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Helen M. Dunn Reminiscence

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Identifier: 96-10
Abstract The author recounts memories of her childhood, playtime, and school activities; descriptions of Goldfield, Nevada, and the University of Nevada, Reno; and recollections of her teaching career, including teaching years at Billinghurst Junior High School in Reno, Nevada

Margaret Douglass Gould Papers

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Identifier: NC380
Abstract Account ledgers of William E. Gould, 1879-1881; biographical sketches of members of the Gould and Hymers families who came west from Maine in 1869 and settled in Reno in 1876; and brief biography of Prudence Ermina Hymers Gould of Reno. Mention of the Gould Dairy business is made in both the family history and Prudence Gould biography.

Vera May Haviland: Biographical Sketch

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Identifier: AC 0493
Abstract Vera May Haviland graduated from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor's degree in education in 1926. The collection consists of a 15-page biography about her written in 2011 by her grandson, Kevin Allec and a DVD of the silent movie, "The Winning of Barbara Worth", filmed in Winnemucca and photographed by Haviland.

Ellen Riordan Holcher Biographical Sketch

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Identifier: 93-23
Abstract 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.

Home means Nevada: the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada

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Identifier: 94-09
Abstract In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society.

Looking Backwards

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Identifier: 97-22
Abstract Hempton's memoirs reveal her life as a child on a family farm in southwest Missouri; the family's move to Columbia, near Goldfield, Nevada, in 1904; childhood on the Nevada frontier; education, early teaching career in rural Nevada schools, and married life.

Reminiscences

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Identifier: 93-15
Abstract Reminiscences of Moura's mother's life on a farm near Lovelock and Golconda, Nevada, and her own life since high school graduation.

Riordan, O'Hare, and Gottschalk family memoirs

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Identifier: 96-32
Abstract Included are the family memoirs by Gottschalk and her mother, Jennie Riordan, about the women in their family, especially Jeannette (Jennie) O'Hare Riordan and Margaret McNally O'Hare.

Lorraine B. Scatena autobiographical sketch

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Identifier: 96-33
Abstract Autobiographical sketch of Scatena and an obituary of and poem for Kent Dick, a Paiute Indian who worked on Scatena's ranch in Yerington.

Soroptimist International of Carson City Records

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Identifier: 96-48
Overview Soroptimist International Carson City is a Carson City, Nevada-based service organization. The collection includes correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and a book published by the organization, "The Past Lies Here: A Comment Concerning the Women of Carson City and Nevada."