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Charlton Laird Papers

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Identifier: AC 0076
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1924-1980

Charlton Laird Papers

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Identifier: AC 0284
Abstract Charlton Grant Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. 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. The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. Included is correspondence...
Dates: 1927-1982

Max and Micheline Urban Papers

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Identifier: 96-46
Scope and Contents The Max Urban Papers is divided into seven series, with each series further divided into subseries to better reflect the content. Series 1 includes personal and family papers. Series 2-6 contain material relating to Urban's multifaceted music career. A representative portion of the various kinds of musical scoring paper he used has been retained in the collection. The last group is composed of material related to Micheline Urban's involvement with astrology.Max Urban's numbering...
Dates: 1968-1990