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Michael P. Branch Papers

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Identifier: 2014-05
Abstract Michael P. Branch is a professor of English at UNR. Includes copy of his 1993 dissertation from University of Virginia; research files for his books, Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing before Walden" (he edited), John Muir's Last Journey, Rants from the Hill, and Raising Wild; also includes materials from the early years of The Association for the...
Dates: 1993-2018

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letters to John Herrmann

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Identifier: 2017-52
Abstract

THe collection contains 13 letters written by Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Nevada author and editor, to John Herrmann from Larkspur, California and Reno, Nevada, concerning work on a new literary magazine published by San Francisco State campus beginning in 1959 called Chrysalis Review, of which Herrmann was the founding editor, as well as various publications Clark was working on at the time the letters were written. Date range 1961-1967.

Dates: 1961-1967

Ronald M. James Papers

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Identifier: 2010-10
Abstract Ronald M. James is an historian, folklorist, and former head of the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (1983-2012). He authored or edited over a dozen books and numerous articles on Nevada's architectural heritage, history of Virginia City and its residents during the Comstock Lode, and in various areas of European and American folklore. James served at the national level as chairman of the National Historic Landmarks Committee (2004-2013). He was inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame...
Dates: 1992-2019

Robert Laxalt Papers

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Identifier: 85-09
Abstract

Manuscripts, reviews, correspondence, printed material, personal and family papers of Nevada author Paul Laxalt between 1936-1996;1950-1985.

Dates: 1936-1996; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1985

Anthony Shafton Research Papers

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Identifier: 2017-83
Abstract

Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.

Dates: 2011-2017

Richard Guy Walton Papers

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Identifier: 2011-10
Abstract

Richard Guy Walton (1914-2005) was an American artist and author who lived and worked for most of his life in northern Nevada. The collection contains unpublished manuscripts written by Walton from the 1960s-1980s.

Dates: 1963-1999