Women authors, American -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Primarily typescript poems by Bruce: Mountain cabin, Autumn wind across a grave, Widow, Garden spider, Lost Indian wind, and Lake Pyramid. Also included is a printed pamphlet of poetry and letter from Bruce to J [Joanne de Longchamps].
Overview 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. Collection contains notebooks of poetry written by Bruce and a manuscript copy and a book jacket of Night Cry.
Identifier: AC 0540
Abstract The Molly Flagg Knudtsen Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, University of Nevada Press sales correspondence concerning her books, and miscellaneous publications by and about her, with accompanying correspondence and manuscript drafts.
Abstract Included are manuscripts and galley proofs of Land's books, The telescope makers and Evolution of a scientist; copies of several of her published books; and her articles written for various magazines in the American west.
Overview Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.
Identifier: AC 0519
Abstract The records include budget and planning information for the annual programs, correspondence, histories of the two awards, biographical and marketing material about the authors, newspaper clippings, and some publications. Of particular interest are Black Rock Press broadsides honoring James W. Hulse, Robert Laxalt, and Stephen Liu.
Overview Joanne de Longchamps was a Nevada artist and poet who taught poetry at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection contains signed "Waterside" poem and a signed copy of the book One Creature: Poems and Collages, both by by de Longchamps, and a newspaper clipping about her.
Abstract Willa Oldham Ramsden moved to Boulder City, Nevada, in 1957 where she and her husband, Clifton John Oldham, raised Appaloosa horses and where she began writing articles for local newspapers. In 1970, they relocated to Carson City where Willa became well known as a writer and community activist. Her collection includes personal information, professional activity material, material on horses, correspondence, articles, speeches, and copies of her two books on Carson City history.
Overview The Ann Ronald Papers contain materials that cover Ronald's tenure as a professor and administrator at the University of Nevada, Reno as well as her role as a leading scholar and author in the fields of nature writing and ecocriticism. A lifelong member of the Western Literature Association, many of Ronald's books, articles, and essays describe the places and landscapes of the American West, especially Nevada. Materials include book manuscript drafts, research notes, promotional items,...
Abstract Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.