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PCL MS 003 John C. Cooper Collection

John Charles Cooper is a professor of religion and a prolific author of religious works. Literary manuscripts, lectures/speeches and sermons form the core of the collection.

In 1975, Cooper began transferring his literary manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, and continued to send additional manuscripts for many years as they were written or published.

The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy white Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in April 1986 and updated in July 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 005 Willo Davis Roberts Collection

Willo Davis Roberts was a writer of mystery, suspense, gothic, historical and juvenile novels. Literary manuscripts and galley sheets from seven of her works form the core of this collection.

In 1973, Willo Davis Roberts began transferring her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green state University. The collection is open for research, however, the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in March 1986 and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.

Please note that the Grummond Children's Literature Collection located at the University of Southern Mississippi (http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/degrum/public_html/html/research/findaids/DG0822.html) holds additional materials by Willo Davis Roberts.


PCL MS 011 Frederick C. Crews Collection

Frederick C. Crews is an author of parodies and has long been established as a practitioner of psychoanalytical literary criticism. The collection, transferred to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1969, is comprised of literary manuscripts and publishers correspondence.

This collection is open for research, however, the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in May 1986 and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 013 Eric Allen Collection

Eric Allen is an American author of the western genre. The Hanging at Whiskey Smith manuscript is the core of the collection.

In 1969, Allen transferred this manuscript to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of the manuscript must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in May 1986, and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.

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PCL MS 021 Sidney Shelley Collection

Sidney Shelley is an author of fiction. The literary manuscript for Bowmanville Break is the core of the collection.

In 1969 Sidney Shelley transferred this manuscript to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of the manuscript must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in May 1986, and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 022 Jay Mechling Collection

Jay Mechling is an Associate Professor and Chair of the American Studies Program at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of numerous articles pertaining to various aspects of American Studies, Popular Culture, and the Boy Scouts.

In 1984, this collection of articles was transferred to the Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but permission to cite or quote must be obtained from the author. Photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in June 1986, and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 026 Susy Smith Collection

Susy Smith is an author of books on psychic phenomena. Her literary manuscripts form the core of this collection.

In 1969, Susy Smith first began transferring her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. This collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in June 1986, revised in July 1992, and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.

Addendum completed December 1991 by Susan Irwin, Graduate Library Assistant, Browne Popular Culture Library.


PCL MS 027 Millen Brand Collection

Millen Brand was a novelist, screenwriter, juvenile author, poet, and contributor to various literary magazines and anthologies. His most popular works dealt with the care of mental patients. Book jacket manuscripts form the core of the collection.

In 1969, Millen Brand first began transferring his manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in June 1986 and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 028 Richard Elman Collection

Richard Elman is a professional writer of novels, articles, stories, reviews, and poetry. Literary manuscripts form the core of the collection. He writes both under his name and under the pseudonyms Eric Pearl, John Howland Spyker, Delmar Hanks, and Michael Parnell.

In 1969, Richard Elman first began transferring his manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in June 1986, revised in November 1989, and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 031 Dick Perry Collection

Dick Perry is an author of humorous non-fiction articles and books. Literary manuscripts and related materials form the core of the collection.

In 1969, Dick Perry first began transferring his manuscripts to the Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in July 1986 and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 033 William F. Ringle Collection

William Frank Ringle was an anthropologist and instructor at the University of Illinois and at Iowa State University. The collection (PCL MS 033) centers on Ringle's personal interest and professional research into the beat generation of the late 1950s to early 1960s; the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s, including radical social history and politics, Ethnopharmacology drug culture, rock music, and alternative publications; black history and culture, including music; native American history and culture; and miscellaneous other subjects.

The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in April 1988, through the cooperation of Sinan Demirel, a close friend of Ringle's, and Ben Wiese, the executor of the Ringle estate. The collection was inventoried by Sinan Demirel after Ringle's death, and was organized and arranged at the Browne Popular Culture Library by Kelly Roddy, who also prepared the biographical sketch and box/folder inventory.

With the exception of the 19 restricted folders listed in this register, the collection is open to public access for research. However, the duplication of any materials must comply with applicable copyright laws.

