Jake Lawlor’s Scrapbook

Erma Lawlor was her husband’s biggest fan. When the University honored him on May 26, 1972, she presented him with a scrapbook she’d compiled to capture both personal and career memories. Items continued to be added to the scrapbook until 1993. After a sojourn with the University of Nevada Athletics Department, the Jake Lawlor Scrapbook …

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Poetry in Reno: The Brautigan Days

by guest blogger Bernard Mergen I want to begin by thanking Donnie Curtis for inviting me to contribute to the University of Nevada Reno Special Collections’ blog and Anthony Lucero and Paul Swenson who are in the process of making a documentary film on the life of Richard Brautigan, for stimulating my memories of Richard’s …

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