Alan Hensher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC626

Scope and Contents

The Alan Hensher Papers includes correspondence to Hensher from Elizabeth Clemens regarding her husband Earle R. Clemens, publisher of the Rhyolite Herald; Hensher's notes on the history of southern Nevada newspapers; Earle R. Clemen's correspondence, financial, and legal papers from Rhyolite; and an official mining claims register from Beatty and Bullfrog Mining Districts (Nevada).

Dates

  • 1905-1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Biographical Note

Alan Hansher was a Californian and specialist in the history of the Rhyolite Herald (Nevada) newspaper.

Extent

0.625 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 shared box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Alan Hansher was a Californian and specialist in the history of the Rhyolite Herald (Nevada) newspaper. The collection includes correspondence to Hensher from Elizabeth Clemens regarding her husband Earle R. Clemens, publisher of the Rhyolite Herald; Hensher's notes on the history of southern Nevada newspapers; Earle R. Clemen's correspondence, financial, and legal papers from Rhyolite; and an official mining claims register from Beatty and Bullfrog Mining Districts (Nevada).

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Correspondence to Hensher; 2) Manuscript Histories of Southern Nevada Newspapers; 3) Files of Earle R. Clemens; 4) Register of Mining Claims for Beatty and Bullfrog (Nevada) Mining Districts; 5) Photographs

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Alan Hansher in 1969.

Bibliographic References

Hensher, Alan. "Earle Clemens and the Rhyolite Herald: Twentieth-century Nevada Pioneers," in Southern California Quarterly, 49 (September 1967).

Processing Information

Photographs formerly separated as collection number UNRS-P1988-23 to the Special Collections Department photo archive.

Title
Guide to the Alan Hensher Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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