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Alfred Doten Papers

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Identifier: NC08
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and...
Dates: 1834-1972

Ghost town publisher

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Identifier: NC69
Abstract

Arma McCusker was part owner of the Nevada newspaper, the Virginia City news from 1949-1952. Contains story of the author's experiences as part owner of the Virginia City news, along with Aldo Perino and Milo Saling; also descriptions and history of Virginia City, Nevada.

Dates: undated

Goldfield News and Weekly Tribune Records

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Identifier: 2017-03
Abstract The Goldfield News and Weekly Tribune was published in Goldfield, Nevada from 1909-1956 under various names. This collection documents the six years (1924-1930) the paper was leased by Esmeralda County Printing Company and the transition from the Esmeralda County Printing Company to the Tribune Printing Company. A majority of the collection is comprised of subscriber cards and also includes copies of outgoing correspondence, and a limited amount of financial...
Dates: 1924-1931

Myrick Land Papers

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Identifier: 2006-21
Abstract

Myrick Land (1922-1998) was a journalism professor, freelance writer and author who served on the University of Nevada, Reno journalism faculty from 1976-1979 and 1982-1993. Collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and material related to Land's career as a journalism professor and writer.

Dates: 1959-1999

Warren Lerude Papers

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Identifier: 2013-28
Abstract Warren Leslie Lerude was born in Reno, Nevada. He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Journalism in 1961 and began a career in journalism and teaching that spanned over 50 years. Collection includes research materials, correspondence, files, interviews, reviews, and photos relating to Lerude's books American Commander in Spain and Robert Laxalt: The Story of a Storyteller as well as materials about the University...
Dates: 1935-2018

Rollan D. Melton Papers

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Identifier: 2015-28
Scope and Contents

Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.

Dates: 1960s-2010

Mary Benton Smith: Biography

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Identifier: 93-29
Abstract

Brief biographical sketch of the career of journalist Mary Benton Smith who taught journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, during World War II and was later head of the Nevada Associated Press Bureau. Created by Nita Spangler was a California resident who attended the University of Nevada. Material from 1992.

Dates: 1992