Box Shared MSS 71

 Container

Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:

Savings book, 1877-1882

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 3
Identifier: 82-40_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Included are a stock ledger, 1877-1879; a savings deposit letter, 1877-1882; and assessment receipts for mines in Virginia City, Nevada, 1879.
Dates: 1877-1882

Assessment receipts, 1877-1879

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 4
Identifier: 82-40_2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Included are a stock ledger, 1877-1879; a savings deposit letter, 1877-1882; and assessment receipts for mines in Virginia City, Nevada, 1879.
Dates: 1877-1879

Records, 1913, 1852-1854

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 5
Identifier: 82-42_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Clippings of Goldsmith's activities as a magician and fisherman, and photographs of Solo and the Reno Magic Circle.
Dates: 1913, 1852-1854

Records, 1981

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 5
Identifier: 82-43_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Draft manuscript on the background of the contract won by Woodward and Company (Absalom Woodward and George W. Chorpenning) to carry U.S. mail between Sacramento, California and Salt Lake City, Utah, circa 1851-1859.
Dates: 1981

Records, 1981

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 7
Identifier: 82-44_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A study of the disturbance of vegetation in Nevada as caused by mining and regeneration of the landscape viewed through copies of historical and contemporary photographs.
Dates: 1981

Records, 1913-1927

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 8
Identifier: 82-45_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Copy of register of burials in Ely includes prices of lots in cemetery, names of deceased, age, cause of death, sex, place of death, and date of burial.
Dates: 1913-1927

Records, 1948-1969

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 9
Identifier: 82-46_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Includes correspondence from and obituary notice of "bad man" Diamond field Jack Davis; a clipping about the FBI's arrest of Jean Pierre Lafitte (1969) and his arrest record from the FBI; and a postcard with a warning from a "vacationer."
Dates: 1948-1969

Records, 1980

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 10
Identifier: 82-48_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Pyramid Lake Paiute legend about catching a water baby (pa oha) at the lake, as told by Sampson to Peggy Lear Bowen. Also included is an autobiographical sketch of Sampson.
Dates: 1980

Diary, 1850-1851

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 11
Identifier: 82-49_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Copy of a travel account of Hunt's overland trip from Saranac to California and back, including his passage through Nevada.
Dates: 1850-1851

Poetry, circa 1940-1950

 File — Box: Shared MSS 71, Folder: 12
Identifier: 82-50_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Poems written as Christmas greetings and a letter from MacCaffrey to his friend Larry Moore. Poems have a Nevada theme.
Dates: circa 1940-1950