George E. Kitzmeyer Records
Scope and Contents
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.
- Kitzmeyer, George E. (Creator, Person)
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.
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.
2.8 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
George E. Kitzmeyer was a Nevadan undertaker who sat on the Nevada Morticians' Board of Examiners. Collection includes 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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records donated by Peter Cassinelli on December 9, 1982.
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