Authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Hendel writings and correspondence

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Identifier: NC1212
Abstract Charles Hendel was a Nevada State Assemblyman from Mineral County, 1951-1957. Contains poems and prose by Hendel and others on many subjects. Some material appears under Hendel's pen name, Cinnabar Ike, and was previously published in Nevada newspapers. Also included are letters and essays about Mark Twain Youth Camp (Mineral County, Nevada), and proposals to bring water from the Columbia River to Nevada.
Dates: 1941-1971

George Wharton James letter to Walter E. Clark

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Identifier: NC839
Abstract Letter to Walter E. Clark describing James' search for works by Mariam Michelson and Phillip Verrill Mighels.,Tipped into James' book, Arizona the wonderland (Boston : The Page Company, 1917); Special Collections call number F811 J28 c.2.
Dates: December 22, 1921

Charlton Laird Papers

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Identifier: AC 0076
Overview Charlton G. Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English textbooks with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin American music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of a...
Dates: 1924-1980

Lawrence I. Berkove Papers

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Identifier: 2016-13
Scope and Contents Research materials and books related to the Sagebrush School, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other literature.
Dates: circa 1945-2015

Louis E. Lomax Papers

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Identifier: 82-30
Overview Louis E. Lomax was an African-American author, journalist, and professor best known for his work on race relations in America. He was the author of multiple books and articles, including The Reluctant African (1960), The Negro Revolt (1962), When the Word is Given (1963), and To Kill a Blackman: The Shocking Parallel in the Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King...
Dates: 1943-1972; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1970

Jack London Letter

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Identifier: 86-28
Abstract Letter from London at Glen Ellen, California, to John Meyers O'Hara in New York, describing his latest writings, his dislike of writing, and asking O'Hara's opinion of Martin Eden (while giving his own viewpoint). Material dated December 6, 1909.
Dates: December 6, 1909

Michael Hittman Papers

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Identifier: 2015-16
Scope and Contents Papers include donor's professional career and ethnographic materials concerning his work with Great basin tribal members, especially the Yerington Paiute Tribe. Covers his educational graduate thesis and dissertationl journal articles and correspondence; audio tapes and transcripts; copies of Yerintong Paiute Tribal newsletters
Dates: 1971-2015

Henry Miller Correspondence

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Identifier: 91-31
Overview Letter from Miller to Mrs. Bertin regretting that he would be unable to collaborate with her because he was working on his "magnum opus".,Miller also asked her to smuggle into the U.S. a copy of his new book the Rosy crucifixion if she were to go to Paris after August 1st.
Dates: July 9, 1949

My life with Will James

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Identifier: 90-13
Abstract Incomplete manuscript autobiography of Alice Conradt James Ross' early married life with Will James. The collection contains material from 1936 created by Alice Conradt James.
Dates: 1936

National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records

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Identifier: NC611
Abstract Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newsclippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. Scrapbooks contain branch charter, 1927; photos, clippings, watercolor sketches, articles by members.
Dates: 1927-1988