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Sam P. Davis Papers

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Identifier: NC587
Abstract

Includes materials by or about Sam Davis and his family, the Corbett-Fitzsimmons boxing match, Thomas Fitch, Thomas P. Brown, Henry R. Mighels, Robert O'Brien, Theodore Winters, Lake Tahoe, and the Western States Exploration Company.,Microfilm contains materials from family scrapbook.

Dates: 1865-1960

Charles Paul Keyser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0103
Abstract

Charles Paul Keyser, born in Elko, Nevada, graduated from the University of Nevada in 1899. The collection contains a transcription of the interview with James W. Hulse; a copy of a lecture by professor of English Thomas Cowgill, 1898; a letter he wrote to J.E. Church, 1953; and copies of the Yeates and Keyser family history and genealogy.

Dates: 1953-1971

Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains via the Western Pacific Railroad Feather River route

 Collection
Identifier: 97-08
Abstract

Thomas Pollok Brown was a publicity manager for the Western Pacific Railroad Company. Includes a travelog describing the route of the Western Pacific Railroad Company, map of the railroad's route across California, Nevada, and Utah, profile maps of the route from Oakland, California, to Salt Lake City, Utah, and the extension from Keddie to Bieber, California; and a poem, "The Feather River Canyon" by WPRR employee William Wikander (1940).

Dates: 1940

The Western Pacific Railroad Company; some outstanding points as to its early history, location surveys ...

 Collection
Identifier: NC107
Abstract

Thomas P. Brown was the publicity manager of the Western Pacific Railroad Company. Collection contains speech from July 20, 1939 before the Pacific Railway Club on Treasure Island, San Francisco, California, details the railroad's route, double track system in Nevada, elevational changes, early company history, predecessor companies, and railroad construction.

Dates: July 20, 1939