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Myram Borders Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 94-07
Abstract Myram Borders (May 21, 1936) is an American journalist, a former United Press International reporter, and the wire service's Las Vegas bureau manager from 1965 to 1990. Upon retirement, she was appointed Nevada commissioner of consumer affairs and, after two years, in 1992 was named chief of the Las Vegas News Bureau, a post she held for a decade. Scrapbooks include photographs and clippings about California and Las Vegas, Nevada, produced while Borders was a commissioner of the Nevada...
Dates: 1989-1993

Florence S. Burge Papers

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Identifier: 82-36
Abstract

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and papers related to receiving the J. C. Penney -University of Missouri award for best women's pages; and unpublished biography of Noble Getchell.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

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Identifier: 98-06
Abstract

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

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Identifier: 97-30
Abstract

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

University of Nevada. Department of Journalism Records

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Identifier: AC 0658
Abstract

This University of Nevada Reno Department of Journalism Records contains materials related to UNR's Journalism Program prior to 1984. The collection contains descriptions of the history of the Journalism Department, details about curriculum, flyers for events and programming, and publications by the Department.

Dates: 1924-1984

Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism Records

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Identifier: AC 0659
Abstract

The Department of Journalism officially became the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism on September 14, 1984. These records include materials about the establishment of the new school including bylaws, correspondence, curriculum materials, and information about deans, faculty, and benefactors. Planning and promotional materials for events sponsored by the Reynolds School are also included.

Dates: 1965-2017

Alfred Doten Papers

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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

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Identifier: NC386
Abstract

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

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Identifier: 85-06
Abstract

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

Alfred L. Higginbotham Papers

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Identifier: AC 0255
Abstract Alfred Leslie Higginbotham (1895-1967) taught for more than 40 years at the University of Nevada. During his tenure at the University, he served on numerous committees and boards both on and off campus as well as professional journalism societies. He assisted in founding the Nevada State Press Association, was appointed historian of the University of Nevada during World War II, and began the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1948. The collection includes correspondence with students, alumni,...
Dates: 1920-1966

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