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My life with Will James

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Identifier: 90-13
Abstract Incomplete manuscript autobiography of Alice Conradt James Ross' early married life with Will James. The collection contains material from 1936 created by Alice Conradt James.
Dates: 1936

National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records

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Identifier: NC611
Abstract Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newsclippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. Scrapbooks contain branch charter, 1927; photos, clippings, watercolor sketches, articles by members.
Dates: 1927-1988

Kathleen Thompson Norris Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 87-37
Abstract Letters from Norris to Helen K. Tobin of Derby, Conn. on a talk Norris was to present and on miscellaneous subjects. Also included are five clippings about Norris. The collection contains material from 1933-1939, created by Kathleen Thompson Norris.
Dates: 1933-1939, undated

Carol Pallesen Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-72
Overview Joanne de Longchamps (1923-1983) was a Nevada artist and poet who taught poetry at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection contains signed "Waterside" poem and a signed copy of the book One Creature: Poems and Collages, both by by de Longchamps, and a newspaper clipping about her. Collection contains a signed poem entitled "Waterside," a signed copy of the book One Creature: Poems and Collages, both by Nevada artist and author Joanne de...
Dates: circa 1970s-2009; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1977

Arthur J. Palmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-02
Overview Arthur Judson Palmer (1884-1968) had a long career in the publishing and advertising fields in New York and New Jersey. After retirement, Palmer moved to Carson City, Nevada, where he continued writing books and articles. The collection consists of unpublished manuscripts written by Palmer and his published works or materials used as references for his writing. The manuscripts include articles, books, series for newspapers, and song lyrics, written under his own name or pseudonyms Robin...
Dates: 1909-1965

Ellen Goodrich Priest Papers

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Identifier: NC558
Abstract Includes Priest's writings on historical topics such as the Sutro Tunnel, Nevada governor Roswell Keyes Colcord, and Fort Churchill; speeches presented by Priest, usually on a literary theme; DAR handbooks, yearbooks, and scrapbooks from Nevada chapters and the Nevada State Society of DAR; and certificates and diplomas from a variety of sources.
Dates: 1921-1966

Robert Cole Caples Correspondence with Anthony Shafton

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Identifier: 2011-17
Abstract Anthony Shafton (1937- ) is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author whose correspondence with Robert Cole Caples (1908-1979) began in 1964 until Caples' death. Shafton began saving the letters in 1977. Caples was a largely self-trained artist most well known for his portraits of Reno divorcees and his Indian portraits drawn during the Depression under the Federal Arts Project. Also included are other documents and letters from Rosemary Caples and Carl Heinze.
Dates: 1977-1980

Andrew F. Rolle Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 88-41
Abstract Letters to Grace Griffin of Reno, Nevada, and her daughter Gloria Griffin Cline, about Rolle's books, awards, and travel plans.
Dates: 1969-1970

Ann Ronald Papers

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Identifier: 2008-02
Overview The Ann Ronald Papers contain materials that cover Ronald's tenure as a professor and administrator at the University of Nevada, Reno as well as her role as a leading scholar and author in the fields of nature writing and ecocriticism. A lifelong member of the Western Literature Association, many of Ronald's books, articles, and essays describe the places and landscapes of the American West, especially Nevada. Materials include book manuscript drafts, research notes, promotional items,...
Dates: 1839-2017; Majority of material found within 1970-2008

Mari Sandoz Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 95-83
Abstract Mari Sandoz was an American author. Letters to Robert A. Griffen of Reno, Nevada, from Mari Sandoz. In Sandoz' letter of June 28, 1959, she discusses her book Hostiles and friendlies and other literature about the American West. Letter of Aug. 28, 1961, discusses the publication of her book, Ram in the thicket by Readers Digest, a re-issue of Cheyenne autumn, and her desire to obtain some of Griffen's Indian bead work and photos of his paintings. Letter of Dec. 27, 1961, thanks Griffen for his...
Dates: 1959-1961

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