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William W. Bliss Manuscript Maps and Drawings

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Identifier: 97-24
Abstract The Bliss family, of whom William W. Bliss is the successor, developed lumber, tourism, and transportation businesses at Lake Tahoe, especially at Tahoe City, California, and Glenbrook, Nevada, between the late 1860s and the mid 1900s. Manuscript maps and drawings document land and water rights acquired, owned, developed, controlled, and sold by the Bliss family on the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada, including Bijou, Glenbrook, Tahoe City, Spooner Summit, and the...
Dates: 1861-1955

Eureka-Nevada Railway Company Records

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Identifier: NC02
Abstract

The Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company was formed in 1873 to serve the mines in the Eureka Mining District in central Nevada. The collection consists of the records of the Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company, 1873-1902; the Eureka and Palisade Railway Company, 1901-1911; and the Eureka-Nevada Railway Company, 1912-1945. Collection includes articles of association, minutes of meetings, correspondence, legal documents, financial accounts, operational records, maps, and printed material.

Dates: 1873-1945

Honorary degree recipients records

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Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract

The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, Aug. 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1937-1969

Ronald M. James Papers

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Identifier: 2010-10
Abstract Ronald M. James is an historian, folklorist, and former head of the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (1983-2012). He authored or edited over a dozen books and numerous articles on Nevada's architectural heritage, history of Virginia City and its residents during the Comstock Lode, and in various areas of European and American folklore. James served at the national level as chairman of the National Historic Landmarks Committee (2004-2013). He was inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame...
Dates: 1992-2019

Certificates of George Whittell

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Identifier: 97-05
Abstract

George Whittell was a California millionaire who owned property on the east shore of Lake Tahoe, Nevada. He was an ambulance driver in France during World War 1. Certificates of honorary appointments as deputy U.S. marshall, firewarden, and fireman (California); and certificates of appreciation, mostly in French, for Whittell's efforts on behalf of the French during World War I. Material between 1921-1935.

Dates: 1921-1935

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University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 4
University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 1
 
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African Americans -- History -- Nevada 1
Authors, American -- Nevada -- 20th century 1
Bijou (Calif.) 1
Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- History 1
Cornish -- Nevada 1
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Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
Badie, Margaret 1
Badt, Milton B. 1
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967 1
Berlin, Ellin 1
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Bliss family 1
Bliss, William W. (William Walter), 1924- 1
Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
Dodge, Carl F. 1
Eather, Edgar 1
Erskine, Hazel Gaudet 1
Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company 1
Eureka and Palisade Railway Company 1
Eureka-Nevada Railway Company 1
Feemster, Dolores 1
Fife, James 1
Fleischmann, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951 1
Foley, Roger T. 1
Frandsen, Peter, 1876-1967 1
Gibson, Samuel 1
Glenbrook Company 1
Glenbrook Inn (Glenbrook, Nev.) 1
Gloyd, Howard 1
Grier, Herbert Earl 1
Guild, Clark J., 1887-1971 1
Hadley, Morris 1
Hamlet, Julia 1
Hardy, Roy A., 1886-1974 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Hunt, William 1
Isbell, C. V. (Clement V.) 1
James, Ronald M. (Ronald Michael), 1955- 1
Kinnear, John C. 1
Lake Tahoe Ry. & Trans. Co 1
Ledger, John T. 1
Love, Malcolm A. (Malcolm Andrews), 1904-1990 1
Mack, Effie Mona 1
McCulloch, Frank Walter 1
McHenry, Dean Eugene 1
Meteor (Steamboat) 1
Mildren, Frank T. (Frank Thomas) 1
Mills, Darius O. (Darius Ogden), 1825-1910 1
Mullins, Ernest 1
Nelson, Esterline 1
Ogilvie, George 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Questa, Edward J. 1
Requa, Isaac 1
Requa, M. L. (Mark Lawrence) 1
Riegelhuth, Katharine, 1876-1973 1
Rusco, Elmer R. 1
Salet, Eugene A. 1
Sanford, William Clark 1
Sawyer, Grant 1
Sexton, Charles B. 1
Sexton, John E. (John Edward), 1885-1949 1
Sharon, William, 1821-1885 1
Smith, Alice L., 1902-1990 1
Smith, Lloyd P. 1
Spengler, Kenneth C., 1915-2010 1
Summerfield, Lester D., 1888-1966 1
Swobe, Coe 1
Tahoe (Steamboat) 1
Thunderbird Lodge (Incline Village, Nev.) 1
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 1
University of Nevada. Board of Regents 1
Wartman, Franklin S. 1
Webb, William D. 1
Williams, Joseph 1
Woodward, Ullyses S. 1
Wooster, Earl, 1893-1977 1
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