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Transcontinental Highways Exposition Records

 Collection
Identifier: 90-40
Included is a pamphlet directed at the Nevada state legislature, asking that the state erect an exhibition building, describing benefits of doing so, and listing endorsements by other states; a blank concessionaires' application; and an envelope with a large sticker/motto: "You'll like Nevada 'Meet me in Reno in 1926'."

Dates

  • 1925-1926

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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (3 items)

Abstract

Included is a pamphlet directed at the Nevada state legislature, asking that the state erect an exhibition building; a blank concessionaires' application; and an envelope with a large sticker/motto: "You'll like Nevada 'Meet me in Reno in 1926'."

Administrative History

Promotional fair held in Reno in 1927 in conjunction with the national opening of the Lincoln Highway, one of several held across the United States.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records, Wendell Hammond, Hammond's Archives, Sacramento, CA 95814, Trade., 09/20/90, 90-40
Title
Transcontinental Highways Exposition Records Guide
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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