Warren Lerude Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0201

Scope and Contents

Original manuscript and four revisions. Original manuscript contains information on the University of Nevada, which was removed for final publication, and covers the period when Marion Stone and Robert Marriman were students, 1928-1932. Also included are book reviews and taped interviews with Marion Merriman and Warren Lerude.

Dates

  • 1982-1986

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Restricted; no publication without written permission.

Biographical Note

Warren Lerude joined the University of Nevada, Reno, journalism faculty in 1983. In 1986, the University of Nevada Press published American Commander in Spain: Robert Hale Merriman and the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, a biography written by Marion Merriman and Warren Lerude. Robert Merriman and Marion Stone, both students at the University of Nevada, married on graduation day, 1932. Merriman, accompanied by his wife, attended graduate school at the University of California; went to Moscow, Russia, to study collective farming; and in 1937, went to Spain to organize the International Brigades. Marion Merriman was the only American woman to serve as a member of the Brigade.

Extent

1.2 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Warren Lerude joined the University of Nevada, Reno, journalism faculty in 1983. In 1986, the University of Nevada Press published American Commander in Spain: Robert Hale Merriman and the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, a biography written by Marion Merriman and Warren Lerude. Original manuscript and four revisions. Original manuscript contains information on the University of Nevada, which was removed for final publication, and covers the period when Marion Stone and Robert Marriman were students, 1928-1932. Also included are book reviews and taped interviews with Marion Merriman and Warren Lerude.

Arrangement

Arranged by revision and format.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

From Warren Lerude; 1987.

Title
Warren Lerude Papers
Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

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