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American Women's Voluntary Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC450
Abstract

The Nevada state chapter of the American Women's Voluntary Services was organized September 1942 with the purpose of the America Women's Voluntary Service was to recruit and train women to do civil defense work, assist with rationing programs, help provide packages to servicemen, and run USOs. The collection includes minutes, 1952-1956; scrapbooks with pamphlets, newspaper clippings, programs, correspondence, and photos, 1942-1968; and a photo album, 1961-1966.

Dates: 1942-1968

Marye Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 84-07
Abstract George T. Marye, Jr., 1846-1933 (wife Marie Alice Doyle Marye, 1870-1946), was U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1916, and a Nevada and California businessman. Daughter Helen Marye Thomas owned the S Bar S Ranch at Wadsworth, Nevada and was active in many civic organizations. Papers related to Helen Marye Thomas and her parents. Included are records related to her father's term as U.S. Ambassador to Russia and his businesses; the purchase, construction, and maintenance of the S Bar S Ranch; Thomas'...
Dates: 1814-1985; Majority of material found within 1916-1958