This register was compiled by Brenda McCallum, Head Librarian, and Kelly Roddy, Library Assistant, Browne Popular Culture Library, June 1989. This finding aid was updated and revised in September 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 048 Allen and John Saunders

John Allen Saunders, who for most of his professional life went by the name of Allen, was a professor, journalist, novelist, playwright, and philanthropist, but was best known as the writer behind several comic strips, most notably Mary Worth and Steve Roper. This collection reflects his vast array of occupations and interests. Most of the collection centers on his work as a comic strip writer, including research files for story ideas, professional and fan correspondence, original artwork panels, proof sheets and proof books, and publicity materials. The collection also contains other professional and personal files.

The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library on August 12th, 1986, by Allen Saunders' son, John, and is formally named the Allen and John Saunders Collection. The sorting, cleaning and preliminary inventory of the original artwork was done by two student assistants, Patrick Barrett and Laura Yurek. The initial boxing, sorting and preliminary inventory of the manuscript materials was done by student assistant Vickie Campbell.

With the exception of the 73 folders listed on page 6 of this register, the collection is open to public access for research. However, the duplication of any materials must comply with applicable copyright laws. Because of the unique content of this collection, particularly with concern to the original artwork, there is a copyright restriction clause within the deed of gift.

This register was compiled by Dana Sergent, Graduate Research Assistant and Daniel P. Truckey, Student Assistant, during the Spring and Summer of 1991. It was edited by Brenda McCallum, Head Librarian of the Popular Culture Library, Fall 1991. It was updated in October 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 065 Andrew M. Greeley Collection

The Andrew M. Greeley Collection consists of 1.25 linear feet of fiction manuscript materials by the author. Dr. Michael Marsden donated the manuscripts in this collection between 1989 and 1992. The collection is open for research, but photocopying or other duplication of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Debbie Chimahusky under the supervision of Jean Geist, Popular Culture Library Associate II in February 1999. It was updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk and in August 2017 by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown.


PCL MS 109 Michael Avallone Collection

Michael Avallone was a freelance writer, editor, cartoonist, and film critic. He has written in almost every literary genre and is known for his fast-paced, pulp-like, novels. The Michael Avallone Collection dates from 1941 to 1982 and consists of various correspondence, notes, newspaper articles, and book reviews. The collection spans ½ linear feet and was originally filed in the Michael Cook Collection but was separated out May 22, 1989.

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 Michael Avallone. This register was compiled by Annie Rose Land, Popular Culture Library Associate I, in June 2013.


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 139 Paul S. Newman Collection

Paul S. Newman is a contemporary creator of comic book stories, ranging from science fiction to humor. A manuscript for the text of a DarkWing Duck comic book is the core of the collection.

In 1995, Paul S. Newman transferred one manuscript to the Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Kirk Richardson under the supervision of Jean Geist, Popular Culture Associate II. It was updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 141 Michael B. Corbett Collection

Michael B. Corbett is a collector of and participant in Mail Art. Thirty-four separate exhibits as well as miscellaneous articles and letters comprise the core of the collection.

In 1995 Michael B. Corbett transferred the original collection of mail art to the Browne Popular Culture Library. Additional donations in nine installments were collected through 1998, and additions to the collection are anticipated. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Kirk Richardson under the supervision of Jean Geist, Popular Culture Library Associate II.


PCL MS 148 Henry Steeger Collection

Henry Steeger was a writer, publisher and collector of pulp magazines. Correspondence with other authors and collectors form the core of this collection.

Shirley Steeger transferred Henry Steeger's correspondence to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in November, 1996. The collection is open for research; however, photocopying or other duplication of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Kirk Richardson under the supervision of Jean Geist, Popular Culture Library Associate II in February 1997. This finding aid was updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 212 Alice Faye & Joan Blaine Letters Collection

This collection consists of letters written by actresses Alice Faye and Joan Blair to young fan Avalon Benson of London Mills, Illinois. The letters were written between 1941 and 1948. The collection was purchased in December 2005. The collection is open for research, however, photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. The finding aid was completed by Steve Ammidown, Manuscripts Archivist, in July 2016.