"Recollections of Virginia City from May 1860", February 1911

 File — Box: Shared MSS 107, Folder: 1
Identifier: 91-30_1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Gracey's speech before the Reno Twentieth Century Club describes his arrival in Nevada to fight the Paiutes; lists many of the "firsts" in Virginia City such as first death, bank, theater, etc., and mentions executions, explosions, fires, amusements, benevolent societies, processions, and people of note.


  • February 1911

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


From the Collection: 0.4 Linear Feet (7 leaves)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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