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Beta Sigma Phi Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 96-19
Abstract

Beta Sigma Phi began as a national women's sorority for self-improvement and community service during the Great Depression in 1931. Scrapbooks for three Lovelock, Nevada chapters include photographs, party favors, guest lists, clippings, and memorabilia (1939-1977).

Dates: 1939-1977

Alan Bible Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC01
Abstract Alan Bible, a Nevada politician and attorney, served as the District Attorney of Storey County from 1935-1938 until he was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Nevada in 1938. In 1942, Bible was appointed State Attorney, and served in that position until 1950. Upon resignation from that position, he resumed private practice of law, which would continue throughout the rest of his career. In 1954, Bible was appointed to serve in the United States Senate, filling the vacancy left upon the...
Dates: 1953-1974

Browne and Haviland Family Papers

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Identifier: NC1416
Abstract Howard Edgar Browne (1896-1990) attended the University of Nevada (1914-1918), Yale Law School, and Harvard Law School. He served as the District Attorney for Lander County, Nevada from 1922-1942, and was in private practice from 1945-1984. In 1927, Browne married Vera May Haviland, who also attended the University of Nevada. Both the Browne and the Haviland families were early settlers in northern Nevada. The collection contains material related to Browne's time at the University of Nevada,...
Dates: 1911-2021

Robert and Blanche Bryant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1358
Abstract Blanche Parker and Robert Bryant graduated from the University of Nevada in 1946 and 1949 respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University, Robert enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After training, he was deployed to Italy where he served during the last year of World War II. During this time, Blanche continued studying and also worked at the Herlong Army Depot in munitions. In 1946, while in her senior year, Blanche and Robert met. They were married on June 11, 1949, at Our Lady of the...
Dates: 1939-1949

Gloria Griffen Cline Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1041
Abstract Gloria Griffen Cline (1929-1973) was a historian; professor of history at Sacramento State College, 1961-1966; and author of books and scholarly articles on Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company, early exploration of Nevada and the Great Basin of the western U.S., and fur trappers and traders. The collection includes diaries; legal papers; correspondence; Cline's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; research notes and manuscript drafts of Cline's two books, Exploring the Great Basin,...
Dates: 1912-1984

E. B. Coffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1062
Abstract

The E. B. Coffin Papers contains genealogical materials about Coffin family members, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates; lineage notes; obituaries; and newspaper clippings. Also included is correspondence (usually on the death of a family member), deeds and legal agreements, a scrapbook and autograph album, and many photographs of the family.

Dates: 1850-1981

Betty Cole-Graham Papers

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Identifier: NC1338
Abstract Betty Cole-Graham (1929-2015) was active in musical theater and the arts for nearly her entire life. She founded multiple acting companies in the Bay Area of California as well as South Lake Tahoe. She began collecting sheet music at the age of 10 and continued until her death in 2015. Collection contains sheet music collected by Betty Cole-Graham during her life connected to musical theater and her love of music. Also includes scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, and programs for shows...
Dates: circa late-1940s-2000s

Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-20
Abstract Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyer in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada,...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 84-11
Abstract

Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1849-1982

Mahlon Fairchild Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-33
Abstract

Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.

Dates: 1913; 1968

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Breen, Francis R. 1
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Cottle, Barzelia 1
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D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
Daughters of the American Colonists. Nevada Chapter 1
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De Longchamps, Galen 1
De Longchamps, Joanne, 1923-1983 1
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Dukes, Claude, 1914-1984 1
Dukes, Harry C. 1
Dukes, Lynne 1
Dunnington, Walter G., 1891-1971 1
Fairchild, Mahlon, 1827-1913 1
Federal Water Master Nevada 1
Fleischmann, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951 1
Fleischmann, Sarah Hamilton, 1881-1960 1
Georgetta, Caryl 1
Georgetta, Clel Evan, 1901-1979 1
Grace Methodist Church (Lovelock, Nev.) 1
Grand Army of the Republic 1
Harris, Leonard H. 1
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Haviland, Vera May, 1903-1965 1
Hogan, Henry Hardy 1
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Hudson's Bay Company 1
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Liljeblad, Astrid 1
Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel), 1899-2000 1
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Little, Thomas L. 1
Mallory Electric Corporation 1
Mallory, Marion, 1893-1963 1
Max C. Fleischmann Foundation of Nevada 1
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 1
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McElrath, Jean S., 1917-1967 1
Miller, William S. (William Spencer) 1
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Nevada Congress of Parents and Teachers. Elko 1
Nevada Federation of Republican Women 1
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Ogden, Peter Skene, 1790-1854 1
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Paterson, Verna Stumpf, 1897-1994 1
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Raggio, William John, 1926-2012 1
Reno Community Concert Association 1
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Roberts, Walter Orr 1
Rousseau, Margaret Elizabeth (Bessie) 1
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Rowley, Fitch, 1925-1944 1
Rowley, Gladys Belknap, 1900-1983 1
Rowley, Richard D. 1
Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996 1
Semenza, Edwin S., 1910-1992 1
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church 1
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