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Artists' Registry

 Collection
Identifier: NC1247
Abstract

The Elko Area Council on the Arts was an Elko, Nevada, organization formed to promote and aid the arts in northeastern Nevada. Registry from 1980 lists all artists and craftsmen in northeastern Nevada, both amateur and professional and was created to serve as an information and resource clearing house.

Dates: 1980

Thelma E. Calhoun Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-49
Abstract

Thelma E. Calhoun was a Nevadan and elected to both the Carson City Board of Supervisors and the City Council. Collection includes a resume; autobiography which includes sections on Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada, in the 1940s, and the Nevada State Museum. Material between 1967-1993.

Dates: 1967-1993

Mel Mathewson Print of Samuel Clemens

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-04
Abstract

Mel Mathewson (1923-2001) was a commercial artist who worked in both California and Reno, Nevada. The collection contains one print by Mathewson of Samuel Clemens.

Dates: 20th century

Prudence Moon Ford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 96-14
Abstract

Prudence Moon Ford was a resident of Las Vegas and Carson City, Nevada. The collection includes correspondence to Prudence, samples of her original floral watercolor greeting cards, lyrics for music she played, address book, appointment calendar which served as her diary, and obituary notices. Also included are correspondence and photographs from her sons, Oscar and Samuel Ford.

Dates: 1956-1993

Ruth Hilts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-37
Abstract

Ruth Hilts (1923- ) is a Nevada-based artist who works in a variety of mediums including watercolor, acrylics, and charcoal. The Ruth Hilts Papers consist of materials from her personal life and artistic career. Materials include papers, original artwork, photographs, and paint pigments.

Dates: 1935-2008

Latimer Art Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-05
Abstract

Founded in 1921 by watercolor students of Lorenzo Latimer, the Latimer Art Club was the first art club in the state of Nevada. It is dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of fine arts in Nevada. The ollection consists of club history materials, information on Lorenzo Latimer, and minutes and yearly records from 1921-2006.

Dates: 1921-2019

Latimer Art Club records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1236
Abstract

Art club in Reno, Nevada, founded in 1921 and named after Lorenzo P Latimer, who taught art in Reno beginning in 1916. Members gave programs and demonstrations, held yearly competitions, and provided maintenance and financial support for the Reno Art Gallery. Included are membership rolls and records of receipts and disbursements, a history of the club which covers 1916-1974, and undated meeting minutes.

Dates: 1921-1935

The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980

 Collection
Identifier: NC1308
Abstract

Lyle Hardin (1911-1980) was an artist and ranch hand well-known for his art depicting cowboys and the American West. Collection contains one unbound copy of The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980 written by Barbara J. Jeffries.

Dates: 1993

Walter S. Long Sketchbooks and Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: NC1056
Abstract

About 100 pencil, water color, and pen and ink sketches of Nevada scenes, titled, dated and signed. Sketches depict the artist's living quarters, also mining locations and the area in and around Eureka, Nevada and the southeastern section of Nevada. The three books were apparently a gift from the artist to Elizabeth C. Parker.

Dates: 1878-1880

James C. McCormick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-05
Abstract James "Jim" McCormick, a faculty member of the Art Department at University of Nevada, Reno, offered instruction in printmaking, drawing, visual foundations, art history, papermaking and other disciplines. After retiring as Art Department chair in 1992, he continued creating his art full-time. Collection includes art related items created or collected by the donor, mostly during his tenure in UNR Art Department (portfolios, posters, art prints, various artists' work and special editions of...
Dates: 1936-2019

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