Whittell, George, 1881-1969
- Existence: 1881 - 1969
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Manuscript maps and drawings document land and water rights acquired, owned, developed, controlled, and sold by the Bliss family on the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada, including Bijou, Glenbrook, Tahoe City, Spooner Summit, and the Truckee River from Tahoe City to Truckee.
Abstract The collection consists of the records of the Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company, 1873-1902; the Eureka and Palisade Railway Company, 1901-1911; and the Eureka-Nevada Railway Company, 1912-1945. Collection includes articles of association, minutes of meetings, correspondence, legal documents, financial accounts, operational records, maps, and printed material.
Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.
Abstract Ronald M. James is an historian and former administrator of the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (1983-2012) and author or editor of over a dozen books and numerous articles. He is known for his knowledge of Virginia City and writings on Nevada's Comstock Lode period as well as about the state's architectural history. In 2014, he was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.
Abstract Certificates of honorary appointments as deputy U.S. marshall, firewarden, and fireman (California); and certificates of appreciation, mostly in French, for Whittell's efforts on behalf of the French during World War I.