Nevada State Penitentiary


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Gus Bundy Papers

Identifier: 85-20

Creator of this collection, Gus Bundy was a Nevada artist and photographer who was best known for his photos of wild horses. Collection contains business records of Bundy's work as a free lance professional photographer, especially using images of wild horses in Nevada, correspondence with northern Nevadans, and published articles ranging from 1948-1986.

Dates: 1948-1986

Dalzell Family Records

Identifier: NC765

History of the Dalzell family in Ireland, Pennsylvania, California, Oregon, and the Mason Valley of Nevada.,Also included is an account of the escape of twenty-nine convicts from the Nevada State Penitentiary (1871), and photos.

Dates: 1946

Henry Mighels Papers

Identifier: 89-22

Passes and credential issued to Hal [Harry] Mighels, and Ida B. Mighels to witness executions in 1905, 1930, and 1934 at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City. The collection contains material from 1905-1934 created by Henry Mighels.

Dates: 1905-1934

Nevada Imprints Microfilm Collection

Identifier: 89-54
Abstract Miscellaneous items about Nevada subjects include Sutro Tunnel agreement mining laws of Reese River, Marysville, Mt. Airy, Peavine, White Pine, and Spruce Mountain mining districts theater playbills from Carson City paper on the Shoshone Indian dialect Nevada-California boundary messages and reports from state officials constitutions and bylaws of the Gold Hill Fire Department, Carson City Knights of Pythias, Gold Hill Miners' Union, and Washoe Typographical Union no. 65 and a 1885...
Dates: 1860-1889

Nevada State Prison Letters

Identifier: 87-36

Promissory note and receipts for reward for capturing escaped prisoners; signed by Lt. Gov. John Franklin Denver. The collection contains material from 1872-1873 created by the Nevada State Prison.

Dates: 1872-1873

Survey notebook

Identifier: 93-53

Isaac E. James was a Nevada surveyor. Collection contains surveys and sketch maps of property, claims, and water ditches in northwest Nevada, with authorship attributed to either Isaac E. James or L.F.J. Wrinkle. Included are the Nevada State Penitentiary, Nella Ranch, Gregory claim, Merrimac Mill, Hopkins Race Track, Ash Mill, Dr. Joseph Ellis' Hospital, Carson Agricultural Association (with a listing of members) and others (1863-1865).

Dates: 1863-1865

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