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Michael P. Branch Papers

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Identifier: 2014-05
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, and Raising Wild; also includes materials from the early years of The Association for the...
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The collection consists of one Black Rock Press broadside featuring an unpublished poem by Joanne de Longchamps honoring Robert A. Hume on the occasion of his retirement from the University's English Department faculty (1975).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

Ronald M. James Papers

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Identifier: 2010-10
Abstract Ronald M. James is an historian, folklorist, and former head of the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (1983-2012). He authored or edited over a dozen books and numerous articles on Nevada's architectural heritage, history of Virginia City and its residents during the Comstock Lode, and in various areas of European and American folklore. James served at the national level as chairman of the National Historic Landmarks Committee (2004-2013). He was inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame...
Dates: 1992-2019

Robert Laxalt Papers

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Identifier: 85-09
Abstract

Manuscripts, reviews, correspondence, printed material, personal and family papers of Nevada author Paul Laxalt between 1936-1996;1950-1985.

Dates: 1936-1996; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1985

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

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letters to John Herrmann

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Identifier: 2017-52
Abstract

Collection contains 13 letters written by Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Nevada author and editor, to John Herrmann from Larkspur, California and Reno, Nevada, concerning work on a new literary magazine published by San Francisco State campus beginning in 1959 called Chrysalis Review, of which Herrmann was the founding editor, as well as various publications Clark was working on at the time the letters were written. Date range 1961-1967.

Dates: 1961-1967