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Nell Lounsberry Letter to Zane Grey

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Identifier: NC1327
Overview Nell Lounsberry Murbarger (1909-1991) was an author best known for her writings about the desert and her popularization of the hobby of "ghost towning." Collection contains one fan letter and a poem written by Nell Lounsberry to author Zane Grey in December 1927.

Anne Martin Letter to Jay Carpenter

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Identifier: NC1310
Overview Letter with envelope sent to Jay Carpenter, director of the Mackay School of Mines, regarding the translation history of the book De Re Metallica by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. Martin stayed with the Hoovers while they worked on this translation from Red House, Hornton Street, Kensington. The letter was formerly tipped into De Re Metalica (London : The Mining Magazine, 1912); Special Collections call number TN617...

Carol Nabors Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

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Identifier: NC1355
Overview Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.

Kathleen Thompson Norris Correspondence

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Identifier: NC1072
Abstract Letter to John Francis Neylan, telling him he didn't need to buy her books or even like "this one". Formerly tipped into Norris' book Family gathering: the memoirs of Kathleen Norris (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and Company, 1959). Also, a postcard from Norris to Bertha M. Rice about Rice's accident and a book Norris was sending. Tipped into Norris' book Noon an autobiographical sketch.

Letter from W. C. Noteware

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Identifier: 2014-27
Overview Warren C. Noteware (1861-1924) worked as a telegraph operator in Glenbrook, Nevada. The collection contains one letter written by Warren C. Noteware to Mrs. C. N. Noteware from Glenbrook, Nevada describing various aspects of life, people, and businesses at Lake Tahoe including D. L. Bliss and "Lucky Baldwin".

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

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Identifier: NC392
Abstract Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa (Mrs....

Postcard to Lida Cook

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Identifier: 2017-57
Overview Rachel Updyke was born in Greenwood, New York and moved as a teacher to Pyramid, Nevada between 1900 and 1910. Collection contains one postcard written by Rachel to Lida Cook on January 23, 1910. Rachel talks about living on the edge of a lake, which we know from the postmark is Pyramid Lake.

Alphratta Blanche Preston Papers

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Identifier: NC1198
Abstract This collection consists of French professor and boarding house operator Blanche Preston's diaries, correspondence with family members, personal papers, financial documents and ephemera dating from 1901-1973.

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.

Ann Ronald Papers

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Identifier: 2008-02
Overview The Ann Ronald Papers contain materials that cover Ronald's tenure as a professor and administrator at the University of Nevada, Reno as well as her role as a leading scholar and author in the fields of nature writing and ecocriticism. A lifelong member of the Western Literature Association, many of Ronald's books, articles, and essays describe the places and landscapes of the American West, especially Nevada. Materials include book manuscript drafts, research notes, promotional items,...

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Martin, Anne 1
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Moody, Lester 1
Morrow, Lawrence 1
Murbarger, Nell, 1909-1991 1
Nabors, Carol 1
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Noteware, W. C. (Warren C.), 1861-1924 1
Order of Eastern Star (Nev.) 1
Pearson, Drew 1
Pittman, Key 1
Pittman, Mimosa 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery 1
Preston, Albert William 1
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