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Donald Drake Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1341
The collection contains transcribed newspaper articles collected from various historical newspapers regarding flumes, logging, fire, the Comstock, earthquakes, storms, and other historical events that have taken place in northern Nevada since the 1850s. Collection dates reflect the original newspaper article date, not the date that it was transcribed by Drake. No original newspaper clippings are found in the collection.

Dates

  • 1856-2012

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.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

Donald Drake is a history enthusiast and researcher. The collection includes transcribed newspaper articles collected from various historical sources regarding, flumes, logging, fire, the Comstock, earthquakes, storms, and other historical events that have taken place in northern Nevada since the 1850s.

Biographical / Historical

Donald Drake is a history enthusiast and researcher.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Donald Drake in January 2012.
Title
Guide to the Donald Drake Research Collection
Status
completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
September 2018
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)