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Myram Borders Scrapbooks

Identifier: 94-07

Myram Borders (1936- ) is an American journalist, former manager of the Las Vegas bureau of United Press International, and commissioner of the Nevada Commission of Consumer Affairs, 1991-1992. The collection contains scrapbooks which include photographs and newspaper clippings about California and Las Vegas, Nevada, produced while Borders was a commissioner of the Nevada Commission of Consumer Affairs.

Dates: 1989-1993

Florence S. Burge Papers

Identifier: 82-36

Florence Sanford Burdge (1912-1986) was a freelance writer, editor, and journalist in Reno, Nevada. The collection includes draft and published copies of Burge's writings as a freelance author and women's page editor; correspondence from readers and friends; correspondence and papers related to receiving the J. C. Penney -University of Missouri award for best women's pages; and unpublished biography of Noble Getchell. Material from 1955-1966.

Dates: 1955-1966

George W. Cassidy Papers

Identifier: 98-06

This collection contains personal papers and business records related to George W. Cassidy and the Cassidy family, along with research notes and correspondence by Ruth McPheeters with Cassidy family decendents, and additional materials gathered by McPheeters about the Cassidy family in preparation for an un published biography about George W. Cassidy by McPheters (1851-1968).

Dates: 1851-1968; Majority of material found within 1851-1908

Ty Cobb Papers

Identifier: 97-30

Ty Cobb papers consist of personal papers relating to him and his family, as well as his professional role as writer and editor at the Nevada State Journal, and its successor, the Reno Gazette-Journal. Cobb had a sports column “Inside Stuff” and later a column “Cobwebs” which he continued past retirement until his death in 1997. Material between 1881-1997.

Dates: 1881-1997

Alfred Doten Papers

Identifier: NC08
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and...
Dates: 1834-1972

Early days in Nevada collection

Identifier: NC386

Photocopies of a series of articles from the Chico enterprise (California) consisting of recollections of Nelson's years in Nevada with anecdotes concerning the social customs and political life of the era and his life as a miner, with sketches of journalists and political figures of Virginia City. Also included is a sketch of wheat ranching in northern California from 1860-1863 near Nelson.

Dates: 1928

Charles Carroll Goodwin Papers

Identifier: 85-06

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.

Dates: 1857-1924

Kathleen C. Hoxsie Papers

Identifier: NC1381

Kathleen C. Hoxsie was a journalist and freelance writer covering stories in northern Nevada and California, especially Lake Tahoe. The collection contains her professional materials and copies of her freelance writing from 1977-2018.

Dates: 1975-2018

Warren Lerude Papers

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

Jean S. McElrath Papers

Identifier: 97-16
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada writer. In 1965 she was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included in this collection are scrapbooks and loose clippings, 1943-1969, composed mostly of McElrath's published articles about Elko and Wells, Nevada; financial notebooks, 1943-1959,...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1943-1977

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