Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971

 Person

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Charlton Laird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0284
Abstract Charlton Grant Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. 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. The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. Included is correspondence...
Dates: 1927-1982

Nevada poetry

 Collection
Identifier: 91-25
Abstract Anthology of poetry by Nevadans with Nevada themes, ca 1939, and unbound, printed poems. Poets include the following: Herbert M. Ayres, Helena Grace Bradley, Harriet A. Brooks, Irene Bruce, Laura Bulmer, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Samuel Post Davis, Rolin Mallory Daggett, Joanne de Longchamps, Clarence Eddy, Taugen Eilo, Joseph T. Goodman, L. Sybil Howe, Emma J. Kerns, Susanna R. Lake, Linda Lee, Frank McCulloch, Phillip Verrill Mighels, Joseph A. Murphy, Jerome J. Quinlan, Bertha Eaton...
Dates: circa 1922-1939

Theodore H. Post Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0144
Abstract Theodore H. Post joined the department of music at the University of Nevada in 1927, and was prominent in organizing community musical events. He organized the Reno Civic Chorus and Orchestra, and began Reno's Christmas tradition of presenting Handel's The Messiah. He also composed music and wrote lyrics. Others providing lyrics for his compositions include Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Ray Hackett, Dorothy Mendenhall, Bertha Raffetto, and Una L. Stephens. The collection contains music scores,...
Dates: 1919-1955

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

Songs of the University of Nevada Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0633
Abstract

The first University of Nevada songbook was published in 1902. The collection consists of various editions of the University's song book, along with special events brochures that provide song lyrics or cheerleading yells.

Dates: 1902-1965

The Nevada They Knew Index, Notes, and References

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-79
Abstract

Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection includes book’s bibliographic references, index, and endnotes from The Nevada They Knew, published in 2017, that the publisher chose not to include in the book. The book explores the relationship between artist Robert Cole Caples and author Walter Van Tilburg Clark.

Dates: 2017

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