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Byrd Fanita Wall Sawyer Papers

Identifier: NC536

Manuscript and notes on the history of Nevada, including women teachers; Sparks and Churchill County, Nevada; and Paiute Indians. Also included are curriculum materials on Nevada history; correspondence about Sawyer's research, statistics on land ownership and use in Nevada, turkey production in the Fallon area, and copies of presidential executive orders establishing wildlife refuges in Nevada.

Dates: 1930-1963

When Darkness Covers Me

Identifier: NC468

Ms poem signed, which begins "Lord give me strength my life while alone, if life so wills, ....",Includes a rough draft and polished copy on stationery from Oakleigh, Santa Barbara, California.

Dates: 1903

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