Authors, American -- Nevada -- 20th century

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Michael P. Branch Papers

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Identifier: 2014-05
Overview Michael P. Branch is a professor of English at UNR. Includes copy of his 1993 dissertation from University of Virginia; research files for his books, Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing before Walden" (he edited), John Muir's Last Journey, Rants from the Hill, and Raising Wild; also includes materials from the early years of The Association for the...

Broadside Honoring Robert A. Hume

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Identifier: AC 0583
Abstract The collection consists of one Black Rock Press broadside featuring an unpublished poem by Joanne de Longchamps honoring Robert A. Hume on the occasion of his retirement from the University's English Department faculty (1975).

Ronald M. James Papers

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Identifier: 2010-10
Abstract Ronald M. James is an historian and former administrator of the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (1983-2012) and author or editor of over a dozen books and numerous articles. He is known for his knowledge of Virginia City and writings on Nevada's Comstock Lode period as well as about the state's architectural history. In 2014, he was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.

Robert Laxalt Papers

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Identifier: 85-09
Abstract Manuscripts, reviews, correspondence, printed material, personal and family papers of Nevada author Paul Laxalt between 1936-1996;1950-1985.

Nevada Writers Hall of Fame and Silver Pen Award Records

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Identifier: AC 0519
Abstract In 1988, the President of the Friends of the University Libraries, Marilyn Melton, proposed an awards program to honor and celebrate Nevada writers. That same year, Walter Van Tilburg Clark and Robert Laxalt became the first two authors to be inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame. 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...

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letters to John Herrmann

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Identifier: 2017-52
Overview Collection contains 13 letters written by Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Nevada author and editor, to John Herrmann from Larkspur, California and Reno, Nevada, concerning work on a new literary magazine published by San Francisco State campus beginning in 1959 called Chrysalis Review, of which Herrmann was the founding editor, as well as various publications Clark was working on at the time the letters were written. Date range 1961-1967.