Irene Bruce poetry and manuscript, 1939-1950

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Collection includes two notebooks of poems written by Irene Bruce. The first is inscribed by Bruce as "very early work" and includes a significant number of typed poems. Folded at the back of the notebook is a copy of her poem "I Saw Virginia City". The second notebook, titled "Odd Moments" and dedicated to her husband in 1939, includes a number of typed poems, some with pen annotations and corrections. The collection also contains a book jacket for and manuscript copy of her book Night Cry published by Poetry West in 1950. Finally, an addition of a printed broadside of "Sea Shell" and "Virginia City" is included.


  • 1939-1950


Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


From the Collection: 0.1 Cubic Feet (5 items)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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