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Title:  Mel Mathewson Print of Samuel Clemens (2012-04)
Abstract:  Mel Mathewson was a commercial artist who worked in both California and Reno, Nevada. Collection contains one print by Mathewson of Samuel Clemens.
Creator(s):  Mathewson, Mel
Date(s):  20th century
Subject(s):  Artists--Nevada--20th century
Collection Number:  2012-04
Title:  Drawings of Pyramid Lake (NC533)
Abstract:  Watercolor drawings of Pyramid Lake, Nevada, in winter and spring.
Creator(s):  Natches, Gilbert
Date(s):  1914
Place(s):  Pyramid Lake (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Art, Paiute | Artists--Nevada--20th century
Collection Number:  NC533
Title:  Latimer Art Club Records (2008-05)
Abstract:  Founded in 1921 by watercolor students of Lorenzo Latimer, the Latimer Art Club was the first art club in the state of Nevada. It is dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of fine arts in Nevada. Collection consists of club history materials, information on Lorenzo Latimer, and minutes and yearly records from 1921-2006.
Creator(s):  Latimer Art Club.
Date(s):  1921-2017
Subject(s):  Art--Nevada | Artists--Nevada--20th century | Clubs--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  2008-05
Title:  Robert Cole Caples Correspondence with Anthony Shafton (2011-17)
Abstract:  Anthony Shafton (1937- ) is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author whose correspondence with Robert Cole Caples (1908-1979) began in 1964 until Caples' death. Shafton began saving the letters in 1977. Caples was a largely self-trained artist most well known for his portraits of Reno divorcees and his Indian portraits drawn during the Depression under the Federal Arts Project. Also included are other documents and letters from Rosemary Caples and Carl Heinze.
Creator(s):  Shafton, Anthony
Date(s):  1977-1980
Subject(s):  Artists--Nevada--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Authors--Nevada
Collection Number:  2011-17
Title:  Latimer Art Club records (NC1236)
Abstract:  Included are membership rolls and records of receipts and disbursements, a history of the club which covers 1916-1974, and undated meeting minutes.
Creator(s):  Latimer Art Club.
Date(s):  1921-1935
Subject(s):  Art--Nevada | Artists--Nevada--20th century | Clubs--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  NC1236
Title:  The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980 (NC1308)
Abstract:  Lyle Hardin was an artist and ranchhand well-known for his art depicting cowboys and the American West. Collection contains one unbound copy of The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980 written by Barbara J. Jeffries.
Creator(s):  Jeffries, Barbara J.
Date(s):  1993
Subject(s):  Artists--Nevada--20th century | Artists--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  NC1308
Title:  Record of exhibitions of the University of Nevada, Reno Art Department (AC 0314)
Abstract:  Collection consists of flyers and brochures announcing exhibits at the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, undated-1989, and Art Department bulletins and newsletters, 1963-1990. Newsletters include: Art Forum, 1963-1967; Contact, 1967-1977; News from the Art Club, 1981-1983; and Preview, 1976-1990. Among the exhibit items is a description of the inaugural exhibition in the Church Fine Arts Building, with a foreword by J. Craig Sheppard, artist and Chair of the Department of Art.
Creator(s):  University of Nevada, Reno. Department of Art.
Date(s):  1960-1992
Subject(s):  Art--Nevada--Reno | Artists--Nevada--20th century | Exhibitions--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  AC 0314
Title:  Walter McNamara Papers (2012-03)
Abstract:  Walter McNamara (1939- ) is an artist who specializes in found material sculpture and collage. His art has been exhibited across the United States, especially in Nevada. This collection consists of announcements for his exhibitions held from 1968 to 2009 in the form of flyers and posters, a Nevada Museum of Art show catalog (1994) as well as other information regarding awards and projects with which he has been involved.
Creator(s):  McNamara, Walter
Date(s):  1968-2009
Subject(s):  Art--Exhibitions | Art--Nevada--Reno | Artists--Nevada--20th century | Exhibitions--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  2012-03
Title:  James C. McCormick Papers (2015-05)
Abstract:  James "Jim" McCormick, a faculty member of the Art Department at University of Nevada, Reno, offered instruction in printmaking, drawing, visual foundations, art history, papermaking and other disciplines. After retiring as Art Department chair in 1992, he continued creating his art full-time. Collection includes art related items created or collected by the donor, mostly during his tenure in UNR Art Department (portfolios, posters, art prints, various artists' work and special editions of book arts books), biographical documents from McCormick's early years (1936-1954), newspaper articles, publications, exhibits (curated, group, invited), articles, travels, art (workshops, conferences, galleries, organizations/museums), UNR material, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, correspondence, and other miscellaneous personal files and family records.
Creator(s):  McCormick, James C., (James Calvin), 1936-
Date(s):  1936-2016
Place(s):  Nevada--Exhibitions
Subject(s):  Artists and community--Nevada | Artists--Nevada--20th century | Authors--Nevada | Exhibitions--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  2015-05
Title:  Carol Pallesen Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials (2017-72)
Abstract:  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.
Creator(s):  De Longchamps, JoannePallesen, Carol
Date(s):  Bulk, 1970-1977
Subject(s):  Art--Nevada--20th century | Artists--Nevada--20th century | Women authors, American--20th century | Women authors, American--Nevada
Collection Number:  2017-72
Title:  Anthony Shafton Research Papers (2017-83)
Abstract:  Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.
Creator(s):  Shafton, Anthony
Date(s):  dates
Subject(s):  Artists--Nevada--20th century | Authors, American--21st century | Authors, American--Biography--20th century | Authors--Nevada
Collection Number:  2017-83