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Abstract Book of manuscript poems and prose by various authors, primarily women.
Overview Virginia Coffman (1914-2005) was an American novelist best known for her Gothic novels. 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.
Abstract Xerox copies of poetry and family memorabilia, including photos and news articles, especially about Leafy's deer hunting trips.
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.
Overview Joanne de Longchamps 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.
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,...
Abstract 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 gift of a sketch of a bar.
Overview Background materials leading up to the publication and formal opening of the book "Weavers of Tradition and Beauty: Basketmakers of the Great Basin" co-authored with Kathleen Curtis (University of Nevada Press, 1995); text written by Fulkerson and photographs by Curtis. Collection includes notes, clippings, pamphlets, photocopies, correspondence with those included in the book and publisher, financial records, and photographs.
- Beckwith, Caroline 1
- Century Club (Reno, Nev.) 1
- Coffman, Virginia 1
- Curtis, Kathleen 1
- Daughters of the American Revolution 1
- De Longchamps, Joanne 1
- Fulkerson, Mary Lee (1936-) 1
- Griffen, Robert A. 1
- King, Olephia 1
- Leisure Hour Club (Reno, Nev.) 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