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Irene Bruce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-14
The Irene Bruce Papers contains 7 typescript poems by Bruce along with a printed pamphlet of poetry and letter from Bruce to "J" [Joanne de Longchamps].

Dates

  • 1950-1969

Creator

Restrictions

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.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (7 items)

Abstract

Primarily typescript poems by Bruce: Mountain cabin, Autumn wind across a grave, Widow, Garden spider, Lost Indian wind, and Lake Pyramid. Also included is a printed pamphlet of poetry and letter from Bruce to J [Joanne de Longchamps].

Biographical Note

Bruce was a poet who published more than 50 poems and three books, A Legend of Pyramid Lake, Crag and Sand, and Night Cry. A resident of Carson City, she was poetry editor for Nevada Magazine and founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop. She was a member of the National League of American Pen Women, the Washoe Pen Women, and the Baha'I World Faith. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on February 19, 1903 and died in Carson City, Nevada on June 29, 1987. She was a Nevada resident for 50 years.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Papers of Irene Bruce
Status
completed
Author
staff.
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

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