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Buena Vista Mining District Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-10
Abstract The collection contains three ledgers for the Buena Vista Mining District, located in Unionville, Nevada.

Lawrence I. Berkove Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-13
Scope and Contents Research materials and books related to the Sagebrush School, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other literature.

Mel Mathewson Print of Samuel Clemens

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-04
Overview Mel Mathewson was a commercial artist who worked in both California and Reno, Nevada. Collection contains one print by Mathewson of Samuel Clemens.

William C. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-06
Abstract Includes material related to Miller's career and interests, particularly the history of Nevada Territory and the theater. Included are correspondence, Miller's thesis and dissertation, scripts of plays performed by the Reno Little Theater and Reno Dramatic Club, sheet music, a minute book/account ledger of stock holders of the Silver Star Mining District (Comstock Lode), and a poster for Topliffe's Theatre (earliest known Nevada imprint, 1862)

James Redpath Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 99-06
Abstract Letter from Redpath to Mark Twain describing the sales and popularity of Twain's book Roughing it.

Mark Twain Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC874
Abstract Letter from Twain in Hartford, CT to Mr. Conway, praising Conway's talk on Tennyson's "Despair" (1882); telegram from Twain in Hartford to Webster & Company, cursing the telephone; letter from Twain at Albert Gate about Twain's response to a toast (1900); and a 10 cent U.S. postage stamp of Twain.

Washoe's josh: a story of Mark Twain

 Collection
Identifier: NC635
Abstract Student paper analysing Mark Twain's literary purpose as illustrated by his Nevada journalism career.