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Silver Question Scrapbook and Nevada District Court Register

 Collection
Identifier: NC790
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from local and national newspapers regarding James Baird Weaver, the People's Party and Republican Party national conventions of 1892, the Silver Party platform and ticket, and results of elections in Nevada in the 1890s.,The scrapbook partially fills what was originally a register of actions for the First and Third Judicial Districts, Utah Territory, 1872; and various judicial districts of Nevada, 1872-1878, with index.

Dates

  • 1872-1878; 1892

Creator

Restrictions

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

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Abstract

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from local and national newspapers regarding James Baird Weaver, the People's Party and Republican Party national conventions of 1892, the Silver Party platform and ticket, and results of elections in Nevada in the 1890s.,The scrapbook partially fills what was originally a register of actions for the First and Third Judicial Districts, Utah Territory, 1872; and various judicial districts of Nevada, 1872-1878, with index.

Administrative History

Issue promoted in the 1890s nationally and in Nevada by Silver clubs who advocated the free and unlimited coinage of silver.

Arrangement

Arranged in two sections; silver question section unarranged; court records chronological.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Scrapbook donated from unknown.
Title
A Guide to the Silver Question Scrapbook and Nevada District Court Register
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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