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Overview Nell Lounsberry Murbarger (1909-1991) was an author best known for her writings about the desert and her popularization of the hobby of "ghost towning." Collection contains one fan letter and a poem written by Nell Lounsberry to author Zane Grey in December 1927.
Abstract Henry Curtis Morris was a mining engineer in Nevada and the west from about 1900-1915, employed by the United States Bureau of Mines in Washington, D.C., and author of two books of reminiscences about his mining career: Desert Gold and Total Prospecting (1955) and The Mining West at the Turn of the Century (1962). Letters to and from Henry Curtis Morris related to his research on mining in Nevada in the early years of the 20th century include those from historians and authors William B. Beatty,...