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Mary Lee Fulkerson Papers

Identifier: NC1317

Mary Lee Fulkerson is an artist and author who is passionate about the culture, heritage, and landscape of the Great Basin. The collection contains background and publication materials on two of Fulkerson's books, Weavers of Tradition and Beauty: Basketmakers of the Great Basin (1995) and Women Artists of the Great Basin (2017) as well as her exhibit, Great Basin Points of View (2001).

Dates: 1985-2017

Clel Georgetta Papers

Identifier: 99-42
Abstract Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter...
Dates: 1916-1979

Carl Heintze Literary Manuscripts

Identifier: 92-25

Carl Feodor Heintze (1922-2014) worked for the San Jose News (California) and was a reporter and editor for the San Jose Mercury. The collection includes unpublished manuscripts, novels, non-fiction work, short stories, and poems. Also included is correspondence from Heintze to his mother documents his Army experience during World War II and overseas experiences in France.

Dates: 1922-2014

Charles Hendel Writings and Correspondence

Identifier: NC1212

Charles Hendel was a Nevada State Assemblyman from Mineral County, 1951-1957. The collection contains poems and prose by Hendel and others on many subjects, including some material published under Hendel's pen name, Cinnabar Ike. Also included are letters and essays about Mark Twain Youth Camp (Mineral County, Nevada), and proposals to bring water from the Columbia River to Nevada.

Dates: 1941-1971

George Wharton James letter to Walter E. Clark

Identifier: NC839

Letter to Walter E. Clark describing James' search for works by Mariam Michelson and Phillip Verrill Mighels.,Tipped into James' book, Arizona the wonderland (Boston : The Page Company, 1917); Special Collections call number F811 J28 c.2.

Dates: December 22, 1921

Olephia King Papers

Identifier: NC1046

Xerox copies of poetry and family memorabilia, including photos and news articles, especially about Leafy's deer hunting trips. The collection contains material from 1920-1977 created by Olephia King.

Dates: 1920-1977

Louis E. Lomax Papers

Identifier: 82-30
Abstract Louis E. Lomax was an African-American author, journalist, and professor best known for his work on race relations in America. He was the author of multiple books and articles, including The Reluctant African (1960), The Negro Revolt (1962), When the Word is Given (1963), and To Kill a Blackman: The Shocking Parallel in the Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King...
Dates: 1943-1972; Majority of material found within 1958-1970

Jack London Letter

Identifier: 86-28

Letter from London at Glen Ellen, California, to John Meyers O'Hara in New York, describing his latest writings, his dislike of writing, and asking O'Hara's opinion of Martin Eden (while giving his own viewpoint). Material dated December 6, 1909.

Dates: December 6, 1909

Michael Hittman Papers

Identifier: 2015-16
Scope and Contents

Papers include donor's professional career and ethnographic materials concerning his work with Great basin tribal members, especially the Yerington Paiute Tribe. Covers his educational graduate thesis and dissertation journal articles and correspondence; audio tapes and transcripts; copies of Yerington Paiute Tribal newsletters

Dates: 1971-2015

Henry Miller Correspondence

Identifier: 91-31

Letter from Miller to Mrs. Bertin regretting that he would be unable to collaborate with her because he was working on his "magnum opus". Miller also asked her to smuggle into the U.S. a copy of his new book, The Rosy Crucifixion, if she were to go to Paris after August 1st.

Dates: July 9, 1949

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