A. J. Hood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC619

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous materials from California and Nevada, including receipts from transportation businesses (Wells, Fargo & Company and California and Oregon United States Mail Line); legal documents such as execution of tax sale, import entry of foreign merchandise of the ship Antelope, certification of election in Carson City by the governor of Utah Territory, articles of incorporation for Succor Gold and Silver Mining Company (Gold Hill, Nevada), and coroner's jury verdict for Mariposa, California; and printed pamphlets for Virginia City, Nevada class of 1886 graduation, Olympic Club exhibition (1890), wood engraved ad for San Francisco's Cliff House, and calling cards for H. H. Bancroft & Company and General and Mrs. Sherman.

Dates

  • 1851-1894

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

Reno, Nevada physician and son of Eunice Hood, University of Nevada regent from 1919 to 1927.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (29 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Miscellaneous materials from California and Nevada, including receipts from transportation businesses (Wells, Fargo & Company and California and Oregon United States Mail Line); legal documents such as execution of tax sale, import entry of foreign merchandise of the ship Antelope, certification of election in Carson City by the governor of Utah Territory, articles of incorporation for Succor Gold and Silver Mining Company (Gold Hill, Nevada), and coroner's jury verdict for Mariposa, California; and printed pamphlets for Virginia City, Nevada class of 1886 graduation, Olympic Club exhibition (1890), wood engraved ad for San Francisco's Cliff House, and calling cards for H. H. Bancroft & Company and General and Mrs. Sherman.

Arrangement

Arranged into three series: 1. Receipts, 1857-1867. 2. Legal documents, 1851-1874. 3. Printed materials, 1886-1894.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Hood family, circa 1975.

Creator

Title
Guide to the A. J. Hood Papers
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)