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Minute book of the Bowers Mansion Restoration Group

 Collection
Identifier: 99-24
Minute book includes secretary's accounts of meetings, obituary notices of committee members, some correspondence, and financial reports. The minutes make note of gifts of furnishings, decisions made regarding decoration of rooms of the mansion, and maintenance requirements.

Dates

  • 1962-1978

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 (2 folders)

Abstract

Minute book includes secretary's accounts of meetings, obituary notices of committee members, some correspondence, and financial reports. The minutes make note of gifts of furnishings, decisions made regarding decoration of rooms of the mansion, and maintenance requirements.

Administrative History

The Bowers Mansion Association was organized in 1945 to purchase and restore Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley, Nevada, once home of Sandy and Eilley Orrum Bowers. The Bowers Mansion Restoration Group was an off-shoot of the Association the Group's function was to accept or reject gifts of furniture and decorative objects and acquire items which would enhance the mansion.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

Nevada women's archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Edward Frances Beaupeurt; Reno, Nevada
Title
Minute book of the Bowers Mansion Restoration Group
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

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)