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Overview Irene Bruce (1903-1937) was a Nevada Poet, poetry editor for Nevada magazine, founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop, and member of the National League of American Pen Women. Collection contains notebooks of poetry written by Bruce and a manuscript copy and a book jacket of Night Cry.
Abstract Colleciton includes interviews of people who knew Walter Van Tilburg Clark when he taught school in Cazenoviua, New York as well as additional material gathered and created by Carl Heintze.
Overview William L. Fox, poet, writer and artist, has worked with arts and literary organizations, including the Western States Arts Foundation and the Western States Book Awards, co-founded the West Coast Poetry Review (a small press) with Bruce McAllister, has been an artist-in-residence in Nevada and Washington, deputy and executive director of the Nevada Arts Council (1979-1993), and served as poetry program director for the Squaw Valley Community of Writers...
Abstract Ronald M. James is an historian and former administrator of the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (1983-2012) and author or editor of over a dozen books and numerous articles. He is known for his knowledge of Virginia City and writings on Nevada's Comstock Lode period as well as about the state's architectural history. In 2014, he was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.
Abstract Warren Leslie Lerude was born in Reno, Nevada. He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Journalism in 1961 and began a career in journalism and teaching that spanned over 50 years. Collection includes research materials, correspondence, files, interviews, reviews, and photos relating to Lerude's books American Commander in Spain and Robert Laxalt: The Story of a Storyteller as well as materials about the University of...
Overview James "Jim" McCormick, a faculty member of the Art Department at University of Nevada, Reno, offered instruction in printmaking, drawing, visual foundations, art history, papermaking and other disciplines. After retiring as Art Department chair in 1992, he continued creating his art full-time. Collection includes art related items created or collected by the donor, mostly during his tenure in UNR Art Department (portfolios, posters, art prints, various artists' work and special editions of book...
Abstract Anthony Shafton (1937- ) is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author whose correspondence with Robert Cole Caples (1908-1979) began in 1964 until Caples' death. Shafton began saving the letters in 1977. Caples was a largely self-trained artist most well known for his portraits of Reno divorcees and his Indian portraits drawn during the Depression under the Federal Arts Project. Also included are other documents and letters from Rosemary Caples and Carl Heinze.
Overview Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.
Overview Richard Guy Walton (1914-2005) was an American artist and author who lived and worked for most of his life in northern Nevada. The collection contains unpublished manuscripts written by Walton from the 1960s-1980s.
Abstract Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.
- Subject: Authors -- Nevada X
- Caples, Robert Cole 2
- Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 2
- McCormick, James C. (James Calvin) 2
- Shafton, Anthony 2
- Barker, Bill 1
- Bruce, Irene 1
- Burning Man (Festival) 1
- Daley, Helen 1
- Dial Club (University of Nevada, Reno) 1
- Fox, William L. 1
- Fox, William L. (Title of a work--Driving by memory) 1
- Fox, William L. (Title of a work--In the Desert of Desire: Las Vegas and the Culture of Spectacle) 1
- Fox, William L. (Title of a work--Mapping the empty: eight artists and Nevada ) 1
- Goldfield (Nev.) 1
- Heintze, Carl 1
- Hulse, James W. 1
- James, Ronald M. (Ronald Michael) 1
- Laxalt, Robert, 1923-2001 1
- Lerude, Warren, 1937- 1
- Longstreet, Andrew Jackson 1
- McAllister, Bruce 1
- Merriman, Marion 1
- Merriman, Robert Hale 1
- Moon, Lou 1
- Preston, Morrie Rockwood 1
- Rocha, Guy Louis 1
- Schwa Press 1
- Smith, Joseph William 1
- Springmeyer, George 1
- Stewart, Helen Jane Wiser 1
- Thunderbird Lodge (Incline Village, Nev.) 1
- Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada 1
- University of Nevada, Reno. Department of Art 1
- Walton, Richard Guy 1
- Western States Arts Foundation 1
- Whittell, George 1
- Winkelstein, Mrs. 1
- Winnemucca, Sarah, 1844?-1891 1
- Zanjani, Sally Springmeyer, 1937-2018 1 ∧ less