Vanderleith Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: NC60

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.

Dates

  • 1888-1907

Creator

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.

Biographical Note

The Vanderleith family were residents of Carson City, Nevada. Two members included Edward Detlef Vanderleith and Emma G. Vanderleith.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 microfilm reel and 1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Arrangement

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.

Title
Guide to the Vanderleith Family Scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
ses
Date
09/11/1989
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:
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