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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.
Dates: 1975-2018

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...
Dates: 1935-2018

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).
Dates: 1937-1960

Jean S. McElrath Papers

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Identifier: 97-16
Overview 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

Jean S. McElrath Papers

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Identifier: 2006-09
Overview Jean Sybil McElrath was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada, Reno. 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 are transcripts of McElrath's diaries from 1934-1967 that contain short listings about daily activities, such as sewing, reading , studying and her writing career. Family members and friends' activities and her medical...
Dates: 1934-1967

Nevada Newspaper days: A History of Journalism in the Silver State, Manuscript

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Identifier: AC 0251
Abstract Jake Highton, a graduate of Pennsylvania State College, 1953, and Ohio State University, 1965, served as a reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun from 1959 to 1962, and as an editorial writer for the Detroit News from 1976 to 1978. In 1981, he joined the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno, journalism department. Manuscript for Nevada newspaper days: a history of journalism in the silver state, published in 1990 by Heritage West Books, Stockton California, on Nevada journalism and...
Dates: 1989

Nevada Press Women Records

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Identifier: 93-47
Abstract Nevada Press Women (NPW) is an organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who receive remuneration for their work. Included are minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, clippings, officers' manual, convention materials, and files related to the publication of A Nevada historical miscellany. Material between 1970-2013.
Dates: 1970-2013

Rollan D. Melton Papers

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Identifier: 2015-28
Scope and Contents Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.
Dates: 1960s-2010

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