Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Bud Beasley Biography

Identifier: NC1392

Bud Beasley (1909-2004) was a Nevada educator, University of Nevada athletic star, and baseball coach at Reno High School from 1936-1976. In 1995, a Reno, Nevada elementary school was named after him. The collection contains a biography of Beasley written around 2000 by Ruby Trivelpiece under the pseudonym H. H. Hopkins.

Dates: circa 2000

Florence S. Burge Papers

Identifier: 82-36

Florence Sanford Burdge (1912-1986) was a freelance writer, editor, and journalist in Reno, Nevada. The collection includes draft and published copies of Burge's writings as a freelance author and women's page editor; correspondence from readers and friends; correspondence and papers related to receiving the J. C. Penney -University of Missouri award for best women's pages; and unpublished biography of Noble Getchell. Material from 1955-1966.

Dates: 1955-1966

Gloria Griffen Cline Papers

Identifier: NC1041
Abstract Gloria Griffen Cline (1929-1973) was a historian; professor of history at Sacramento State College, 1961-1966; and author of books and scholarly articles on Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company, early exploration of Nevada and the Great Basin of the western U.S., and fur trappers and traders. The collection includes diaries; legal papers; correspondence; Cline's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; research notes and manuscript drafts of Cline's two books, Exploring the Great Basin,...
Dates: 1912-1984

Walter De la Mare Papers

Identifier: NC660

Includes a typescript biography of de la Mare by an unknown author; manuscripts, possibly by de la Mare; correspondence about him; and newspaper clippings reviewing his work.

Dates: 1918-1945

John Thomas Goode Papers

Identifier: NC597

Includes a contract between freed slaves Mary and Martha McKinny and their former master Edward B. Goode (1866) for housework; a memoir and a research paper on Colonel John Thomas Goode; and newspaper articles by Shelton Hardaway Short about Goode.

Dates: 1867-1967

Margaret Douglass Gould Papers

Identifier: NC380

Account ledgers of William E. Gould, 1879-1881; biographical sketches of members of the Gould and Hymers families who came west from Maine in 1869 and settled in Reno in 1876; and brief biography of Prudence Ermina Hymers Gould of Reno. Mention of the Gould Dairy business is made in both the family history and Prudence Gould biography.

Dates: 1879-1881, 1964-1968

Will James Papers

Identifier: NC579

Chiefly correspondence, notes, typescript and galley proof, of and relating to Will James, The Gilt Edged Cowboy (1967), by Anthony Amaral; together with correspondence, legal documents, manuscript of the Three Mustangeers (1933), sketches, artwork, and photos of James.

Dates: 1921-1967

My Nevada heritage

Identifier: 93-66

Reminiscences of the period before 1914 when Grundy's father, Joseph Paul Schopper and her mother, Lenora Agnes Wimmer Schopper, traveled through rural Nevada with Schopper's three-man carnival before settling in Reno and starting a transportation business. Material from 1982.

Dates: 1982

Arthur J. Palmer Papers

Identifier: 87-02
Abstract Arthur Judson Palmer (1884-1968) had a long career in the publishing and advertising fields in New York and New Jersey. After retirement, Palmer moved to Carson City, Nevada, where he continued writing books and articles. The collection consists of unpublished manuscripts written by Palmer and his published works or materials used as references for his writing. The manuscripts include articles, books, series for newspapers, and song lyrics, written under his own name or pseudonyms Robin...
Dates: 1909-1965

Olga Reifschneider Papers

Identifier: NC528

Olga Augusta (Wuertz) Reifschneider (1900-1978) was a Reno, Nevada botanist and author. The collection includes notes, printed materials, and correspondence about botany and other life sciences, medicinal plants, western botanists, Nevada history, the environment, and professional women.

Dates: 1862-1978