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Baumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1391
Abstract

The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.

Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929

Camp Chonokis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 90-86
Abstract Chonokis was a girls' camp at Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, California from 1927-1952. The camp was owned by Mabel Winter Whitney and co-managed by Gladys G. Gorman. Records include correspondence, subject files, camp brochures, enrollment forms, financial records, daily schedules, architectural drawings, sketches and paintings, photographs, 16 mm home movie film, log books of poetry and prose, and Whitney's personal files of letters, school records, and Barley Food Products (Morgantown,...
Dates: 1908-1982; Majority of material found within 1921-1980

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

Duane L. Bliss, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-20
Abstract Duane Leroy Bliss, Jr. (1874-1938) was born in Carson City, Nevada, the son of prominent Lake Tahoe developer Duane L. Bliss. Materials consist of documents that pertain to companies with which Bliss was involved (Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, the Spanish Peak Lumber Company, Dunham, Carrigan, & Hayden Company, the California Pacific Trading Corporation, and the Post Street Investment Company). Also included are various personal receipts, loans given to individuals, and...
Dates: 1909-1938

Charles Carroll Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 85-06
Abstract

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

Joseph F. McDonald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC429
Abstract

Joseph F. McDonald (1891-1971) was a Nevada newspaperman, editor and publisher of the Nevada State Journal, 1939-1956; president of Reno Newspapers Incorporated; and president of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association. The collection contains personal papers, 1911-1970; material related to Reno newspapers, 1928-1963; and records and related material of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association, 1957-1968.

Dates: 1870-1980

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC392
Abstract Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa...
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964

Pomin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1387
Abstract

The Pomin Family emigrated from the Alsace-Loraine region of Germany in the late 1850s or early 1860s. The family lived, worked, and owned property at Lake Tahoe, California. The collection primarily contains photographs relating to the family, as well as some correspondence and other ephemera.

Dates: circa 1855-circa 2018

Anthony Shafton Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-83
Abstract

Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.

Dates: 2011-2017

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Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 1
Barley Food Products (Firm) 1
Baumann family 1
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 1
Bliss family 1
Bliss, Duane L. 1
Bliss, Duane L., Jr., 1874-1938 1
Bliss, Florence Dunham 1
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Bunker, Harry S. 1
California State Automobile Association 1
Camp Chonokis 1
Camp Meenahga (Fish Creek, Wis.) 1
Caples, Robert Cole 1
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 1
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971 1
Cook family 1
Cooke (Family : 1894- : Cooke, Herman R., 1873-1952) 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1920-1994 1
Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901 1
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 1
Godbe, William S. (William Samuel), 1833-1902 1
Goodwin, Alice Maynard 1
Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll), 1832-1917 1
Goodwin, James T., 1878-1927 1
Gorman, Gladys G. 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
Lake Tahoe Area Council 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961 1
McDonald, Joseph F. 1
McDonald, Leola Lewis 1
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 1
Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 1
Moody, Lester 1
Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association 1
Nevada. State Board of Parole Commissioners 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Piper, John, 1830-1896 1
Pittman, Mimosa 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Pomin Family 1
Pomin, Dorothy 1
Pomin, Ernest John 1
Reilly, Lillian Winter, 1895-1944 1
San Jose Orchestra (Calif.) 1
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves), 1880-1945 1
Shafton, Anthony 1
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
Territorial enterprise (Carson City, Nev.) 1
Thompson, Jeremiah, 1782-1855 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
University of Nevada, Reno 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Wheeler, Post, 1869-1956 1
Whitney, Josephine Winter, -1947 1
Whitney, Mabel Winter 1
Williams, Gary 1
Williams, Patricia 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Reno-Sparks (Nev.) 1
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