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Alan Hensher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC626
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

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

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

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).

Biographical Note

Californian, specialist in the history of the Rhyolite herald (Nevada) newspaper.

Arrangement

Arranged into four series: 1. Correspondence to Hensher, 1964-1966. 2. Manuscript histories of southern Nevada newspapers. 3. Files of Earle R. Clemens, 1907-1913. 4. Register of mining claims for Beatty and Bullfrog (Nevada) mining districts, 1905.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers donated by Alan Hansher in 1969, accessioned as NC626.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1988-23

Bibliographic References

Hensher, Alan. "Earle Clemens and the Rhyolite herald: twentieth-century Nevada pioneers," Southern California quarterly, 49 (September 1967)
Title
A Guide to the Alan Hensher Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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