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Black Rock Press Records

Identifier: AC 0436
Abstract The Black Rock Press, named after an Applegate Trail landmark in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, was founded in 1964 in Reno, Nevada, by Kenneth and Patricia Carpenter and dedicated to the practice and teaching of the arts and crafts associated with the creation of finely printed books. Records of the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno, include correspondence, production and publication records, and related materials of Black Rock Press publications; university...
Dates: 1954-2017

University of Nevada, Reno Dial Club Records

Identifier: AC 0385
Abstract The Dial Club, founded in 1962 by Walter Voskuil, was a loosely organized group of university-affiliated faculty who met once a month during the academic year. Members gave a talk on a topic not necessarily related to the speaker's area of instruction or research during the monthly program. The collection consists of four books which list the date, title of program, speaker, and those in attendance. Also included are copies of the yearly programs produced by the Black Rock Press,...
Dates: 1962-1997

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Voskuil, Walter H. (Walter Henry), 1892-1984 1