Journalists -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection contains personal papers and business records related to George W. Cassidy and the Cassidy family, along with research notes and correspondence by Ruth McPheeters with Cassidy family decendents, and additional materials gathered by McPheeters about the Cassidy family in preparation for an un published biography about George W. Cassidy by McPheters (1851-1968).
Dates: 1851-1968; Majority of material found within 1851-1908
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and the...
Abstract Photocopies of a series of articles from the Chico enterprise (California) consisting of recollections of Nelson's years in Nevada with anecdotes concerning the social customs and political life of the era and his life as a miner, with sketches of journalists and political figures of Virginia City. Also included is a sketch of wheat ranching in northern California from 1860-1863 near Nelson.
Identifier: AC 0255
Overview Alfred Leslie Higginbotham (1895-1967) taught for more than 40 years at the University of Nevada. During his tenure at the University, he served on numerous committees and boards both on and off campus as well as professional journalism societies. He assisted in founding the Nevada State Press Association, was appointed historian of the University of Nevada during World War II, and began the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1948. The collection includes correspondence with students, alumni,...
Overview Warren Leslie Lerude was born in Reno, Nevada. He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Journalism in 1961 and began a career in journalism and teaching that spanned over 50 years. Collection includes research materials, correspondence, files, interviews, reviews, and photos relating to Lerude's books American Commander in Spain and Robert Laxalt: The Story of a Storyteller as well as materials about the University of...
Abstract Joseph F. McDonald was an enthusiastic Democrat and counted many well-known state and national Democratic political figures among his friends. Included are letters to and from Nevada politicians, and from Harry S. Bunker, treasurer of Speidel Newspapers, Inc. In addition to letters there are occasionally newspaper clippings and election ephemeral (1937-1960).