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Reminiscences of William Emminger

 Collection
Identifier: NC337
Contains a history of Rochester, Nevada; a city directory of Rochester compiled by Emminger, stories about such Nevada residents as Libby Molan, the little old lady of the mountain, and Jack Longstreet; and a biography of Emminger's father-in-law, , Louis C. Hartsough which also includes reminiscences of Emminger's careers.

Dates

  • 1965

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

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

Contains a history of Rochester, Nevada; a city directory of Rochester compiled by Emminger, stories about such Nevada residents as Libby Molan, the little old lady of the mountain, and Jack Longstreet; and a biography of Emminger's father-in-law, , Louis C. Hartsough which also includes reminiscences of Emminger's careers.

Biographical Note

William Emminger was a miner and a native of Kansas who moved to Tonopah, Nevada in 1910; later a resident of Rochester, Tungsten, and Mina, Nevada. He was appointed to fill an unexpired State Senate term for Pershing County in 1955 and was a member of the Nevada Industrial Commission from 1957-1961.

Arrangement

Arranged in four series: I. Rochester, Nevada, Mining District: the first hundred years. II. A partial directory of the Rochester, Nevada Mining District, 1913-1929. III. Stories of Nevada. IV. Louis C. Hartsough.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Reminiscences, William G. Emminger, Reno, NV, Donation, 08/--/66, NC337
Title
A Guide to the Reminiscences of William Emminger
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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