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Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Dorothy Day

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Identifier: 2017-36
Abstract

Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909–1971) was an American novelist, short story writer, and educator. He is one of Nevada's most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century and was the first inductee into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame in 1988. The collection includes one letter with illustrations by Walter Van Tilburg Clark sent to former student Dorothy Day in Cazenovia, New York in 1942. The two-page letter is dated March 30, with its postmarked envelope from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dates: March 30, 1942

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Papers

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Identifier: NC527
Abstract Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909-1971) was a Western author, editor of the Alfred Doten diaries, lecturer at the University of Nevada, Reno, and writer-in-residence at the University of Nevada, Reno, 1962-1971. The collection includes notes for class and public lectures; manuscripts of, and notes about Clark's term papers, short stories, articles, and novels, both published and unpublished; scrapbooks containing material related to published works, such as dust jackets, letters received,...
Dates: 1905-1997; Majority of material found within 1927-1971

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Authors, American -- 20th century X
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  • Names: Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971 X

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