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Abstract George Wharton James was an author of books about the Western United States. Incomplete manuscript account of James' 1887 vacation with Joseph LeConte and LeConte's son in Surprise Valley, northeastern California. James describes his trip to Reno, Nevada, to pick up LeConte and his son, the physical appearance of LeConte and his gear, and the trip from Reno to Surprise Valley. Also included is a copy of the pages of LeConte's published autobiography describing this trip. Material from 1881.
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
Abstract Frederick C. Gale was formerly the assistant Nevada State Archivist and lecturer in mortuary science at the University of California, Los Angeles. Collection contains manuscript and page proofs of Gale's book by the same title, 1959.
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
Abstract Manuscript novel set around 1900 in Paris, about an American physician at the Pasteur Institute. Created by Agnes Rouget de Lisle.
Overview 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 The collection contains unpublished manuscripts written by Walton from the 1960s-1980s.