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Overview Irene Bruce (1903-1937) was a Nevada Poet, poetry editor for Nevada magazine, founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop, and member of the National League of American Pen Women. The collection contains notebooks of poetry written by Bruce and a manuscript copy and a book jacket of Night Cry.
Abstract Irene Bruce (1903-1937) was a Nevada Poet, poetry editor for Nevada magazine, founder of the Reno Poetry Workshop, and member of the National League of American Pen Women. Primarily typescript poems by Bruce: Mountain cabin, Autumn wind across a grave, Widow, Garden spider, Lost Indian wind, and Lake Pyramid. Also included is a printed pamphlet of poetry and letter from Bruce to J [Joanne de Longchamps]. Dates range from 1950-1969.
Identifier: AC 0540
Abstract Thyrza Benson (Molly) Flagg was born into a wealthy family on September 15, 1915, in New York City. Her 1937 marriage to Robert Gibb ended with a Reno divorce. She married Richard (Dick) Magee in Fallon in 1942 and raised Herefords on their Grass Valley Ranch. Later, she married Bill Knudtsen. The Molly Flagg Knudtsen Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, University of Nevada Press sales correspondence concerning her books, and miscellaneous publications by and about her,...
Dates: 1964-2002; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1989
Overview Barbara Land (1923-2020) was a Nevada free-lance author who, either singly or with her husband, Myrick Land, wrote books for young readers, non-fiction for adults, and newspaper columns about literature, Nevada authors, Nevada book-related topics, and human interest stories. The collection includes manuscripts and galley proofs of Land's books, The telescope makers and Evolution of a scientist; copies of several of her published books; and her articles written for various magazines in the...
Overview 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 persued 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.
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...
Overview Joanne de Longchamps (1923-1983) was a Nevada artist and poet who taught poetry at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection contains signed "Waterside" poem and a signed copy of the book One Creature: Poems and Collages, both by by de Longchamps, and a newspaper clipping about her. Collection contains a signed poem entitled "Waterside," a signed copy of the book One Creature: Poems and Collages, both by Nevada artist and author Joanne de...
Dates: circa 1970s-2009; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1977
Overview Willa Oldham Ramsden moved to Boulder City, Nevada, in 1957 where she and her husband, Clifton John Oldham, raised Appaloosa horses and where she began writing articles for local newspapers. In 1970, they relocated to Carson City where Willa became well known as a writer and community activist. The collection includes personal information, professional activity material, materials on horses, correspondence, articles, speeches, and copies of her two books on Carson City history.
Dates: 1911-1999; Majority of material found within 1949-1996
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,...
Dates: 1839-2017; Majority of material found within 1970-2008
Overview Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.
- Subject: Women authors, American -- Nevada X
- University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 8
- University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 2
- De Longchamps, Joanne, 1923-1983 3
- Bruce, Irene 2
- De Longchamps, Dare, 1949-1976 1
- De Longchamps, Galen 1
- Goldfield (Nev.) 1
- Good, Alice M. 1
- Knudtsen, Molly Flagg 1
- Land, Barbara 1
- Land, Myrick 1
- Longstreet, Andrew Jackson 1
- Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture 1
- Nabors, Carol 1
- Pallesen, Carol 1
- Preston, Morrie Rockwood 1
- Ramsden, Willa Oldham 1
- Rocha, Guy Louis 1
- Ronald, Ann 1
- Smith, Joseph William 1
- Springmeyer, George 1
- Stewart, Helen Jane Wiser 1
- University of Nevada Press 1
- University of Nevada, Reno 1
- University of Nevada, Reno--Awards 1
- University of Nevada, Reno. Friends of the University Library 1
- Western Literature Association (U.S.) 1
- Winnemucca, Sarah, 1844?-1891 1
- York, Marie 1
- Zanjani, Sally Springmeyer, 1937-2018 1 ∧ less