In This Land: A History of the Lamoille Area of Elko County, Nevada, 1865-1965

 Collection
Identifier: NC357

Scope and Contents

In This Land: A History of the Lamoille Area of Elko County, Nevada, 1865-1965 contains a study of what was originally Lamoille Precinct of Lander County, Nevada including Lamoille, Pleasant Valley, Fort Halleck, and Halleck Station. The author discusses the development of the Lamoille region, including the areas of business, medicine, mining, ranching, water problems on the Humboldt River, and fraternal and other organizations.

The manuscript was eventually published in 1973 as This Land was Ours: An In-depth Study of a Frontier Community by Art City Publishing Company in Springsville, Utah.

Dates

  • 1965

Creator

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.

Biographical Note

Edna Patterson was a Nevada rancher, historian, and author.

Extent

0.52 Linear Feet (1 microfilm reel (negative, 367 frames))

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Edna Patterson was a Nevada rancher, historian, and author. The collection includes a study of what was originally Lamoille Precinct of Lander County, Nevada including Lamoille, Pleasant Valley, Fort Halleck, and Halleck Station. The author discusses the development of the Lamoille region, including the areas of business, medicine, mining, ranching, water problems on the Humboldt River, and fraternal and other organizations.

Arrangement

Arranged by chapter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Loaned for microfilming by Edna Patterson on February 15, 1967.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original in private possession.
Title
Guide to the In This Land: A History of the Lamoille Area of Elko County, Nevada, 1865-1965
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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