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Mildred Breedlove Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 92-47
Abstract

Mildred Breedlove was appointed Nevada poet laureate in 1957 and 1959 and was active in the Las Vegas Branch of National Pen Women. She organized the Nevada State Poetry Society in 1961. Included are correspondence, Breedlove's published and unpublished poetry, clippings, awards, certificates, photographs, scrapbook of published poems, and portrait painted in oils. Material between 1945-2000.

Dates: 1945-2000; Majority of material found within 1963-1991

Irene Bruce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-14
Abstract

Irene Bruce (1903-1937) was a Nevada Poet, poetry editor for Nevada magazine, founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop, and member of the National League of American Pen Women. Primarily typescript poems by Bruce: Mountain cabin, Autumn wind across a grave, Widow, Garden spider, Lost Indian wind, and Lake Pyramid. Also included is a printed pamphlet of poetry and letter from Bruce to J [Joanne de Longchamps]. Dates range from 1950-1969.

Dates: 1950-1969

Irene Bruce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-26
Abstract

Irene Bruce (1903-1937) was a Nevada Poet, poetry editor for Nevada magazine, founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop, and member of the National League of American Pen Women. The collection contains notebooks of poetry written by Bruce and a manuscript copy and a book jacket of Night Cry.

Dates: 1939-1950

Cortez Mines, Ltd. Summary of Stores and Material Account

 Collection
Identifier: NC164
Abstract

The Cortez Mines, Ltd. was a mine on the southwest slope of Mt. Tenabo on the border of Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada. The collection contains inventories of supplies, 1899-1907, for goods used at the mine such as wood, soda, salt, fuel and explosives, and the amount of each used at the mine or mill.

Dates: 1899-1907; 1955

Cowboy Poetry Gathering Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 94-08
Abstract The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, produced by the Western Folklife Center, takes place in Elko, Nevada and features a week of poetry, music, dancing, workshops, exhibits, food and fellowship, rooted in tradition but focused on today's rural West. The collection includes programs, flyers for the Cowboy Music Gathering, list or catalog of gift items for sale, copies of articles about Elko and previous Poetry Gatherings, and fact sheets and financial statements of the Western Folklife...
Dates: 1984-1998

Joanne de Longchamps Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 84-09
Abstract

Manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, printed material, personal papers of Joanne de Longchamps, longtime Nevada resident, poet, and artist from 1928-1991.

Dates: 1928-1991

The Feather River Anthology, or "Holy Water"

 Collection
Identifier: 89-01
Abstract

Tongue-in-cheek poem on the allocation and use (or misuse) of water in California.

Dates: undated

William L. Fox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-39
Abstract

Included are records of boards on which Fox served; correspondence, reviews, and manuscripts generated by WCPR; manuscripts, poems, and poetry notebooks written by Fox under his own and his pen name, Ian Tarnman; copies of the New Zealand poetry journal edge, for which Fox was overseas editor; and correspondence from poets, writers, and artists who were published by Fox or who worked with him on various projects

Dates: 1964-2002

William L. Fox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-15
Abstract William L. Fox, poet, writer and artist, has worked with arts and literary organizations, including the Western States Arts Foundation and the Western States Book Awards, co-founded the West Coast Poetry Review (a small press) with Bruce McAllister, has been an artist-in-residence in Nevada and Washington, deputy and executive director of the Nevada Arts Council (1979-1993), and served as poetry program director for the Squaw Valley Community of Writers...
Dates: 1968-2010

Ingvert Hanson Letter to H. Hogan

 Collection
Identifier: NC841
Abstract

Ingvert Hanson was a Lovelock, Nevada resident. The collection contains one letter and poem from Hanson to H. H. Hogan, editor of the Plaindealer newspaper, offering the poem, "Bryan and Money," for publication. The poem and letter advocate bimetalism.

Dates: 1898

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Becker, Ella M. 1
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Breedlove, Mildred 1
Brooks, Harriet A. 1
Bulmer, Laura 1
Burge, Florence S., 1912-1986 1
Burnell, Mary 1
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Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971 1
Cook, Geoffrey 1
Cortez Mines, Ltd 1
Costanzo, Jerry 1
Cowboy Music Gathering (1993 : Elko, Nev.) 1
Cowboy Poetry Gathering 1
Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901 1
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 1
De Longchamps, Dare, 1949-1976 1
De Longchamps, Galen 1
Eddy, Clarence, 1851-1937 1
Eilo, Taugen 1
Finlay, Ian Hamilton 1
Fox, Hugh, 1932-2011 1
Fox, William L. (Title of a work--Driving by memory) 1
Fox, William L. (Title of a work--In the Desert of Desire: Las Vegas and the Culture of Spectacle) 1
Fox, William L. (Title of a work--Mapping the empty: eight artists and Nevada ) 1
Goodman, Joseph T., 1838-1917 1
Grand Army of the Republic 1
Hanson, Ingvert 1
Hendel, Charles August, 1886-1976 1
High, L. G. 1
Hogan, Henry Hardy 1
Howe, L. Sybil 1
Kerns, Emma J. 1
King, Olephia 1
Lake, Susanna R. 1
Lee, Linda 1
Long, D. S., 1950- 1
MacCaffrey, John Clarken 1
Mark Twain Youth Camp (Hawthorne, Nev.) 1
McAllister, Bruce 1
McCormick, James C. (James Calvin), 1936- 1
McCulloch, Frank 1
Mighels, Philip Verrill, 1869-1911 1
Murbarger, Nell, 1909-1991 1
Murphy, Joseph A. 1
Nabors, Carol 1
National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch 1
Nevada Mental Health Institute 1
Nevada Poetry Society 1
Peacock, Phyllis 1
Quinlan, Jerome J. 1
Raffetto, Bertha, 1885-1952 1
Ransom, William 1
Richardson, Penelope Rodney 1
Roberts, Edwin E. (Edwin Ewing), 1870-1933 1
Ross, Earl T. 1
Rulison, Charles H. 1
Schadler, Emma G. 1
Schwa Press 1
Scollard, Clinton, 1860-1932 1
Short, Gary 1
Simpson, Louis Wright 1
Smith, Alfred Merritt, 1876-1968 1
Smith, Roger 1
Solt, Mary Ellen 1
Squaw Valley Community of Writers 1
Stafford, William, 1914-1993 1
Sterling, George, 1869-1926 1
Stevens, Carlton F. 1
Streater, May Delaney 1
Western Folklife Center 1
Western States Arts Foundation 1
Williams, Edna (Ranch owner) 1
Williams, John B. (Resident of Washoe County, Nev.) 1
Williams, M. Genevieve 1
Williams, Millie 1
Wilson, Clare Cave 1
Winger, Ethel 1
Witt, Harold 1
Wood, Samuel Dees, 1926- 1
Yeats, J. Michael 1
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