Women's Studies Collections -- Popular Fiction Subject Guide
V.C. Andrews (1924-1986). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, a notebook, and other material from the pioneer of the gothic romance/mystery genre, and author of the popular Flowers in the Attic series.
Faith Baldwin (1893-1978). Manuscripts, correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, audio recordings, and much more from the best-selling and prolific American romance novelist and short story writer.
Jo Bannister (1951- ). Manuscripts and correspondence from one of Ireland’s most prominent suspense novelists.
Evelyn Berckman (1900-1978). Manuscripts correspondence, photographs, research material, and more from this author noted for her detective and Gothic horror novels, as well as her non-fiction.
John (1908-1988) and Madeleine (1912-1988) Bingham. Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, and much more from the popular and prolific British authors.
Sara Bowen-Judd (1922-1986). Manuscript for her novel Let's Choose Executioners, from the prolific British mystery writer.
Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930-1999). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, memorabilia, diaries, audio and video recordings, and other material from the revered fantasy and science-fiction writer and editor, author of The Mists of Avalon, the Darkover novels, and much more.
Patricia Carlon (1927-2002). Manuscripts and other items from the Australian romance and suspense novelist and short story writer.
Barbara Cartland (1901-2000). Manuscripts and correspondence from the popular English romance novelist and media personality.
Cecily Crowe (1911-1997). Manuscripts from the American author of Gothic mystery and romance.
Mildred B. Davis (1930- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the American mystery and suspense novelist.
Doris Miles Disney (1907-1976). Manuscripts and other items from the prolific American mystery writer.
Madeleine Duke (1925- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, diaries, and other material from the noted British author of espionage fiction, science fiction, and mystery.
Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001). Manuscripts, correspondence, extensive research material, photographs, and other items from the prolific Scottish author of historical romances.
Mignon G. Eberhart (1899-1996). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the pioneering American suspense novelist and short story writer, known for creating one of the first female detective protagonists.
DeLoris Stanton Forbes (1923- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the prolific American author of crime fiction and other writings.
Celia Fremlin (1914-2009). Manuscripts from the award-winning British mystery writer.
Elizabeth George (1949-). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and more from the acclaimed American novelist of mystery and suspense.
Dorothy Gilman (1923-2012). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, and other material from the author of the popular “Mrs. Pollifax” mystery novel series.
Sue Grafton (1940-). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, notes, research, and other items from one of America’s most popular mystery novelists.
Elizabeth Linington (1921-1988). Manuscripts of novels, short stories, and poetry from the prolific American mystery and crime novelist known as the "Queen of Procedurals."
Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, and other items from the acclaimed mystery and suspense writer.
Jessica Mann (1937-). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and other items from the noted British mystery novelist and non-fiction writer.
Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982). Manuscripts from the acclaimed New Zealander mystery novelist.
Helen McCloy (1904-1992). Manuscripts and correspondence from the American mystery novelist best known for her Dr. Basil Willing series.
Raylyn Moore (1928-2005). Manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and other items from the noted author and editor of fantasy and science fiction.
Anne Morice (1918-1989). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the popular English mystery author.
Shannon O'Cork (1944- ). Manuscripts and other material from the American author of mystery and romance fiction.
Lillian O'Donnell (1936-2006). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, artwork, scrapbooks, and other items from the pioneering American crime novelist known for creating one of fiction’s first female police officers.
Anne Perry (1938-). Manuscripts for several books by the popular Australian novelist of mysteries set in Victorian England.
Evelyn Piper [Merriam Modell] (1908-1994). Manuscripts for two novels by the American author of popular short fiction.
Dorothy Simpson (1933- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the popular British mystery author.
Leslie Stephan (1933-). The Leslie Stephan collection includes manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, and legal documents.
Phoebe Atwood Taylor (1909-1976). Manuscripts, correspondence, artwork, memorabilia, and other material from the humorous New England mystery novelist known for creating Asey Mayo, the "Codfish Sherlock."
June Thomson (1930- ). Manuscripts and other material from the popular English crime novelist.
Janice Law Trecker (1941-). Manuscripts of novels, nonfiction, short stories, and articles from the pioneering mystery novelist known for her Anna Peters novels, one of the first series to feature a female detective.
Janet Gregory Vermandel (1922-2002). Manuscripts, research material, printed material, and other material from this American mystery writer.
Clarissa Watson (1918-2012). Multiple drafts of Watson's 1985 novel Runaway , from the noted American mystery writer.
Anne Wingate (1943-). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials from the popular American mystery novelist, who also wrote under the pseudonyms Martha G. Webb and Lee Martin.