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Charles L. Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC252
Collection includes two diaries; an overland account of Anderson's journey from Wisconsin to Carson City, 1862-1863; a medical record book, 1863-1866; letters; receipts; and photographs.

Dates

  • 1862-1866

Creator

Restriction

Collection is open for research, though may be used for research only. 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

0.4 Linear Feet (5 volumes)

Abstract

Collection includes two diaries; an overland account of Anderson's journey from Wisconsin to Carson City, 1862-1863; a medical record book, 1863-1866; letters; receipts; and photographs.

Biographical Note

Physician. Arrived in Carson City, Nevada Territory, 1862 via overland route from Beloit, Wisconsin. Nevada's first botonist; Superintendent of Schools for Ormsby County; Nevada Surgeon General; recording secretary for the Nevada Historical and Scientific Society; helped establish a circulating library.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Olga Reifschneider in June 1966.

Existence and Location of Originals

Letters copied from originals at the Bancroft Library.

Bibliographic References

Reifschneider, Olga. "Dr. Anderson in wild & wooly Carson City," Nevada Highways & Parks, (Fall 1966)
Title
Guide to the Charles L. Anderson Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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