Irene Bruce Papers
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].
- Bruce, Irene (Creator, Person)
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Irene Bruce (1903-1937) was a Nevada Poet, poetry editor for Nevada magazine, founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop, and member of the National League of American Pen Women. 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]. Dates range from 1950-1969.
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.
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- Guide to the Papers of Irene Bruce
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