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Henry Miller Correspondence

Identifier: 91-31

Letter from Miller to Mrs. Bertin regretting that he would be unable to collaborate with her because he was working on his "magnum opus". Miller also asked her to smuggle into the U.S. a copy of his new book, The Rosy Crucifixion, if she were to go to Paris after August 1st.

Dates: July 9, 1949

My life with Will James

Identifier: 90-13

Incomplete manuscript autobiography of Alice Conradt James Ross' early married life with Will James. The collection contains material from 1936 created by Alice Conradt James.

Dates: 1936

National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records

Identifier: NC611
Abstract Founded in 1927 as a branch of the national organization, the purpose of the National League of American Pen Woment is to conduct and promote creative and educational activities in art, letters, and music. The collection includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newspaper clippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. The scrapbooks contain branch charter (1927), photos, newspaper...
Dates: 1927-1988

Kathleen Thompson Norris Letters

Identifier: 87-37

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

Carol Pallesen Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

Identifier: 2017-72
Abstract 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

Arthur J. Palmer Papers

Identifier: 87-02
Abstract Arthur Judson Palmer (1884-1968) had a long career in the publishing and advertising fields in New York and New Jersey. After retirement, Palmer moved to Carson City, Nevada, where he continued writing books and articles. The collection consists of unpublished manuscripts written by Palmer and his published works or materials used as references for his writing. The manuscripts include articles, books, series for newspapers, and song lyrics, written under his own name or pseudonyms Robin...
Dates: 1909-1965

Ellen Goodrich Priest Papers

Identifier: NC558
Abstract Ellen Priest (1894-1982) was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Nevada, the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs, the Eastern Star, American Legion Auxilliary, and the Leisure Hour Club. The collection 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...
Dates: 1921-1966

Andrew F. Rolle Correspondence

Identifier: 88-41

Letters to Grace Griffin of Reno, Nevada, and her daughter Gloria Griffin Cline, about Rolle's books, awards, and travel plans.

Dates: 1969-1970

Ann Ronald Papers

Identifier: 2008-02
Abstract 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

Mari Sandoz Correspondence

Identifier: 95-83
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...
Dates: 1959-1961

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