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Sam P. Davis Correspondence

Identifier: NC197
Abstract Includes letters from Henry George on a U. S. income tax proposal, 1883; Theodore Roosevelt on establishing a Nevada State Police, 1908; E. A. Powell on Davis' purchase of a pedigreed bull, 1885; Thomas A. Edison on use of sagebrush as fuel, 1910; letters from Davis to Nevada U. S. Senator William M. Stewart about politics and Lake Tahoe, 1900-1901; Davis' poem the Burial of Sam Magee, n.d.; and Davis' response to a toast at a Virginia City banquet celebrating the installation of electrical...
Dates: 1883-1912

Sam P. Davis Papers

Identifier: NC587

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

Wells Drury Letter

Identifier: NC196

Letter to Sam P. Davis written on the back of an engraving, which Drury says was supplied by the Hon. Lance Nightingale as a suggestion from which to produce the Great Seal of Nevada.,Drury also suggests it would make a good illustration for Davis' book, History of Nevada.

Dates: July 25, 1912

Charles Carroll Goodwin Papers

Identifier: 85-06

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.

Dates: 1857-1924

Mary Ellen Glass Essay

Identifier: NC41

Mary Ellen Glass was a historian who worked for the University of Nevada Oral History Project. The collection contains an essay written by Glass about Samuel P. Davis (April 4, 1850–March 17, 1918), former oral historian at the University of Nevada Reno, efforts to honor John W. Mackay with a statue sculpted by John Gutzon Borglum; the statue was placed on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Dates: 1965

Mighels Family Papers

Identifier: NC470

Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; manuscript on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Henry (Harry) of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.

Dates: 1863-1937

Nevada poetry

Identifier: 91-25
Abstract Anthology of poetry by Nevadans with Nevada themes, ca 1939, and unbound, printed poems. Poets include the following: Herbert M. Ayres, Helena Grace Bradley, Harriet A. Brooks, Irene Bruce, Laura Bulmer, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Samuel Post Davis, Rolin Mallory Daggett, Joanne de Longchamps, Clarence Eddy, Taugen Eilo, Joseph T. Goodman, L. Sybil Howe, Emma J. Kerns, Susanna R. Lake, Linda Lee, Frank McCulloch, Phillip Verrill Mighels, Joseph A. Murphy, Jerome J. Quinlan, Bertha Eaton...
Dates: circa 1922-1939

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Names: Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 X

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Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901 2
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 2
Mighels, Henry R. (Henry Rust), 1830-1879 2
Mighels, Philip Verrill, 1869-1911 2
Mighels, Roy R., 1872-1960 2
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Ayres, Herbert M. 1
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941 1
Bradley, Helena Grace 1
Brooks, Harriet A. 1
Brown, Thomas P. (Thomas Pollok), 1879- 1
Bruce, Irene, 1903-1987 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Bulmer, Laura 1
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971 1
Corbett, James J., 1866-1933 1
Crowell, Lucy Davis, 1881-1978 1
Davis, Nellie Verrill Mighels 1
Davis, Robert P. 1
De Longchamps, Joanne, 1923-1983 1
Drury, Wells, 1851-1932 1
Eddy, Clarence, 1851-1937 1
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 1
Eilo, Taugen 1
Fitch, Thomas, 1838-1923 1
Fitzsimmons, Robert James, 1863-1917 1
George, Henry, 1939-1897 1
Glass, Mary Ellen, 1927- 1
Godbe, William S. (William Samuel), 1833-1902 1
Goodman, Joseph T., 1838-1917 1
Goodwin, Alice Maynard 1
Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll), 1832-1917 1
Goodwin, James T., 1878-1927 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
Howe, L. Sybil 1
Kerns, Emma J. 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
Lake, Susanna R. 1
Lee, Linda 1
McCulloch, Frank, 1881- 1
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 1
Mighels (Family : 1866- : Mighels, Henry R. (Henry Rust), 1830-1879) 1
Mighels, Henry 1
Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 1
Murphy, Joseph A. 1
Nightingale, Lance 1
O'Brien, Robert 1
Powell, E. Alexander (Edward Alexander), 1879-1957 1
Quinlan, Jerome J. 1
Raffetto, Bertha, 1885-1952 1
Richardson, Penelope Rodney 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Ross, Earl T. 1
Rulison, Charles H. 1
Schadler, Emma G. 1
Scollard, Clinton, 1860-1932 1
Simpson, Louis Wright 1
Smith, Alfred Merritt, 1876-1968 1
Stevens, Carlton F. 1
Stewart, William M. (William Morris), 1827-1909 1
Streater, May Delaney 1
Territorial enterprise (Carson City, Nev.) 1
University of Nevada, Reno 1
Western States Exploration Company 1
Wheeler, Post, 1869-1956 1
Williams, M. Genevieve 1
Wilson, Clare Cave 1
Winger, Ethel 1
Winters, Theodore, 1823-1906 1
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