917-2012). Manuscripts, correspondence, journals, photographs, and other items from the American poet and novelist.
Nelia Gardner White (1894-1957). Manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, and other material from the popular and prolific novelist and short story writer.
Phyllis Whitney (1903-). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and other materials from the Japanese-born American mystery writer dubbed the “Queen of the American Gothics” who wrote for both the juvenile and adult mystery markets.
Stella Wilchek (1920-). Manuscripts and printed material from the notable author.
Mona Williams (1916-1991). Manuscript for her novel Year of the Lion, as well as notes toward a novel about the first female U.S. president.
Ruth Wolff (1909?-1972). Manuscripts for Wolff’s novel The Space Between.
Constance Wright (1897-1987). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, diaries, and other material from the noted American novelist and biographer.
Anzia Yezierska (1880-1970). Manuscripts, correspondence, notes, photographs, and other papers from the celebrated Russian-American Jewish short story writer, novelist, and memoirist.
Helen Yglesias (1915-2007). Manuscripts for the first two novels from the recognized novelist and editor.
Ruth Yorck (1909-1966). The Ruth Yorck collection consists of manuscripts, photographs, correspondence.
Margaret Yorke (1924-2012). The Margaret Yorke collection consists of manuscripts, professional material, and correspondence.
Phyllis Brett Young (1912-1996). The Phyllis Brett Young collection consists of manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, and photographs. There is also a considerable amount of material related to Young’s father, scientific writer George S. Brett (1879-1944).