Certificates of George Whittell

 Collection
Identifier: 97-05
Certificates of honorary appointments as deputy U.S. marshall, firewarden, and fireman (California); and certificates of appreciation, mostly in French, for Whittell's efforts on behalf of the French during World War I.

Dates

  • 1921-1935

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 (29 items)

Abstract

Certificates of honorary appointments as deputy U.S. marshall, firewarden, and fireman (California); and certificates of appreciation, mostly in French, for Whittell's efforts on behalf of the French during World War I.

Biographical Note

George Whittell, 1882-1969, was an eccentric California millionaire who owned extensive property on the east shore of Lake Tahoe, Nevada He was an ambulance driver in France during World War I.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Diane Casey and Ruth J. Casey Trust; California
Title
Certificates of George Whittell
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

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