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Caroline Beckwith Notebook

Identifier: NC1120

Caroline Beckworth was a Nevada resident. The collection contains a notebook of manuscript poems and prose by various authors, primarily women.

Dates: circa 1898-1918

Lucius Morris Beebe Papers

Identifier: NC22

Lucius Morris Beebe was the author and editor of the Virginia City, Nevada, Territorial enterprise newspaper; Beebe was also a newspaper columnist for the New York Herald tribune, 1928-1947. The collection contains a complete file of clippings of Beebe's column "This New York" from the Herald tribune and incoming correspondence regarding his book Great Railroad Photographs: U. S. A.

Dates: 1877-1964

Lawrence I. Berkove Papers

Identifier: 2016-13

Dr. Lawrence I. Berkove (January 8, 1930-May 19, 2018) was an academic and author specializing in American Literature of the 19th Century. He was an internationally recognized expert on Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, Jack London and authors of the Sagebrush School. The collection contains research materials and books related to the Sagebrush School, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other literature.

Dates: circa 1945-2015

Ellin Berlin Papers

Identifier: 90-87
Abstract Materials relating to the research and preparation of Berlin's novel Silver Platter, about her grandmother Louise Mackay, the wife of one of the Comstock's Bonanza Kings, John Mackay. Berlin conducted her research from approximately 1947 through the publication of the book in 1957. Includes research notes and correspondence; early drafts and proofs of the novel; originals and copies of 19th and early 20th century newspapers, pamphlets and ephemera, mainly...
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1957

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Collection

Identifier: 2003-15

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. Collection contains five articles by or about Walter Van Tilburg Clark taken from newspapers, journals and books. Date range: 1950-1973

Dates: 1950-1973

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Dorothy Day

Identifier: 2017-36

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 Letter to Jim Folger

Identifier: 2002-04

Jim Folger was a student of Clark's while taking a night class on creative writing at San Francisco State University. The collection contains a handwritten letter signed by Clark from Lakespur, California, dated June 11, 1962 that critiques a short story Jim Folger submitted to Walter Van Tilburg Clark.

Dates: 1962

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Papers

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

Virginia Coffman Papers

Identifier: 2005-23

Virginia Coffman (1914-2005) was an American novelist best known for her Gothic novels. The collection consists primarily of materials related to Coffman's career as a popular novelist, including manuscript drafts, notes, proposals, and newspaper clippings, as well as articles, screenplay ideas, and correspondence relating to her film and screenwriter career. A small amount of personal and family material is also included.

Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1959-1974

El Dia de Muerte

Identifier: 91-14/2

Ray Bradbury was an American science fiction novelist and short story author. The collection contains a draft typescript of Bradbury's short story about a young boy's death in Mexico.

Dates: 1947

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