Poetry -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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. The collection contains notebooks of poetry written by Bruce and a manuscript copy and a book jacket of Night Cry.
Overview The Cortez Mines, Ltd. was a mine on the southwest slope of Mt. Tenabo on the border of Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada. The collection contains inventories of supplies, 1899-1907, for goods used at the mine such as wood, soda, salt, fuel and explosives, and the amount of each used at the mine or mill.
Dates: 1899-1907; 1955
Overview William L. Fox, poet, writer and artist, has worked with arts and literary organizations, including the Western States Arts Foundation and the Western States Book Awards, co-founded the West Coast Poetry Review (a small press) with Bruce McAllister, has been an artist-in-residence in Nevada and Washington, deputy and executive director of the Nevada Arts Council (1979-1993), and served as poetry program director for the Squaw Valley Community of Writers...
Abstract Henry Hardy Hogan was a pioneer Reno, Nevada doctor who arrived in Nevada in 1864. Collection contains album of clippings about Nevada including history of the Reno Civil War veterans, inequality of blacks and whites, a mining story, letter to the state legislature about the location of the Insane Asylum, and poems of and obituary of Hogan and others.
Overview Gary Short is a Nevadan and co-editor with Roger Smith of this anthology. The collection contains a manuscript copy of a collection of poetry either by Nevadans or about Nevada and a history of poetry in Nevada.
Abstract Anthology of poetry by Nevadans with Nevada themes, ca 1939, and unbound, printed poems. Poets include the following: Herbert M. Ayres, Helena Grace Bradley, Harriet A. Brooks, Irene Bruce, Laura Bulmer, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Samuel Post Davis, Rolin Mallory Daggett, Joanne de Longchamps, Clarence Eddy, Taugen Eilo, Joseph T. Goodman, L. Sybil Howe, Emma J. Kerns, Susanna R. Lake, Linda Lee, Frank McCulloch, Phillip Verrill Mighels, Joseph A. Murphy, Jerome J. Quinlan, Bertha Eaton...
Dates: circa 1922-1939
Scope and Contents Records of the Nevada Poetry Society maintained by the long-term former president, Samuel D. Wood, who died in 2020. Materials include correspondence, financial records, membership information, contests, workshops, some publications and newsletters issued by the Society, materials from former president Sister Margaret McCarran, and field of the Nevada Poetry Workshop.
Dates: circa 1945-2015
Abstract Poems written as Christmas greetings and a letter from John Clarken MacCaffrey to his friend, Larry Moore. Poems have a Nevada theme. Poetry from 1940-1950.
Dates: circa 1940-1950