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(Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927)

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  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Ancient Highway: A Novel of High Hearts and Open Woods (c1925), illust. by Walt Louderback (illustrated HTML in Canada; NO US ACCESS)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Back to God's Country, and Other Stories (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Baree, Son of Kazan (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Black Hunter: A Novel of Old Quebec (illustrator died 1960; c1926), illust. by Arthur E. Becher (illustrated HTML in Canada; NO US ACCESS)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Country Beyond (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Courage of Captain Plum, illust. by Frank E. Schoonover (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Courage of Marge O'Doone, illust. by Lester Ralph (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Danger Trail (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Flaming Forest (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Flower of the North: A Modern Romance (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: God's Country and the Woman (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Gold Hunters: A Story of Life and Adventure in the Hudson Bay Wilds (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Golden Snare (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Grizzly King: A Romance of the Wild, illust. by Frank B. Hoffman (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Honor of the Big Snows (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Hunted Woman (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1915), illust. by Frank B. Hoffman (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Isobel: A Romance of the Northern Trail (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Kazan (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, c1914), illust. by Gayle Hoskins and Frank B. Hoffman (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Kazan, the Wolf Dog (HTML at hiwaay.net)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Nomads of the North: A Story of Romance and Adventure Under the Open Stars (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, c1919), illust. by Charles Livingston Bull (illustrated HTML at kellscraft.com)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Nomads of the North: A Story of Romance and Adventure Under the Open Stars (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Plains of Abraham (c1928) (illustrated HTML in Canada; NO US ACCESS)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The River's End (Gutenberg text)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Valley of Silent Men: A Story of the Three River Country (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Valley of Silent Men: A Story of the Three River Country (New York: McKinlay, Stone and Mackenzie, c1920) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Wolf Hunters: A Tale of Adventure in the Wilderness (1908), illust. by C. M. Relyea (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)

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Additional books from the extended shelves:

