Nevada Poetry Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1396

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.

Dates

  • 1932-2015

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.

Extent

5.167 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Arrangement

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.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Nevada Poetry Society Records
Status
Completed
Author
Theresa Nielson and Ian McGlory
Date
May 2021
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)