Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Dorothy Day

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-36
Abstract

Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909–1971) was an American novelist, short story writer, and educator. He is 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. The collection includes one 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.

Dates: March 30, 1942

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letters to John Herrmann

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-52
Abstract

THe collection contains 13 letters written by Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Nevada author and editor, to John Herrmann from Larkspur, California and Reno, Nevada, concerning work on a new literary magazine published by San Francisco State campus beginning in 1959 called Chrysalis Review, of which Herrmann was the founding editor, as well as various publications Clark was working on at the time the letters were written. Date range 1961-1967.

Dates: 1961-1967

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC527
Abstract 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lectures; manuscripts of, and notes about Clark's term papers, short stories, articles, and novels, both published and unpublished; scrapbooks containing material related to published works, such as dust jackets, letters received,...
Dates: 1905-1997; Majority of material found within 1927-1971

Anthony Shafton Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-83
Abstract

Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.

Dates: 2011-2017

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