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Nevada Writers Hall of Fame and Silver Pen Award Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0519
Abstract In 1988, the President of the Friends of the University Libraries, Marilyn Melton, proposed an awards program to honor and celebrate Nevada writers. That same year, Walter Van Tilburg Clark and Robert Laxalt became the first two authors to be inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame. The records include budget and planning information for the annual programs, correspondence, histories of the two awards, biographical and marketing material about the authors, newspaper clippings, and some...
Dates: 1878-2020

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  • Subject: Universities and colleges -- Nevada X
  • Subject: American literature -- 20th century X
  • Names: University of Nevada, Reno--Awards X