R. Belle Colver graduated from Simpson College in Indianola, IA. She came to Spokane in 1907 with her parents. Her brother, J. Newton Colver, was a sports writer and political observer for the Spokesman-Review, and she went to work for the newspaper as club news editor. She was a member of many professional organizations, including the National League of American Pen Women and the American Poetry League. Colver wrote several plays and texts for pageants, and a volume of poems, Nature’s Wondrous Ways, 1966.
The collection contains typescripts and manuscripts of articles and stories; a play, Waiilatpu Days; and a volume of poetry, Nature's Wondrous Ways, 1966. The bulk of the material is undated.
Restrictions on Access :
Collection is not restricted.Restrictions on Use :
Collection is open for use.Preferred Citation :
R. Belle Colver Papers (MsSC 6), Eastern Washington State Historical Society/Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA.
Acquisition Information :
No donor information.Processing Note :
Processed to the file folder level.Additional Reference Guides :
Nolan, Edward W. A Guide to the Manuscript Collections in the Eastern Washington State Historical Society (Spokane, WA: Eastern Washington State Historical Society, 1987).
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