Box Shared MSS 167
Contains 25 Results:
Original and revised copy of John Awl's autobiographical account of working December 6, 1955, on the Southern Pacific Railroad's Salt Lake Division branch line from Wendel to Westwood, California. Includes background on railroad lines, maps, illustrations, and photographs taken by the author.
The Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Jim Folger contains a handwritten letter signed by Clark from Lakespur, California, dated June 11, 1962 that critiques a short story Jim Folger submitted to Walter Van Tilburg Clark, comparing Folger's writing difficulties to those he had in writing his short story "The buck in the hills."
The collection contains one letter from Lawrence to his sister, Elisa Morrow, in Wisconsin. In the letter, Lawrence describes living in Candelaria, Nevada as well as his plans to relocate to Independence, Inyo County, California in the following month. He also discusses business plans and his family. Also included is an envelope printed with advertising for "The Chloride Belt" in the top left corner.
The collection contains one 48-page brochure produced by Meek's Dude Ranch as advertising for the ranch. The brochure includes photographs as well as text describing the ranch and its amenities.
The collection includes one pamphlet for the Las Vegas-Tonopah-Reno State Line Death Valley Route. The pamphlet contains descriptions and photographs of the route, the locations visited, and amenities provided.