The life of Honorable Lem Allen, as told by himself

 Collection
Identifier: NC308

Scope and Contents

Reminiscences describe Allen's early life before moving to Nevada; the death of his young children; haying and ranching in Churchill County, Nevada; election to public office beginning in 1867 with Justice of the Peace in Fallon; the Nevada legislature and politics; experiences with Nevada Indians, his journey to Nevada, and events in Virginia City, Nevada.

Dates

  • circa 1910

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.

Biographical Note

Emigrant to Nevada in 1862, lawyer and judge in Churchill County and Nevada Assemblyman from 1889-1902 and Lieutenant Governor, 1903-1906.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (11 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Reminiscences describe Allen's early life before moving to Nevada; the death of his young children; haying and ranching in Churchill County, Nevada; election to public office beginning in 1867 with Justice of the Peace in Fallon; the Nevada legislature and politics; experiences with Nevada Indians, his journey to Nevada, and events in Virginia City, Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Reminiscences from an unknown source.
Title
Guide to The life of Honorable Lem Allen, as told by himself
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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