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Overview Caroline Beckworth was a Nevada resident. The collection contains a notebook of manuscript poems and prose by various authors, primarily women.
Dates: circa 1898-1918
Overview Virginia Coffman (1914-2005) was an American novelist best known for her Gothic novels. The collection consists primarily of materials related to Coffman's career as a popular novelist, including manuscript drafts, notes, proposals, and newspaper clippings, as well as articles, screenplay ideas, and correspondence relating to her film and screenwriter career. A small amount of personal and family material is also included.
Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1959-1974
Overview Mary Lee Fulkerson is an artist and author who is passionate about the culture, heritage, and landscape of the Great Basin. The collection contains background and publication materials on two of Fulkerson's books, Weavers of Tradition and Beauty: Basketmakers of the Great Basin (1995) and Women Artists of the Great Basin (2017) as well as her exhibit, Great Basin Points of View (2001).
Abstract Xerox copies of poetry and family memorabilia, including photos and news articles, especially about Leafy's deer hunting trips. The collection contains material from 1920-1977 created by Olephia King.
Abstract Letters from Norris to Helen K. Tobin of Derby, Conn. on a talk Norris was to present and on miscellaneous subjects. Also included are five clippings about Norris. The collection contains material from 1933-1939, created by Kathleen Thompson Norris.
Dates: 1933-1939, undated
Overview Joanne de Longchamps (1923-1983) was a Nevada artist and poet who taught poetry at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection contains signed "Waterside" poem and a signed copy of the book One Creature: Poems and Collages, both by by de Longchamps, and a newspaper clipping about her. Collection contains a signed poem entitled "Waterside," a signed copy of the book One Creature: Poems and Collages, both by Nevada artist and author Joanne de...
Dates: circa 1970s-2009; Majority of material found within 1970-1977
Abstract Includes Priest's writings on historical topics such as the Sutro Tunnel, Nevada governor Roswell Keyes Colcord, and Fort Churchill; speeches presented by Priest, usually on a literary theme; DAR handbooks, yearbooks, and scrapbooks from Nevada chapters and the Nevada State Society of DAR; and certificates and diplomas from a variety of sources.
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 Mari Sandoz was an American author. Letters to Robert A. Griffen of Reno, Nevada, from Mari Sandoz. In Sandoz' letter of June 28, 1959, she discusses her book Hostiles and friendlies and other literature about the American West. Letter of Aug. 28, 1961, discusses the publication of her book, Ram in the thicket by Readers Digest, a re-issue of Cheyenne autumn, and her desire to obtain some of Griffen's Indian bead work and photos of his paintings. Letter of Dec. 27, 1961, thanks Griffen for his...
- Beckwith, Caroline 1
- Century Club (Reno, Nev.) 1
- Coffman, Virginia 1
- Curtis, Kathleen 1
- Daughters of the American Revolution 1
- De Longchamps, Joanne, 1923-1983 1
- Fulkerson, Mary Lee (1936-) 1
- Griffen, Robert A. 1
- King, Olephia 1
- Leisure Hour Club (Reno, Nev.) 1
- Mantle, Susan E. 1
- Norris, Kathleen Thompson 1
- Pallesen, Carol 1
- Priest, Ellen Goodrich 1
- Ronald, Ann 1
- Sandoz, Mari 1
- Sandoz, Mari (Title of a work--Cheyenne autumn) 1
- Sandoz, Mari (Title of a work--Hostiles and friendlies) 1
- Sandoz, Mari (Title of a work--Ram in the thicket) 1
- University of Nevada, Reno 1
- Western Literature Association (U.S.) 1 ∧ less