  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Aarteen etsijät (in Finnish), trans. by O. A. Joutsen (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Alaskan (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Back to God's country, (New York, McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, [c1920]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Back to God's country : and other stories / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1920), also by Grosset & Dunlap. Publisher (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Back to God's country, and other stories : illustrated with scenes from the Photoplay, a First National Production. (New York : Grosset and Dunlap, [c1920]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Baree, Son of Kazan, illust. by Frank B. Hoffman (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Baree, son of Kazan / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1917) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Baree : son of Kazan / (Garden City, New York ; Toronto : Doubleday, Page & co., 1922) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Baree : son of Kazan / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1917) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Baree, son of Kazan [electronic resource] / (Toronto : Copp, Clark, [1917?]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The country beyond; a romance of the wilderness, (New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1922) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The country beyond; a romance of the wilderness (New York, McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, [c1922]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The country beyond : a romance of the wilderness / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1922), also by Walt Louderback (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The country beyond : a romance of the wilderness / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1922]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The courage of Captain Plum / (Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1908]), also by Braunworth & Co. prt and Bobbs-Merrill Company. pbl, illust. by Frank Earle Schoonover (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The courage of Captain Plum / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [c1912]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The courage of Captain Plum / (New York : McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, 1912) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The courage of Marge O'Doone, (New York, Published by Doubleday, Page & company for P. F. Collier & son company, 1926) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The courage of Marge O'Doone, (Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & company, 1918) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The courage of Marge O'Doone / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1918) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The danger trail / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1910) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The danger trail / (Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [c1910]), also by printer Braunworth & Co., contrib. by Bobbs-Merrill Company, illust. by Charles Livingston Bull (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The danger trail / by James Oliver Curwood. (New York : McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, c1910) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: De zoon van Kazan (in Dutch) (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Erämaan tytär (in Finnish) (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The flaming forest, (New York, McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, [c1921]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The flaming forest / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1921) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The flaming forest : a novel of the Canadian Northwest / (New York : Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1921), also by Walt Louderback (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Flower of the north : a modern romance / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1912) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Flower of the North : a modern romance / (New York ; London : Harper & Brothers, 1912), also by Harper & Brothers. pbl, illust. by Douglas Duer (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: A Gentleman of Courage: A Novel of the Wilderness, illust. by Robert W. Stewart (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: A gentleman of courage ; a novel of the wilderness / (New York : Cosmopolitan book corporation, 1924) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The girl beyond the trail [electronic resource] / (London ; Toronto : Cassell, 1917) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: God's country, (New York, McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, [c1921]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: God's country--and the woman, (Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & co., 1915) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: God's country and the woman. (New York, A.L. Burt Co., 1915?) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: God's country; the trail to happiness. (New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1921) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: God's country; the trail to happiness, (New York, Cosmopolitan book corporation, 1921) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: God's Country: The Trail to Happiness (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The gold hunters / by James Oliver Curwood. (New York : McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, c1909) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The gold hunters : a story of life & adventure in the Hudson Bay wilds / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [c1909]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The gold hunters : a story of life and adventure in the Hudson Bay wilds / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1909) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The gold hunters : a story of life and adventure in the Hudson Bay wilds / by James Oliver Curwood ; with illustrations by C. M. Relyea. (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1909) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The golden snare / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1921), also by Grosset & Dunlap. pbl (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Great Lakes : the vessels that plough them, their owners, their sailors, and their cargoes : together with a brief history of our inland seas / (New York : Putnam, 1909) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Great Lakes: The Vessels That Plough Them: Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes, Together with a Brief History of Our Inland Seas (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The grizzly king, a romance of the wild, (New York, Grosset & Dunlap, [c1918]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The grizzly king; a romance of the wild, (Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Page & company, 1916) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The grizzly king ; a romance of the wild / (Garden City, N.Y. ; Toronto : Doubleday, Page & company, 1922) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The honor of the big snows / (New York : A. L. Burt Co., c1911) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The honor of the big snows / (Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Company, c1911), illust. by Charles Livingston Bull (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The hunted woman, (Garden City, N.Y., Toronto, Doubleday, Page & co., 1922) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The hunted woman / (Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916), also by Country Life Press prt and Page & Company pbl Doubleday, illust. by Frank B. Hoffman (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The hunted woman / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1916]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Isobel : a romance of the Northern trail / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1913) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Isobel : a romance of the northern trail / (New York ; London : Harper & Brothers, 1913), also by Harper & Brothers. pbl, illust. by John Newton Howitt and John Newton Howitt (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Jack Howlandin seikkailut (in Finnish) (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Kazan / (New York : McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, c1914) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Kazan / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [c1914]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Kazan / (Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Company, c1914), also by prt Braunworth & Co. and Bobbs-Merrill Company. pbl, illust. by Frank B. Hoffman and Gayle Hoskins (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Kazan : andjing-serigala / (Weltevreden : Balai Poestaka, 1922), also by B. Dj Rasad (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Kazan susikoira (in Finnish), trans. by Jussi Tervaskanto (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Nomads of the North; (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1919) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Nomads of the North; a story of romance and adventure under the open stars, (Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & company, 1922) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Nomads of the North : a story of romance and adventure under the open stars / (Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919), also by Charles Livingston Bull, Country Life Press. Printer, and Page & Company. Publisher Doubleday (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Nomads of the North : a story of romance and adventure under the open stars / ([New York, AMS Press, 1973, c1919]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Nordlandets ros; vildmarksroman. Bemyndigad översättning av Erik Karlholm. (Stockholm : Vart Hems förlag, [1922]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Op het onheilspad (in Dutch), trans. by A. M. Kroon (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest mounted police, (Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [c1911]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police [electronic resource] / (Toronto : McLeod & Allen, c1911) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The river's end, (New York : McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, [c1919]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The river's end, (Philadelphia, Blakiston, [c1919]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The river's end; a new story of God's country, (New York, Grosset & Dunlap, [c1919]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The river's end : a new story of God's country / (New York : Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1919), also by Cosmopolitan Book Corporation. pbl, illust. by Dean Cornwell and Dean Cornwell (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Son of Kazan [electronic resource] / (London ; Toronto : Cassell, 1919) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Steele of the Royal Mounted (Philip Steele). (New York : McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, [c1911]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Steele of the Royal Mounted (Philip Steele) : a story of the great Canadian Northwest / by James Oliver Curwood ; with frontispiece by Gayle Hoskins. (New York : A.L. Burt, c1911) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Steele of the Royal Mounted / (New York : Sun Dial Press, c1911) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Sudenpyytäjät (in Finnish) (Gutenberg ebook)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: Swift lightning : a story of wild-life adventure in the frozen North / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [c1919]) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The treasure hunters [electronic resource] : a story of life and adventure in the Hudson Bay wilds / (London ; Toronto : Cassell, [1917?]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Valley of gold [electronic resource] / (London ; Toronto : Cassell, [1916?]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The Valley of silent men; a story of the Three river country, (New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1920) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The valley of silent men : a story of the Three River country / (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 1920) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The wolf hunters / (New York : McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, c1908) (page images at HathiTrust)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The wolf hunters : a tale of adventure in the wilderness / (Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill company, [1908]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only)
  • Curwood, James Oliver, 1878-1927: The wolf hunters; a tale of adventure in the wilderness / (New York : Grossett & Dunlap, [c1908]) (page images at HathiTrust)

