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Buena Vista Mining District Records

Identifier: 2004-10
Abstract The Buena Vista Mining District was located around the territorial town of Unionville in the Buena Vista Valley on the east slope of the West Humboldt Range. Collection contains the miners union bylaws and minutes book, 1862-1896, and mining claims record book, 1861-1862.

Lawrence I. Berkove Papers

Identifier: 2016-13
Scope and Contents Research materials and books related to the Sagebrush School, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other literature.

Mel Mathewson Print of Samuel Clemens

Identifier: 2012-04
Overview Mel Mathewson was a commercial artist who worked in both California and Reno, Nevada. Collection contains one print by Mathewson of Samuel Clemens.

William C. Miller Papers

Identifier: 87-06
Abstract Includes material related to Miller's career and interests, particularly the history of Nevada Territory and the theater. Included are correspondence, Miller's thesis and dissertation, scripts of plays performed by the Reno Little Theater and Reno Dramatic Club, sheet music, a minute book/account ledger of stock holders of the Silver Star Mining District (Comstock Lode), and a poster for Topliffe's Theatre (earliest known Nevada imprint, 1862). Material between 1860-1976.

James Redpath Correspondence

Identifier: 99-06
Abstract James Redpath was proprietor of the Boston Lyceum Bureau who handled sales of Mark Twain's book Roughing it. Letter from Redpath to Mark Twain describing the sales and popularity of Twain's book Roughing it. Material from April 24, 1872.

Mark Twain Correspondence

Identifier: NC874
Abstract Letter from Twain in Hartford, CT to Mr. Conway, praising Conway's talk on Tennyson's "Despair" (1882); telegram from Twain in Hartford to Webster & Company, cursing the telephone; letter from Twain at Albert Gate about Twain's response to a toast (1900); and a 10 cent U.S. postage stamp of Twain.

Washoe's josh: a story of Mark Twain

Identifier: NC635
Abstract Student paper analysing Mark Twain's literary purpose as illustrated by his Nevada journalism career. The collection contains material from 1937 created by Doris T. Trautman.