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Identifier: AC 0151
Abstract Charlton Laird, a noted linguist, author, and English professor at the University of Nevada had written an unpublished autobiography, I'd rather write. John Garberson, a university journalism professor and friend of Laird, proposed using the manuscript and adding his biographical notes to each chapter. Working together, Garberson contacted Laird's long-time friends and requested information or opinions about Laird. Collection contains correspondence, copies of publications containing...
Identifier: AC 0076
Overview Charlton G. Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English textbooks with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin American music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of a...
Identifier: AC 0284
Abstract The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. In addition to his own numerous publications, both scholarly and fiction, he co-authored English text books with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes items from folklorist and linguist Sven Liljebland and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max...