Charles Paul Keyser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0103
The Charles Paul Keyser Collection contains a transcription of the interview with James W. Hulse; a copy of a lecture by professor of English Thomas Cowgill, 1898; a letter he wrote to J. E. Church, 1953; and copies of the Yeates and Keyser family history and genealogy.

Dates

  • 1953-1971

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

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

Charles Paul Keyser, born in Elko, Nevada, graduated from the University of Nevada in 1899. The collection contains a transcription of the interview with James W. Hulse; a copy of a lecture by professor of English Thomas Cowgill, 1898; a letter he wrote to J.E. Church, 1953; and copies of the Yeates and Keyser family history and genealogy.

Biographical Note

Charles Paul Keyser, born in Elko, Nevada, graduated from the University of Nevada in 1899. His mother, Margaret Yeates Keyser, had earlier been a student at the university when it was located in Elko, 1874-1885.

In 1971, Keyser was interviewed by James W. Hulse for The University of Nevada: A Centennial History, published in 1974. Keyser spoke about his years at the University, the professors and his fellow students. These included D. R. Sessions, Joseph Stubbs, J. E. Church, Anne Martin, Thomas Cowgill, Hannah Keziah Clapp, Emmet Boyle, Walter McNab Miller, Fred H. Hillman, Thomas P. Brown, and Walter Lamb.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by James Hulse in 1973.

Separated Materials

Audiotape interview by James Hulse is located in AC 0062, University Archives Sound Recordings Collection.
Title
Guide to the Charles Paul Keyser Collection
Status
completed
Author
Karen Gash
Date
Approximately 1999
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
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