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Ty Cobb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 97-30
Abstract

Ty Cobb papers consist of personal papers relating to him and his family, as well as his professional role as writer and editor at the Nevada State Journal, and its successor, the Reno Gazette-Journal. Cobb had a sports column “Inside Stuff” and later a column “Cobwebs” which he continued past retirement until his death in 1997. Material between 1881-1997.

Dates: 1881-1997

Charley Higgins story

 Collection
Identifier: 99-72
Abstract

Charley Higgins published newspapers and became an editor. Copy of a 3-page short story by Charley Higgins, "Old Bill gets tangled up in wild cloudburst" from 1936, with a copy of an illustration of Old Bill drawn by Higgins' daughter Phoebe King Higgins, sometime after his death in 1943.

Dates: 1936

Watson Van Etten Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-10
Abstract

Watson Van Etten was a professional miner and prospector in California and Nevada in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Collection contains 24 diaries of experiences of a Watson Van Etten as a miner and prospector in California and Nevada from 1891-1920.

Dates: 1891-1920