Recollections of Anna Craighead Frey

 Collection
Identifier: NC485

Scope and Contents

Notes on the history of the Carson Valley and silver mining for a program presented in the valley in the 1920s or 1930s. Also included are notes made in 1947. Much of the talk was based on the author's experiences from 1882 on.

Dates

  • 1947

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

Anna Craighead Frey was a Nevada schoolteacher from the Carson Valley, Nevada, region. In 1893, she married butcher Walter Frey and moved first to Placerville, California, and then returned to the Reno region. According to a 1944 Nevada State Journal article commemorating the Frey's golden wedding anniversary, Anna and her parents moved to Nevada from Missouri in 1888, when she was 18 years old. She attended and graduated from the Carson City Normal School. After returning to Reno, Anna Frey was an active member of a variety of social clubs, including the Gardnerville Women's Literary Club.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (22 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Notes on the history of the Carson Valley and silver mining for a program presented in the valley in the 1920s or 1930s. Also included are notes made in 1947. Much of the talk was based on the author's experiences from 1882 on.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Recollections donated from unknown.
Title
Guide to the Recollections of Anna Craighead Frey
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:
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