Box Shared MSS 109

 Container

Contains 6 Results:

Eulogies, 1993

 File — Box: Shared MSS 109, Folder: 1
Identifier: 93-18_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Consists of eulogies read at Geneva Douglas' memorial services in Rockport, Maine and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dates: 1993

Correspondence, 1850

 File — Box: Shared MSS 109, Folder: 5
Identifier: 93-22_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Walden writes his wife (not named) on April 19, 1850, from St. Joseph, Missouri, describing the wait for spring grasses to grow and telling her about their acquaintances who are also waiting to travel. The second letter, sent Sept. 7 to Dr. A.G. Taylor of Carroll County, Missouri, from Weaverville, California, advises the doctor not to make the journey and describes the hardships on the Humboldt River Trail in Nevada, trail deaths, and mining and living conditions in Weaverville. Accompanied...
Dates: 1850

Records, 1991

 File — Box: Shared MSS 109, Folder: 6
Identifier: 93-23_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Biographical sketch of Ellen Riordan Holcher (wife of August Holcher) who grew up on her family's ranch near Jiggs, Nevada, and who with her husband, ranched near Lovelock, Nevada.

Dates: 1991

Records, [1888]

 File — Box: Shared MSS 109, Folder: 4
Identifier: 93-21_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Incomplete manuscript account of James' 1887 vacation with Joseph LeConte and LeConte's son in Surprise Valley, northeastern California. James describes his trip to Reno, Nevada, to pick up LeConte and his son, the physical appearance of LeConte and his gear, and the trip from Reno to Surprise Valley. Also included is a copy of the pages of LeConte's published autobiography describing this trip.

Dates: [1888]

Records, 1965-1966

 File — Box: Shared MSS 109, Folder: 2
Identifier: 93-19_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

These materials, gathered by Commissioner Robert Gorrell, include minutes, reports, complaints, and correspondence.

Dates: 1965-1966

Records, June 1981

 File — Box: Shared MSS 109, Folder: 3
Identifier: 93-20_1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Included is a letter from Ruth Glick to Jean Ford about the first organizational meeting of the Reno Women's Network, a survey form intended to provide direction to the organization, and a newsletter.

Dates: June 1981