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Charles Hendel Writings and Correspondence

Identifier: NC1212

Charles Hendel was a Nevada State Assemblyman from Mineral County, 1951-1957. The collection contains poems and prose by Hendel and others on many subjects, including some material published under Hendel's pen name, Cinnabar Ike. Also included are letters and essays about Mark Twain Youth Camp (Mineral County, Nevada), and proposals to bring water from the Columbia River to Nevada.

Dates: 1941-1971

Henry Hardy Hogan Scrapbook

Identifier: NC116

Henry Hardy Hogan (1834-1902) was a Reno, Nevada doctor who settled in Nevada in 1864. The collection contains album of newspaper clippings about Nevada including history of the Reno Civil War veterans, inequality of blacks and whites, a mining story, letter to the state legislature about the location of the Insane Asylum, and poems of and obituary of Hogan and others.

Dates: 1874-1941

Olephia King Papers

Identifier: NC1046

Xerox copies of poetry and family memorabilia, including photos and news articles, especially about Leafy's deer hunting trips. The collection contains material from 1920-1977 created by Olephia King.

Dates: 1920-1977

Nell Lounsberry Letter to Zane Grey

Identifier: NC1327

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.

Dates: December 12, 1927

Mighels Family Papers

Identifier: NC470

Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; manuscript on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Henry (Harry) of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.

Dates: 1863-1937

Carol Nabors Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

Identifier: NC1355

Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. Joanne Cutten de Longchamps was born in Los Angeles in 1923 and attended schools in Los Angeles and Paris where she studied painting and music, both of which she pursued later in life. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.

Dates: 1943-1951

National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records

Identifier: NC611
Abstract Founded in 1927 as a branch of the national organization, the purpose of the National League of American Pen Woment is to conduct and promote creative and educational activities in art, letters, and music. The collection includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newspaper clippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. The scrapbooks contain branch charter (1927), photos, newspaper...
Dates: 1927-1988

The Nevada Anthology

Identifier: 82-51

Gary Short is a Nevadan and co-editor with Roger Smith of this anthology. The collection contains a manuscript copy of a collection of poetry either by Nevadans or about Nevada and a history of poetry in Nevada.

Dates: 1980

Nevada poetry

Identifier: 91-25
Abstract Anthology of poetry by Nevadans with Nevada themes, ca 1939, and unbound, printed poems. Poets include the following: Herbert M. Ayres, Helena Grace Bradley, Harriet A. Brooks, Irene Bruce, Laura Bulmer, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Samuel Post Davis, Rolin Mallory Daggett, Joanne de Longchamps, Clarence Eddy, Taugen Eilo, Joseph T. Goodman, L. Sybil Howe, Emma J. Kerns, Susanna R. Lake, Linda Lee, Frank McCulloch, Phillip Verrill Mighels, Joseph A. Murphy, Jerome J. Quinlan, Bertha Eaton...
Dates: circa 1922-1939

Nevada Poetry Society Records

Identifier: NC1396

The Nevada Poetry Society was established in 1976 and was officially affiliated with the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. Sam Wood was a president of the Nevada Poetry Society. The collection contains materials from the Nevada Poetry Society and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies including correspondence, administrative records, newsletters, poetry samples from both organizations, and the personal papers of Sam Wood.

Dates: 1932-2015

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Mighels (Family : 1866- : Mighels, Henry R. (Henry Rust), 1830-1879) 1
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Mighels, Roy R., 1872-1960 1
Murbarger, Nell, 1909-1991 1
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Nabors, Carol 1
Nathan, Leonard, 1924-2007 1
National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch 1
Nevada Mental Health Institute 1
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Raffetto, Bertha, 1885-1952 1
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Smith, Alfred Merritt, 1876-1968 1
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Solt, Mary Ellen 1
Squaw Valley Community of Writers 1
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Sterling, George, 1869-1926 1
Stevens, Carlton F. 1
Streater, May Delaney 1
Swallow, Alan, 1915-1966 1
Talisman Press 1
Western Folklife Center 1
Western States Arts Foundation 1
Williams, Edna (Ranch owner) 1
Williams, John B. (Resident of Washoe County, Nev.) 1
Williams, Jonathan, 1929-2008 1
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