Authors, American -- 20th century
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Lucius Morris Beebe Papers
Lucius Morris Beebe was the author and editor of the Virginia City, Nevada, Territorial enterprise newspaper; Beebe was also a newspaper columnist for the New York Herald tribune, 1928-1947. The collection contains a complete file of clippings of Beebe's column "This New York" from the Herald tribune and incoming correspondence regarding his book Great Railroad Photographs: U. S. A.
Lawrence I. Berkove Papers
Dr. Lawrence I. Berkove (January 8, 1930-May 19, 2018) was an academic and author specializing in American Literature of the 19th Century. He was an internationally recognized expert on Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, Jack London and authors of the Sagebrush School. The collection contains research materials and books related to the Sagebrush School, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other literature.
Ellin Berlin Papers
Walter Van Tilburg Clark Collection
Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909-1971) was a western author, editor of the Alfred Doten diaries, lecturer at the University of Nevada, Reno, and writer-in-residence at the University of Nevada, Reno, 1962-1971. Collection contains five articles by or about Walter Van Tilburg Clark taken from newspapers, journals and books. Date range: 1950-1973
Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Dorothy Day
Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909–1971) was an American novelist, short story writer, and educator. He is one of Nevada's most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century and was the first inductee into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame in 1988. The collection includes one letter with illustrations by Walter Van Tilburg Clark sent to former student Dorothy Day in Cazenovia, New York in 1942. The two-page letter is dated March 30, with its postmarked envelope from Las Vegas, Nevada.
Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Jim Folger
Jim Folger was a student of Clark's while taking a night class on creative writing at San Francisco State University. The collection contains a handwritten letter signed by Clark from Lakespur, California, dated June 11, 1962 that critiques a short story Jim Folger submitted to Walter Van Tilburg Clark.
Walter Van Tilburg Clark Papers
Virginia Coffman Papers
Virginia Coffman (1914-2005) was an American novelist best known for her Gothic novels. The collection consists primarily of materials related to Coffman's career as a popular novelist, including manuscript drafts, notes, proposals, and newspaper clippings, as well as articles, screenplay ideas, and correspondence relating to her film and screenwriter career. A small amount of personal and family material is also included.
El Dia de Muerte
Ray Bradbury was an American science fiction novelist and short story author. The collection contains a draft typescript of Bradbury's short story about a young boy's death in Mexico.