Robert Olney Easton papers, ca. 1861-1999 (bulk 1913-1985)


Robert Olney Easton papers, ca. 1861-1999 (bulk 1913-1985)

The collection includes correspondence, research notes, photographs, manuscripts and galleys relating to Easton's written works, including the biography "Max Brand: the Big Westerner." Correspondence includes letters from authors Frederick Faust, Jack Schaefer, and Willie Morris. There is also correspondence and other materials of authors Fred Meyer Schroder, Frank T. Hopkins, and Charles F. Lummis.

14 cubic ft. (31 boxes + 1 folder)

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Easton, Robert Olney. (person)

Easton, author of western biography and history, collected research material on and wrote about his father-in-law, Frederick Faust, author of western fiction under the pseudonym Max Brand. From the description of Robert Olney Easton papers, ca. 1861-1999 (bulk 1913-1985) (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 27798786 ...

Morris, Willie (person)

Schroder, Fred Meyer (person)

Schaefer, Jack, 1907-1991 (person)

Jack Schaefer, noted 20th century journalist and writer of western novels and short stories, was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1907. He attended school in Lakewood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College in 1929. Graduation was followed by a year of study at Columbia University, then a year of reporting for the United Press. The Depression years were spent as assistant director of education at the Connecticut State Reformatory, and as associate ed...

Faust, Frederick Schiller, 1892-1944 (person)

Biography FAUST, FREDERICK SCHILLER (May 29, 1892-May 12, 1944), poet and popular author, better known as "Max Brand," was born in Seattle, Washington, the second child of Gilbert Leander Faust and his third wife, Elizabeth Uriel, of (respectively) German and Irish background. Faust's father was a lawyer, land speculator, bank president, and lumber-mill owner in Seattle and in California. Faust's mother died when he was eight; his father died...

Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928 (person)

Charles F. Lummis (1859-1928) was born in Lynn, Massachusettts. He became an editor for the Los Angeles Times on February 1, 1884, working for Harrison Gray Otis. He promoted interest in the American Southwest with his photography and articles. Lummis helped found the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles and the School of American Research in Santa Fe. The items from librarian Mary Sarber concern her research of Mr. Lummis' writings. From the guide to the Charles F. Lummis Collection, S27...

Brand, Max, 1892-1944 (person)

Frederick Schiller Faust was born in Seattle, WA on May 29, 1892; best known as Max Brand, author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940); also wrote spy and crime novels under pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler; wrote Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels, and worked on films based on them; published poetry, The village street and other poems (1922) and Dionysus in Hades (1931); killed while a war correspondent for Harp...