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The Nevada State University

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Identifier: NC1248
Abstract George Wharton James was an author of many works about the western United States. Typescript chapter about the University of Nevada from James' unpublished manuscript on Nevada.,Topics include the beginnings of the university as a land grant college in Elko, its move to Reno, and its growth and development.
Dates: undated

Reminiscence of Paul Lewis Nichols

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Identifier: 95-06
Abstract Paul Lewis Nichols, born 1912, was a Nevada resident. Letter of reminiscence dating November 28, 1994 discusses Nichols' life as a student at the University of Nevada, Reno; his military service; his wife, Marjorie F.; their family; his career as a mechanical engineer; and research on their genealogy book.
Dates: November 28, 1994

Radio broadcasts

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Identifier: NC1151
Abstract Radio interviews conducted by Smith in Reno, Nevada with individuals on topics dealing with Nevada. Included are Thomas Woodnutt Miller, discussing the American Legion; Joseph McDonald talking about Rhyolite, Nevada; and Jack Duelks discussing aviation.
Dates: October 31, 1959-January 16, 1960

Register of visitors

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Identifier: NC20
Abstract Register of visitors to the Nevada exhibit at the fair, 1898; also used as a visitor register at the University of Nevada, 1899-1908.,Includes addresses of visitors.
Dates: 1898-1908

Ann Ronald Papers

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Identifier: 2008-02
Overview The Ann Ronald Papers contain materials that cover Ronald's tenure as a professor and administrator at the University of Nevada, Reno as well as her role as a leading scholar and author in the fields of nature writing and ecocriticism. A lifelong member of the Western Literature Association, many of Ronald's books, articles, and essays describe the places and landscapes of the American West, especially Nevada. Materials include book manuscript drafts, research notes, promotional items,...
Dates: 1839-2017; Majority of material found within 1970-2008

Silas Earl Ross Papers

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Identifier: NC820
Overview Silas Earl Ross (1887-1975) was a Nevada funeral director (Ross-Burke Company); member of University of Nevada-Reno faculty (1909-1914) and Board of Regents (1932-1956). Active in the Freemasons from 1908-1975, Ross served as the Nevada Grand Master. Ross also served as chair of the Nevada State Republican Central Committee and Reno City Councilman. He was married to Emily Coffin in 1913; they had one son, Silas Earl Ross Jr. (1916-1967). The collection includes autobiographical and...
Dates: 1864-1975

Sam and the Statue; An Untold Nevada Story

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Identifier: NC41
Abstract Paper relating the efforts of Samuel P. Davis (April 4, 1850 – March 17, 1918), former oral historian at the University of Nevada Reno, to honor John W. Mackay with a statue sculpted by John Gutzon Broglum; the statue was placed on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Dates: 1965

Ivan Sessions Smith Scrapbook

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Identifier: 84-03
Abstract Ivan Sessions Smith was the secretary to the president of the University of Nevada-Reno. Scrapbook includes invitations, programs, clippings about Reno events, place cards, calling cards, photographs, correspondence, and souvenirs from 1900-1927.
Dates: 1900-1927

Wedertz Family Papers

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Identifier: NC1145
Overview Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s

E. B. Wolford Correspondence

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Identifier: NC1114
Abstract Letters between Ted Wolford and Mary Ellen and Alton Glass about the University of Nevada and their classmates, including Gordon B. Harris.
Dates: 1944-1964

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