Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Mildred Breedlove was appointed Nevada poet laureate in 1957 and 1959 and was active in the Las Vegas Branch of National Pen Women. She organized the Nevada State Poetry Society in 1961. Included are correspondence, Breedlove's published and unpublished poetry, clippings, awards, certificates, photographs, scrapbook of published poems, and portrait painted in oils. Material between 1945-2000.
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.
Xerox copies of poetry and family memorabilia, including photos and news articles, especially about Leafy's deer hunting trips. The collection contains material from 1920-1977 created by Olephia King.
Nell Lounsberry Murbarger (1909-1991) was an author best known for her writings about the desert and her popularization of the hobby of "ghost towning." Collection contains one fan letter and a poem written by Nell Lounsberry to author Zane Grey in December 1927.
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 pursued 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.
Gary Short is a Nevadan and co-editor with Roger Smith of this anthology. The collection contains a manuscript copy of a collection of poetry either by Nevadans or about Nevada and a history of poetry in Nevada.
Edwin Ewing Roberts (1870-1933) was a Representative from Nevada as well as Mayor of Reno. The collection contains fragments of poetry written by Roberts at the turn of the 20th century.
Poetry, marriage certificate, diplomas of Edna Williams, greeting cards, program, and letters between John B. Williams (Washoe County Recorder) and his wife Millie between 1868-1896.