Nevada Poetry Society Records
Scope and Contents
The Nevada Poetry Society Records contain materials from the Nevada Poetry Society and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. It includes correspondence, administrative records, newsletters, and poetry samples from both organizations. This collection also includes the personal papers of Sam Wood, former member and president of the Nevada Poetry Society.
- Nevada Poetry Society (Organization)
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.
5.167 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Nevada Poetry Society was established in 1976 and was officially affiliated with the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. Sam Wood was a president of the Nevada Poetry Society. The collection contains materials from the Nevada Poetry Society and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies including correspondence, administrative records, newsletters, poetry samples from both organizations, and the personal papers of Sam Wood.
Arranged into the following series: 1) Nevada Poetry Society; 2) National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc.; 3) Sam Wood Personal Materials; 4) Poetry Publications
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by the Nevada Poetry Society by the president Phyllis Peacock in January 2021. Materials had been in posession of the Estate of Samuel D. Wood.
- Guide to the Nevada Poetry Society Records
- Theresa Nielson and Ian McGlory
- May 2021
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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