Letter from W. C. Noteware

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-27

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one letter written by Warren C. Noteware to Mrs. C. N. Noteware (likely his stepmother, Mary Ann Gee) from Glenbrook, Nevada. In the letter, he describes how there is only one mill running at the lake at that time. He also talks about D. L. Bliss and his hope to expand the communication and transportation networks around Lake Tahoe. Noteware also mentions the amount of money invested in property owned by "Lucky Baldwin."

Dates

  • 1881 June 21

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

Warren C. Noteware was born in Genoa, Nevada on September 9, 1861, to Sarah Lyon and Chauncey Norman Noteware. In 1881, Noteware was working as a telegraph operator in Glenbrook, Nevada. He died in Stockton, California on April 11, 1924.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (2 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Warren C. Noteware (1861-1924) worked as a telegraph operator in Glenbrook, Nevada. The collection contains one letter written by Warren C. Noteware to Mrs. C. N. Noteware from Glenbrook, Nevada describing various aspects of life, people, and businesses at Lake Tahoe including D. L. Bliss and "Lucky Baldwin".

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Holabird Western Americana Collections "No Tricks Just Treats" Auction in November 2014.
Title
Guide to the Letter from W. C. Noteware
Status
Completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
March 2019
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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