Elko County Ranching Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: NC1312

Scope and Contents

Collection contains two audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted by Archaeological Research Services between July and October 1985 for the 1985 report "Inventory and Evaluation of three Historic Ranching Complexes South Fork Recreation Area, Elko County, Nevada." Interviewees include Edna Patterson, Malfisa Tomera (speaking on the Porter Ranch), Charlotte Landa (speaking on the Landa Ranch), William Bellinger, and Yola Tomera.

Dates

  • 1985-2008
  • Majority of material found within 1985 - 1986

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.

Access to the associated report for these oral histories has been restricted under the National Historic Preservation Act, 54 U.S.C. 307103. To request a copy, please contact the Nevada State Historic Preservation Officer.

Historical Note

In 1985, the Nevada Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology with Archaeological Research Services conducted five oral history interviews with individuals associated with ranching in eastern Nevada. These oral histories were used to complete the report "Inventory and Evaluation of three Historic Ranching Complexes South Fork Recreation Area, Elko County, Nevada," released in 1985.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (2 cassettes, 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

In 1985, the Nevada Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology with Archaeological Research Services conducted five oral history interviews with individuals associated with ranching in eastern Nevada used to complete the report "Inventory and Evaluation of three Historic Ranching Complexes South Fork Recreation Area, Elko County, Nevada," released in 1985. Collection contains two audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted between July and October 1985.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jim Bertolini on behalf of the State Historic Preservation Office in February 2018.

Related Materials

Related archival materials held by the UNR Special Collections Department:

McCarty, Tara S. Inventory and evaluation of three historic ranching complexes, South Fork Recreation Area, Elko County, Nevada : report. Virginia City, Nev. : Archaeological Research Services, Inc., 1985. (Special Collection stacks: S548.5.N4 M35 1985)
Title
Guide to Elko County Ranching Oral Histories
Status
For Mcd Review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
February 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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
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