Clark, Walter Van Tilburg

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1909 - 1971

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Interviews of Walter Van Tilburg Clark's Associates

 Collection
Identifier: 83-15
Abstract Collection includes interviews of people who knew Walter Van Tilburg Clark when he taught school in Cazenoviua, New York as well as additional material gathered and created by Carl Heintze from 1979-1985.

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-15
Overview Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909-1971) was a western author, editor of the Alfred Doten diaries, lecturer at the University of Nevada, Reno, and writer-in-residence at the University of Nevada, Reno, 1962-1971. Collection contains five articles by or about Walter Van Tilburg Clark taken from newspapers, journals and books. Date range: 1950-1973

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Dorothy Day

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-36
Overview Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909 – 1971) was an American novelist, short story writer, and educator. He ranks as one of Nevada's most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century, and was the first inductee into the 'Nevada Writers Hall of Fame' in 1988. Letter with illustrations by Walter Van Tilburg Clark sent to former student Dorothy Day in Cazenovia, New York in 1942. The two-page letter is dated March 30, with its postmarked envelope from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Jim Folger

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-04
Abstract Handwritten letter signed by Clark from Lakespur, California, dated June 11, 1962 that critiques a short story Jim Folger submitted to Walter Van Tilburg Clark.

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC527
Overview Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909-1971) was a Western author, editor of the Alfred Doten diaries, lecturer at the University of Nevada, Reno, and writer-in-residence at the University of Nevada, Reno, 1962-1971. The collection includes notes for class and public lectures; manuscripts of, and notes about Clark's term papers, short stories, articles, and novels, both published and unpublished; scrapbooks containing material related to published works, such as dust jackets, letters received, reviews,...

Distinguished Nevadan recipients records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0296
Abstract The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958, when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the Distinguished...

Friends of the University of Nevada records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0022
Abstract The Friends of the University of Nevada, with Helen Wittenberg, Secretary, was a group of alumni and citizens concerned with the suspension of Frank T. Richardson, a faculty member and president of the local AAUP, by university president Minard W. Stout, for distributing an article critical of education professors and supporting higher academic standards. This collection primarily documents the Minard W Stout-Frank T. Richardson controversy, and includes correspondence, transcripts, and...

Jackson Benson Papers

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Identifier: 2004-14
Scope and Contents Research files for his books on Walter Van Tilburg Clark, published by University of Nevada Press. Preliminary inventory available in department.

Charlton Laird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0284
Abstract The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. In addition to his own numerous publications, both scholarly and fiction, he co-authored English text books with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes items from folklorist and linguist Sven Liljebland and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max...

Charlton Laird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0076
Abstract Charlton G. Laird was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English text books with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin America music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of a book on...