Skip to main content

Home means Nevada: the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 94-09
In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society. Patterson also writes about her husband's family, descendants of John McComas Dorsey, Chauncy Norman Noteware, and Webster Samuel Patterson, early Nevada settlers.

Dates

  • 1992

Creator

Restrictions

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.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Copy and literary rights retained by the author; permission to publish must be obtained from Edna B. Patterson.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (166 pages)

Abstract

In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society.

Biographical Note

Edna Patton was a resident of Elko, Nevada, author of several books on Nevada history, and cofounder of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Edna B. Patterson; Elko, Nevada
Title
Guide to the Home means Nevada, the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)