Mortuary records

 Collection
Identifier: NC580

Scope and Contents

Copies of mortuary records from the following Reno firms; Sanders Funeral [Home], 1879-1906; Perkins-Gulling, 1902-1908; and Ross-Burke, 1906-1908.,Each volume contains an index and name of deceased, age, cause of death, nativity, and sometimes details of funeral arrangements.

Dates

  • 1879-1908

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.

Biographical Note

Owner of several Reno mortuaries; member of the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada-Reno.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (9 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Copies of mortuary records from the following Reno firms; Sanders Funeral [Home], 1879-1906; Perkins-Gulling, 1902-1908; and Ross-Burke, 1906-1908.,Each volume contains an index and name of deceased, age, cause of death, nativity, and sometimes details of funeral arrangements.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mortuary records donated from Silas Earl Ross Sr., Reno, NV.

Title
A Guide to the Mortuary records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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)