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Clel Georgetta Papers

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Identifier: 99-42
Abstract Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter...
Dates: 1916-1979

Carl Heintze Literary Manuscripts

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Identifier: 92-25
Abstract

Carl Feodor Heintze (1922-2014) worked for the San Jose News (California) and was a reporter and editor for the San Jose Mercury. The collection includes unpublished manuscripts, novels, non-fiction work, short stories, and poems. Also included is correspondence from Heintze to his mother documents his Army experience during World War II and overseas experiences in France.

Dates: 1922-2014

Charles Hendel writings and correspondence

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Identifier: NC1212
Abstract

Charles Hendel was a Nevada State Assemblyman from Mineral County, 1951-1957. Contains poems and prose by Hendel and others on many subjects. Some material appears under Hendel's pen name, Cinnabar Ike, and was previously published in Nevada newspapers. Also included are letters and essays about Mark Twain Youth Camp (Mineral County, Nevada), and proposals to bring water from the Columbia River to Nevada.

Dates: 1941-1971

George Wharton James letter to Walter E. Clark

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Identifier: NC839
Abstract

Letter to Walter E. Clark describing James' search for works by Mariam Michelson and Phillip Verrill Mighels.,Tipped into James' book, Arizona the wonderland (Boston : The Page Company, 1917); Special Collections call number F811 J28 c.2.

Dates: December 22, 1921

Olephia King Papers

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Identifier: NC1046
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.

Dates: 1920-1977

Charlton Laird Papers

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Identifier: AC 0076
Abstract Charlton G. Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English textbooks with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin American music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of...
Dates: 1924-1980

Lawrence I. Berkove Papers

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Identifier: 2016-13
Scope and Contents

Research materials and books related to the Sagebrush School, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other literature.

Dates: circa 1945-2015

Louis E. Lomax Papers

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Identifier: 82-30
Abstract Louis E. Lomax was an African-American author, journalist, and professor best known for his work on race relations in America. He was the author of multiple books and articles, including The Reluctant African (1960), The Negro Revolt (1962), When the Word is Given (1963), and To Kill a Blackman: The Shocking Parallel in the Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King...
Dates: 1943-1972; Majority of material found within 1958-1970

Jack London Letter

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Identifier: 86-28
Abstract

Letter from London at Glen Ellen, California, to John Meyers O'Hara in New York, describing his latest writings, his dislike of writing, and asking O'Hara's opinion of Martin Eden (while giving his own viewpoint). Material dated December 6, 1909.

Dates: December 6, 1909

Michael Hittman Papers

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Identifier: 2015-16
Scope and Contents

Papers include donor's professional career and ethnographic materials concerning his work with Great basin tribal members, especially the Yerington Paiute Tribe. Covers his educational graduate thesis and dissertation journal articles and correspondence; audio tapes and transcripts; copies of Yerington Paiute Tribal newsletters

Dates: 1971-2015

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