Laird, Charlton

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901 - 1984

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Robert M. Gorrell collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC 0175
Abstract Robert M. Gorell, a graduate of Cornell University, taught at Deep Springs College, Californika, from 1939 to 1942, and at Indiana University from 1942 to 1945. He joined the English Department of the University of Nevada in 1945, serving as Chairman from 1947 to 1965. Gorrell also served as Dean of the Graduate School, Dean of General University Extension, and Dean of the College of Arts and Science, remaining in that post until becoming Vice President for Academic Affairs in 1976. In 1980,...

Hilliard Endowment Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0489
Overview The Albert and Emily Hilliard Endowment Records consist of annual reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, nominations for candidates for the chair, exhibit brochures, and publicity material. As visiting Hilliard Scholars, highly recognized professors, authors, and artists have lectured, given literary readings, met with classes, conducted workshops and staged exhibits for UNR students, faculty, and the general public; resumes for many Hilliard Scholars are included in the collection.

Autobiographical manuscript for Charlton Laird

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0151
Abstract Charlton Laird, a noted linguist, author, and English professor at the University of Nevada had written an unpublished autobiography, I'd rather write. John Garberson, a university journalism professor and friend of Laird, proposed using the manuscript and adding his biographical notes to each chapter. Working together, Garberson contacted Laird's long-time friends and requested information or opinions about Laird. Collection contains correspondence, copies of publications containing...

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Abstract The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes.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...