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  • Collection: Browne Popular Culture Library Manuscripts
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PCL MS 001 Norman Daniels Collection

Norman Daniels was an author of 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. Questions about this collection should be directed to the archivist. This register was compiled Mark R. McDermott, Graduate Assistant in Popular Culture Studies, in May 1986 and updated in July 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 002 Dorothy Daniels Collection

Dorothy Smith Daniels was a prolific writer of novels of the Gothic genre. The core of the Dorothy Daniels Collection consists of correspondence, fan mail, literary manuscripts, galley sheets, story synopses, and books, dating from 1965 to 1985. In 1969, Dorothy Daniels began transferring her literary manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, and continued to send additional manuscripts as they were written or published. The collection is open for research, however, the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register has been compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in March 1986 and updated 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 023 Florence Hershman Collection

Florence Hershman is an author of the romance genre. The literary manuscript for The Moreland Legacy is the core of the collection. She writes under the pseudonyms, Diana Haviland and Diana Browning.

In 1985, Florence Hershman began transferring 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.

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PCL MS 059 Susan Cohen Collection

The Susan Cohen Collection consists of approximately 0.75 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Susan Cohen in 1976. 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 082 Hester J. Mundis Collection

The Hester J. Mundis Collection consists of approximately 0.2 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Hester J. Mundis in 1969. 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 102 Jerrold Mundis Collection

Jerrold Mundis is a writer, speaker, and counselor. He has written 17 novels, 13 non-fiction books, and around 100 short stories, essays, and articles. He has written under various pseudonyms, including Robert Calder, Eric Corder, and Julia Withers. Two of his well known novels are Gerhardt's Children and The Dogs. His works have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Harper's Weekly, and been selected for The Book-of-the-Month Club.

The Mundis Collection of .2 linear feet consists of the manuscript Echo in a Dark Wind and a set of edits for the manuscript. This manuscript was donated to Bowling Green State University in May 1969. The collection has no restrictions placed upon its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works.

This finding aid was prepared by Patty Falk in September 2011.


PCL MS 142 Romance Writers of America Archives

This collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1995 by the Romance Writers of America (RWA). Several additions have been made to the collection since, the latest coming in 2008. The collection contains RWA's organizational archives, including historical information relating to the founding of the organization, Board of Directors information, correspondence, Annual Conference planning records, and multimedia materials. The collection is open for research, but any reproduction of materials must comply with applicable copyright laws. The finding aid was completed by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in September, 2016.


PCL MS 144 Glenda Sanders Collection

Glenda Sanders is a contemporary American author of romance novels. Original typescripts of twenty-seven of her novels, twelve synopses, twelve book cover art forms, and one short story comprise the core of the collection.

Ms. Sanders transferred her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in April 1996. 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, Browne Popular Culture Library Associate II in March 1999. It was updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk.

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PCL MS 146 Lucetta L. Hynnes Collection

Lucetta L. Hynnes is a contemporary American author of historical romance novels. The manuscript of one of her novels, a set of proofs and a package of correspondence between herself and her editor comprise the core of the collection.

Lucetta L. Hynnes transferred her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in August 1996. The collection is open for research, but photocopying or other duplication of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was complied by Kirk Richardson under the supervision of Jean Geist, Popular Culture Library Associate II in November 1996 and updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 149 Pamela Browning Collection

Pamela Browning is a contemporary author of romance novels. Notes and a manuscript to one of her novels and correspondence with other romance writers comprise the core of this collection.

Pamela Browning transferred her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in September 1996. The collection is open for research, but 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 November 1996 and was updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk.

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PCL MS 153 Cathie Linz Collection

Cathie Linz was an author of contemporary and paranormal romance novels. Notes, galleys to one manuscript and ten original, copy-edited manuscripts comprise the core of this collection.

Cathie Linz first transferred her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in June 1997, with an additional donation in 2001. The collection is open for research, but 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 1998. It was updated in September 2009 by Patricia Falk and in September 2016 by Manuscripts and Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown.


PCL MS 154 Susan Elizabeth Phillips Collection

     Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a contemporary American author of romance novels beginning with The Copeland Bride in 1982 and followed up to present by numerous award winning books.  Her collection is comprised of 4 linear feet of manuscript drafts, edited copies, galleys, research notes, publicity materials and some fan mail and miscellaneous correspondence mostly pertaining to manuscript editing.

