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PCL MS 115 R.D. Brown Collection

The R.D. Brown Collection consists of approximately 0.84 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by R.D. Brown in 1989. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 114 Jack M. Bickham Collection

The Jack M. Bickham Collection consists of approximately 3 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Jack Bickham in 1989. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 105 Arthur W. Upfield Collection

The Arthur W. Upfield Collection consists of approximately 0.2 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Ray Browne in 1986. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 099 Edgar Wallace Collection

The Edgar Wallace Collection consists of approximately 0.4 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by John Ball in 1984. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 098 Malvin Daniel Wald Collection

The Malvin Daniel Wald Collection consists of approximately 3 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Marvin Wald in 1975. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 078 James E. Martin Collection

The James E. Martin Collection consists of approximately 4 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by James E. Martin in 1989 and 1990. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 175 Kay Hooper Collection

The Kay Hooper Collection contains approximately 2 linear feet of literary manuscripts, representing ten of the author’s more than 60 novels.  The collection contains literary manuscripts dating from 1991-1998. The materials were donated by Kay Hooper in 1998 and 1999. There are no restrictions placed on the collection for scholarly use, however all copyright and related interests remain with the author or her assigns. The finding aid was completed by Steve Ammidown, Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist, in July 2016.


PCL MS 138 Michael M. McDowell Collection

The Michael McEachern McDowell Collection includes 20 cubic feet of correspondence and manuscripts dating from 1966-2001. This author of predominantly horror and occult-themed novels and screenplays began donating his collection to the Browne Popular Culture Library around 1987 until his death in 1999. His literary executor, Laurence Senelick, continued to transfer additions after that date. No restrictions have been placed on the use of the collection for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works whether authored by McDowell or by other authors whose work may be found in this collection. The documents were arranged and described by Eric Honneffer and the finding aid completed by him in January 2010.


PCL MS 111 Robert Irvine Collection

Mystery writer, Robert Irvine, has written several books between the years 1974-1995. His books focus on the Church of Latter Day Saints and the excitement of the television and news business. The Robert Irvine Collection was acquired through a series of donations from Mr. Irvine: July 12, 1991, December 18, 1992, October 3, 1994, and November 1, 2001. The collection spans the years 1978-1994 and consists of 2 linear feet. Copyright and literary property rights are retained by the author, or his/her assignees. Subsequent donations to this collection will be made in accordance with the terms and provisions negotiated by the donor and the Browne Popular Culture Library.

There are no restrictions placed upon the use of this collection for scholarly purposes. The collection is open for research; however, photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works authored by Robert Irvine.

The collection was arranged and described by Annie Rose Land June 2013.


PCL MS 032 Guymon Detective Fiction Collection

The correspondence, literary manuscripts, and other non-book material in the Guymon Detective Ficton Collection provide revealing insights into the life and career of E. T. (Ned) Guymon, Jr., the man generally acknowledged to be the world's leading collector of mystery and detective fiction books. Spanning the years 1930 to 1983, the letters, photographs, and other memorabilia reflect Guymon's wide acquaintance with and patronage of the leading authors, collectors, and dealers in the mystery field.

A collection of over 3,000 books amassed by Guymon during the later years of his life is also housed in the Browne Popular Culture Library. The approximately 15,000 titles previously collected by him were donated to the library of his alma mater, Occidental College, Los Angeles in the late 1960s.

Both the book and manuscript collection were donated to Bowling Green State University by Kathryn Guymon, widow of Ned Guymon. This register was prepared by Nancy Steen in November 1985. The collection is open for use by researchers. Standard copyright restrictions are in effect for all unpublished manuscripts.


PCL MS 001 Norman Daniels Collection

Norman Daniels is an author who has worked in several genres of popular fiction. Literary manuscripts, television and radio scripts, and printed stories form the core of the collection.

Norman Daniels and his wife Dorothy had transferred the bulk of their manuscripts and collections to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, by 1985. The collection is open to research, however, the duplication of materials must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled Mark R. McDermott, Graduate Assistant in Popular Culture Studies, in May 1986 and updated in July 2009 by Patricia Falk.