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Correspondence, ca. 1860-1897
Letters written to William Wright.
Letters written by William Wright, 1860-1885
Letter from Edward Everett Hale to unknown correspondent, Aug 14, 1901.
Calling cards, envelopes, etc.
Manuscripts of sketches written for newspapers and magazines. Arranged alphabetically by title:
Notes; ideas for stories and articles, etc.
Notebook containing record of articles and stories sent to newspapers, n.d.
Folder of drawings done by Wright.
Maps of the Comstock Lode
Papers of other members of the Wright family.
Lou Wright Benjamin's diary, July 1879-Aug 1880.
Mell Wright's letter fo her aunt, Lou W. Benjamin, Mar 26, 1878.
John M. Wright's Civil War diary and a few miscellaneous papers.
Lou G. Wright's papers.
Printed items. Included are the following:
A History of the Comstock Silver Lode and Mines by Dan De Quille
Laws of the Territory of Nevada, 1863 and 1864
Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918
Letter, Oct 28, 1897. Written for the New York Herald.
Clark, Hiram C.
Letter, Jan 29, 1878.
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Letters, 1864-1875 (4). Include letter addressed to W. K. Cutler, with Wright's comments on verso.
Cope, Edward Drinker, 1840-1897
Letter, Sept 18, 1880.
Cummings, Amos Jay, 1841-1902
Letters, 1885-1886 (2).
Deidesheimer, Philipp, 1832-
Letter, Oct 20, 1891.
Drury, Wells, 1851-1932
Letters, 1897 (2). One form letter, written as president, Press Club of San Francisco.
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894
Letter, Aug 5, 1875.
Ford, Henry Jones, 1851-1925
Letters, 1887 (2). Written as managing editor of the Lorborn Publishing Company.
Goodman, Joseph T., 1838-1917
Letters, 1875-1884 (2).
Goodwin, Charles Carroll, 1832-1917
Letters, 1880-1887 (6).
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
Letter, Aug 14, 1901.
James, Isaac E., 1830-
Letter, Aug 4, 1875.
Jones, Samuel L.
Letter, Aug 13, 1875. Concerning John P. Jones.
McClure, Samuel Sidney, 1857-1949
Letter, Oct 16, 1886.
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902
Letters, 1875 and n.d. (2).
Nye, Edgar Wilson, 1850-1896
Letter, July 9, 1880. Signed: Bill Nye.
Society for Psychical Research. American Branch.
Letters, 1892-1893 (2). Concerning psychical experience involving Mark Twain.
Letter, July 18, 1885. Written as superintendent, Homer Mill and Mining Co.
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
Letter, Apr 11, 1879.
Wright, John M., ca. 1836-1918
[Diary, Dec 9, 1861-Sept 23, 1864.] 4 v. Written while serving with Company G, 2nd Iowa cavalry. Describes military operations chiefly in Tennessee and Mississippi.
Wright, Lou G.
[Miscellaneous papers]. Included are drafts of letters to George Wharton James and Wells Drury, ca. 1914, concerning publication of sketches written by her father; a biographical sketch of her father; and notes on his ancestry.