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Mighels Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC470
Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; ms on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Harry of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.

Dates

  • 1863-1937

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

0.4 Linear Feet (5 folders)

Abstract

Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; ms on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Harry of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.

Biographical Note

Henry Rust Mighels was editor of the Carson City (Nevada) Appeal and speaker of the Nevada State Assembly (1877). Son Philip V. Mighels was a Nevada author and editor of the New York Journal; son Harry was an author, poet, and book reviewer; son Roy R. Mighels was also an author. Samuel P. Davis married Henry Rust Mighels' widow and was subsequently owner and editory of the Appeal.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mighels family member in July 1966.
Title
Guide to the Mighels Family Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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