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Michael P. Branch Papers

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Identifier: AC 0006
Abstract Michael P. Branch is a professor of English at UNR. Includes copy of his 1993 dissertation from University of Virginia; research files for his books, Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing before Walden" (he edited), John Muir's Last Journey, Rants from the Hill, Raising Wild, and On the Trail of the Jackalope; also...
Dates: 1993-2018

Broadside Honoring Robert A. Hume

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Identifier: AC 0583
Abstract

The collection consists of one Black Rock Press broadside featuring an unpublished poem by Joanne de Longchamps honoring Robert A. Hume on the occasion of his retirement from the University's English Department faculty (1975).

Dates: 1975

Nevada Writers Hall of Fame and Silver Pen Award Records

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Identifier: AC 0519
Abstract In 1988, the President of the Friends of the University Libraries, Marilyn Melton, proposed an awards program to honor and celebrate Nevada writers. That same year, Walter Van Tilburg Clark and Robert Laxalt became the first two authors to be inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame. The records include budget and planning information for the annual programs, correspondence, histories of the two awards, biographical and marketing material about the authors, newspaper clippings, and some...
Dates: 1878-2020