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Title:  Barbara Land Papers (96-22)
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.
Creator(s):  Land, Barbara
Date(s):  1957-1995
Place(s):  Reno Region (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Women authors, American--Nevada
Collection Number:  96-22
Title:  Molly Flagg Knudtsen Papers in conjunction with the Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture (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.
Creator(s):  Knudtsen, Molly Flagg
Date(s):  Bulk, 1985-1989
Subject(s):  Women authors, American--Nevada | Women--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0540
Title:  Irene Bruce Papers (87-14)
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].
Creator(s):  Bruce, Irene, 1903-1987
Date(s):  1950-1969
Subject(s):  American poetry--Nevada--20th century | Women authors, American--Nevada
Collection Number:  87-14
Title:  Willa Oldham Ramsden Papers (96-49)
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.
Creator(s):  Ramsden, Willa Oldham
Date(s):  Bulk, 1949-1996
Place(s):  Carson City (Nev.)--History
Subject(s):  Horses--Nevada | Women authors, American--Nevada | Women--Nevada--Boulder City | Women--Nevada--History
Collection Number:  96-49
Title:  Irene Bruce Papers (2017-26)
Abstract:  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.
Creator(s):  Bruce, Irene, 1903-1987
Date(s):  1939-1950
Subject(s):  American poetry--20th century | Authors--Nevada | Poetry--Nevada | Women authors, American--Nevada | Women poets
Collection Number:  2017-26
Title:  Nevada Writers Hall of Fame and Silver Pen Award Records (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 autographed broadsides of one of Stephen Liu's poems.
Creator(s):  University of Nevada, Reno. Friends of the University Library.
Date(s):  1897-2015
Subject(s):  American literature--20th century | Authors, American--Nevada--20th century | Poets--Nevada | Women authors, American--Nevada | Women authors--West (U.S.) | Women poets--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0519
Title:  Sally Zanjani Papers (2013-04)
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.
Creator(s):  Zanjani, Sally Springmeyer, 1937-
Date(s):  1974-2015
Place(s):  Nevada--History--19th century; Nevada--History--20th century; Nevada--History--Women; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Authors--Nevada | Indians of North America--Nevada- 19th century | Labor unions--History--Nevada | Mines and mineral resources--Nevada--History--19th century | Paiute Indians--History | Women authors, American--Nevada | Women miners--Nevada | Women--Nevada--History
Collection Number:  2013-04