Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Bud Beasley Biography
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.
Florence S. Burge Papers
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and papers related to receiving the J. C. Penney -University of Missouri award for best women's pages; and unpublished biography of Noble Getchell.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.
Gloria Griffen Cline Papers
Walter De la Mare Papers
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.
John Thomas Goode Papers
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.
Margaret Douglass Gould Papers
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.
Will James Papers
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.
My Nevada heritage
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.
Arthur J. Palmer Papers
Olga Reifschneider Papers
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.