Vanderleith Family Scrapbook
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a scrapbook, called the "Crazy Book," compiled by siblings Edward and Emma Vanderleith. The scrapbook includes programs and mementos that document social events in Carson City during the 1890s as well as political campaigns (for both Republican and Silver parties) from 1888-1907. Prior to the donation of the original scrapbook, a microfilm copy was made. It is also included in the collection.
- Vanderleith Family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
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.
The Vanderleith family were residents of Carson City, Nevada. Two members included Edward Detlef Vanderleith and Emma G. Vanderleith.
1.5 Linear Feet (1 microfilm reel and 1 volume)
Language of Materials
The Vanderleith family were residents of Carson City, Nevada. The "Crazy Book" is a scrapbook of programs and mementos of social events in Carson City in the 1890s and political campaigns (Republican and Silver parties) from 1888-1907, compiled by siblings Edward and Emma.
Arranged without hierarchy.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The microfilm was created while the scrapbook was on loan from private party in 1965. In October 2018, the Leisure Hour Club of Carson City, Nevada donated the original scrapbook. The scrapbook was given to Clara Crisler, likely by the Vanderleiths, after the scrapbook was microfilmed.
- Guide to the Vanderleith Family Scrapbook
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