     Susan E. Phillips began transferring her manuscripts to the Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in June 1997.  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 November 1998 and revised and expanded by Eric Honneffer in February 2008. 

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PCL MS 156 Maumee Valley Romance Authors, Inc. Collection

The records of the Maumee Valley Romance Authors, Inc., formerly known as Maumee Valley Romance Writers of America, consist of approximately 0.4 cubic feet and were donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1997 by Denise Koch, with additional donations made in 1998, 2000 and 2001 by Joyce Lane. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all published and unpublished works found in this collection.

This finding aid was prepared by Mary Koslovsky in February 2006.


PCL MS 160 Jayne Ann Krentz Collection

The Jayne Ann Krentz Collection consists of 1/4 linear feet and contains many of her personal works, publicity materials, articles, an audio script, and personal accomplishments/awards. The collection centers on Jayne Ann Krentz’s mission to mainstream Romance Literature and Popular Fiction, literary forms that historically have been criticized for not being "realistic" and "meaningful." Krentz believes that Romance Literature should be mainstreamed into society as a study of ancient heroic virtues that celebrate the heroic aspects of both feminine and masculine genders and the healing power of love.

The collection was donated by Jayne Ann Krentz through a series of installments in 1997, 1999, and 2002. 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 Jayne Ann Krentz . The collection was arranged and described by Annie Rose Land June 2013.


PCL MS 161 Susan Wiggs Collection

The Susan Wiggs Collection contains one literary manuscript by the author. The materials were donated by Susan Wiggs in 1998. 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 collection was processed and the finding aid completed by Steve Ammidown, Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist, in August 2016.


PCL MS 164 Dixie Browning Collection

Dixie Browning began transferring her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in July 1998. She also donated some paperback editions of her books which have been added to the BPCL holdings. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all manuscripts and published works authored by Dixie Browning.

This finding aid prepared by Mary Koslovsky in November 2005.


PCL MS 165 Martha Cotter Kirkland Collection

The Martha Cotter Kirkland Collection consists of literary manuscripts donated by the author. The works were donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1998. There are no restrictions placed on the collection for scholarly use, however researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works. The finding aid was completed by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in July 2016.


PCL MS 166 Sylvie Kurtz Collection

Sylvie Kurtz transferred her collection to the Browne Popular Culture Library at Bowling Green State University in August 1998, with additional donations made from 1999 to 2007. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished and published works, whether authored by Sylvie Kurtz or by other writers whose works may be found in this collection.

This finding aid was prepared by Mary Koslovsky in February 2006 and updated by Manuscripts and Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in 2016.


PCL MS 167 Lynn Kerstan Collection

The Lynn Kerstan Collection consists of literary manuscripts donated by the author. The works were donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1998. There are no restrictions placed on the collection for scholarly use, however researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works. The finding aid was completed by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in July 2016.


PCL MS 168 Linda Varner Palmer Collection

Linda Varner Palmer transferred her collection to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in September 1998. 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.

This finding aid was prepared by Mary Koslovsky in October 2005.

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PCL MS 169 Linda L. Crockett Collection

The collection of Linda L. Crockett contains 2 cubic feet of edited manuscripts and galleys for novels and other documents dating from 1992 - 1998.

The collection also contains some personal correspondence and notes, a press kit, promotional items and conference, convention and membership materials. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all manuscripts and published works authored by Linda Crockett.

This finding aid was prepared by Mary Koslovsky in October 2005.

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PCL MS 171 Peggy Moreland Collection

The Peggy Moreland Collection consists of literary manuscripts donated by the author. There are no restrictions placed on this collection for scholarly purposes. Copyright of all materials is retained by the author or her assigns, and researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works. The materials were donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1998. The finding aid was completed by Manuscripts and Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in July 2016.


PCL MS 172 Kristine Rolofson Collection

The Kristine Rolofson Collection consists of literary manuscripts donated by the author. The works were donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1998. There are no restrictions placed on the collection for scholarly use, however researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works. The finding aid was completed by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in July 2016.


PCL MS 173 Debbi Quattrone Collection

The Debbi Quattrone Collection consists of literary manuscripts donated by the author. The works were donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1998. There are no restrictions placed on the collection for scholarly use, however researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works. The finding aid was completed by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in July 2016.