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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...

Florence S. Burge Papers

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Identifier: 82-36
Overview 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and papers related to receiving the J. C. Penney -University of Missouri award for best women's pages; and unpublished biography of Noble Getchell.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.

George W. Cassidy Papers

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Identifier: 98-06
Overview This collection contains personal papers and buisness 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).

Ty Cobb Papers

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Identifier: 97-30
Overview 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.

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 the...

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.

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.

Kathleen C. Hoxsie Papers

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Identifier: NC1381
Overview 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.

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 of...

An addendum to the Joseph F. McDonald Papers

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Identifier: 98-05
Abstract Joseph F. McDonald was an enthusiastic Democrat and counted many well-known state and national Democratic political figures among his friends. Included are letters to and from Nevada politicians, and from Harry S. Bunker, treasurer of Speidel Newspapers, Inc. In addition to letters there are occasionally newspaper clippings and election ephemeral (1937-1960).