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Michael P. Branch Papers

 Collection
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

Irene Bruce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-26
Abstract

Irene Bruce (1903-1987) was a Nevada poet, poetry editor for Nevada magazine, founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop, and member of the National League of American Pen Women. The collection contains notebooks of poetry written by Bruce and a manuscript copy and a book jacket of Night Cry.

Dates: 1939-1950

Interviews of Walter Van Tilburg Clark's Associates

 Collection
Identifier: 83-15
Abstract

Collection includes interviews of people who knew Walter Van Tilburg Clark when he taught school in Cazenoviua, New York as well as additional material gathered and created by Carl Heintze from 1979-1985.

Dates: 1979-1985

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letters to John Herrmann

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-52
Abstract

THe 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

William L. Fox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-15
Abstract William L. Fox, poet, writer and artist, has worked with arts and literary organizations, including the Western States Arts Foundation and the Western States Book Awards, co-founded the West Coast Poetry Review (a small press) with Bruce McAllister, has been an artist-in-residence in Nevada and Washington, deputy and executive director of the Nevada Arts Council (1979-1993), and served as poetry program director for the Squaw Valley Community of Writers...
Dates: 1968-2010

Ronald M. James Papers

 Collection
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

Warren Lerude Papers

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Identifier: 2013-28
Abstract Warren Leslie Lerude was born in Reno, Nevada. He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Journalism in 1961 and began a career in journalism and teaching that spanned over 50 years. Collection includes research materials, correspondence, files, interviews, reviews, and photos relating to Lerude's books American Commander in Spain and Robert Laxalt: The Story of a Storyteller as well as materials about the University...
Dates: 1935-2018

James C. McCormick Papers

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Identifier: 2015-05
Abstract James "Jim" McCormick, a faculty member of the Art Department at University of Nevada, Reno, offered instruction in printmaking, drawing, visual foundations, art history, papermaking and other disciplines. After retiring as Art Department chair in 1992, he continued creating his art full-time. Collection includes art related items created or collected by the donor, mostly during his tenure in UNR Art Department (portfolios, posters, art prints, various artists' work and special editions of...
Dates: 1936-2019

Robert Cole Caples Correspondence with Anthony Shafton

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Identifier: 2011-17
Abstract

Anthony Shafton (1937- ) is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author whose correspondence with Robert Cole Caples (1908-1979) began in 1964 until Caples' death. Shafton began saving the letters in 1977. Caples was a largely self-trained artist most well known for his portraits of Reno divorcees and his Indian portraits drawn during the Depression under the Federal Arts Project. Also included are other documents and letters from Rosemary Caples and Carl Heinze.

Dates: 1977-1980

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