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Ellin Berlin correspondence

Identifier: 90-88

Three letters with covers written to Caroline Wenzel who lived in Sacramento, California, as Berlin was completing the writing and publication of her novel, Silver Platter, based on the life of her grandmother, Louise Hungerford Mackay. The collection contains material from 1956-1957 created by Ellin Berlin.

Dates: 1956-1957

Ellin Berlin Papers

Identifier: 90-87
Abstract Materials relating to the research and preparation of Berlin's novel Silver Platter, about her grandmother Louise Mackay, the wife of one of the Comstock's Bonanza Kings, John Mackay. Berlin conducted her research from approximately 1947 through the publication of the book in 1957. Includes research notes and correspondence; early drafts and proofs of the novel; originals and copies of 19th and early 20th century newspapers, pamphlets and ephemera, mainly...
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1957

Honorary Degree Recipients Records

Identifier: AC 0295

The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, August 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1937-1969

Clarence H. Mackay Family Correspondence

Identifier: 2015-19

The Mackay family includes Clarence Hungerford Mackay, son of John William Mackay of the Bonanza Kings fame, his wife Katherine Duer, and their children Katherine, Ellin, and John William III. The collection includes correspondence primarily between Katherine Mackay and her parents, family, and friends.

Dates: 1870-1939

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Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
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Love, Malcolm A. (Malcolm Andrews), 1904-1990 1
Mack, Effie Mona 1
Mackay, Clarence H. (Clarence Hungerford), 1874-1938 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
Mackay, Katherine Duer, 1880-1930 1
McCulloch, Frank Walter 1
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Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
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Riegelhuth, Katharine, 1876-1973 1
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Webb, William D. 1
Wenzel, Caroline, 1886-1959 1
Whittell, George, 1881-1969 1
Williams, Joseph 1
Woodward, Ullyses S. 1
Wooster, Earl, 1893-1977 1
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