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The papers, 1897-1927, of James Oliver Curwood include correspondence; scrapbooks; and manuscripts of articles, books, and movie scenarios. The correspondence, arranged chronologically, deals primarily with three topics: that from 1897 to 1918 relates largely to Curwood's literary efforts; that from 1918 to 1921 concerns a mixture of literary and motion picture matters; and that from 1921 to 1927 focuses on conservation in Michigan.

Curwood, a contemporary and acquaintance of Zane Grey and Jack London, wrote adventure tales of the frozen north. His collection encompasses not only his major literary works, but also the numerous articles that he wrote for such magazines as Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Collier's, Munsey's, Outing, and Everybody's Magazine. During the second decade of this century, Curwood got involved in the infant motion picture industry, first as a writer for other companies and later as the head of James Oliver Curwood Productions. Consequently, his extensive correspondence with producers, directors, and business managers is quite revealing of the early development of movies.

In the 1920's, Curwood became deeply involved with the conservation movement, not only in Michigan, but throughout the mid-west. He was a charter member and active participant in the Izaak Walton League, as well as a prominent critic of the Michigan Department of Conservation under John Baird. In 1927, Governor Green recognized Curwood's efforts by naming him to the Conservation Commission. His correspondence during this period covers a wide range of topics including water pollution, forest fire prevention, sport fishery development, and increased protection for some of Michigan's dwindling wildlife, principally deer and partridge. There is also a great deal of information on the corruption of the Baird administration, particularly the political nature of warden appointments, lax enforcement and flagrant disregard of game laws, and the utilization of the Conservation Department to build up a Republican political machine in Michigan.

Correspondents in the collection include: Rube Babbitt, John Baird, Curtis Brown, Will H. Dilg, Russell Doubleday, Richard Fletcher, Andrew Glaspie, Fred Warren Green, David M. Hartford, Carl Hubbs, Harold C. Kinsey, Ray Long, Parish Lovejoy, Thomas Marston, Louis Mayer, Joseph Montrose, Charles Mott, Gifford Pinchot, Filibert Roth, Albert Stoll, Harold Titus, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Edward Voght, Henry Wallace, Russell Watson, Leigh Jarvis Young, and Frederic H. Zeigen. Note: other Curwood papers are located in the Indianapolis Public Library and the New York Public Library.

The James Oliver Curwood papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, manuscripts of publications, copies of books, and miscellanea; include material concerning his literary activities, the writing and production of motion pictures, his promotion of conservation causes, especially forest fire prevention, deer herd management, and the campaign against water pollution, and his work with the Conservation Commission, particularly his disputes with the Michigan Department of Conservation, Governor Alexander J. Groesbeck, and state director of conservation, John Baird; also copies of correspondence collected by Ivan Conger.

Photographs include pictures taken on hunting and fishing trips to British Columbia, the Canadian Northwest, and other areas of Canada; portraits; and photos of the Saginaw River (Michigan), and of pollution caused by the Michigan Sugar Company; also one film (two videotape copies), including scenes from God's Country and the Law.