Drawings of Nevada scenes by Lewis C. Ryan

 Collection
Identifier: 85-10
Sketches and a woodcut of Nevada scenes by Ryan, a brief typescript essay on ghost towns, and an essay/broadside about Ryan by Alan Robert Murray. Sketches include scenes of Virginia City and Rhyolite, Nevada and the desert.

Dates

  • 1927-1930

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

0.1 Cubic Feet (13 leaves)

Abstract

Sketches and a woodcut of Nevada scenes by Ryan, a brief typescript essay on ghost towns, and an essay/broadside about Ryan by Alan Robert Murray. Sketches include scenes of Virginia City and Rhyolite, Nevada and the desert.

Biographical Note

Lewis C. Ryan was a California artist and book illustrator, 1894-1982.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Drawings, Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, CA., Purchase, 11/26/85, 85-10
Title
Drawings of Nevada scenes by Lewis C. Ryan
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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