George E. Kitzmeyer Records

Identifier: 82-41
The George E. Kitzmeyer records consists of 22 volumes of death records and funeral account books for his work in Carson City, Nevada, 1867-1932; a funeral account book and company minutes of the Perkins-Gulling Company of Reno, Nevada, 1909-1923; funeral account book and company minutes of the Ross-Burke Company, Reno, Nevada, 1923-1952; and Washoe County, Nevada, Coroner's Jury Records, 1936-1957. Many death records include name, death date, place of origin, age, burial place, cause of death, and funeral costs; some coffin descriptions included.

Each volume has been assigned a number and the materials are arranged chronologically. Titles for each volume are presented in quotation marks. Additional information about the volume and contents are described and included.


  • 1867-1957



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2.5 Cubic Feet (22 volumes)


Death records and funeral account books of George Kitzmeyer, Carson City, Nevada, 1867-1932; funeral account book and company minutes of the Perkins-Gulling Company, Reno, 1909-1923; funeral account book and company minutes of Ross-Burke Company, Reno, 1923-1952; and Washoe County Coroner's jury record, 1936-1957.

Biographical Note

George E. Kitzmeyer was a Carson City and Reno, Nevada undertaker associated with Perkins-Gulling Company of Reno and Ross-Burke Company, Reno. He also sat on the Nevada Morticians' Board of Examiners.


Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records donated by Peter Cassinelli on December 9, 1982.


A Guide to the Records of George E. Kitzmeyer
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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