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Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC117

One of the most important early mines of the Hawthorne, Nevada mining district, mined intermittently for gold by leasers into recent times. H. M. and J. A. Yerington and G. F. Ford were principal officers. Collection contains operational records of the mine including correspondence written and received by the officers, payroll and expense records, memorandum of gold bullion deposited at the Carson City Mint, mining leases, and tax assessments.

Dates: 1885-1903

Dawn Y. Lappin Wild Horse and Burro Collection

Identifier: NC1385

Dawn Y. Lappin (1940-2018) was a wild horse activist working in Nevada and the American West during the 1970s-2010s. The collection includes correspondence, reports, maps, audio-video, and other materials related to wild horse management, conservation, and activism. Also included are records from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and records from the Nevada Wild Horse Commission.

Dates: 1947-2014

League of Women Voters of Nevada Records

Identifier: 82-15
Abstract The League of Women Voters is an women's organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The collection contains materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, local Nevada Leagues, and materials from the national League from 1941-1981. These records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, budgets, and printed material consisting of published reports on various Nevada state and local, social and political issues of concern to...
Dates: 1941-1981

Robert Lewers Papers

Identifier: NC657

Robert Lewers (1862-1922) was a University of Nevada professor and acting president. The collection includes correspondence, Masonic materials, petition urging him to run for governor of Nevada, Lewers family genealogical correspondence, and memorials upon his death. Also included are Louise Lewers' poems and materials related to her work with Nevada cattle brands.

Dates: 1900-1951

Pat Hardy Lewis Papers

Identifier: NC1218

Pat Hardy Lewis was elected to the Reno City Council in 1973 and served until 1977. While serving on the City Council, Lewis was most interested in planning and the use of land for Reno's future. She was a strong proponent of involving citizens in the decision process through the use of ad hoc committees. The collection includes materials related to the subjects of growth, methods of sewage treatment, and planning for the future of Reno, from 1973-1980.

Dates: 1973-1980

Lions Club (Reno, Nev.) Auxiliary Records

Identifier: 95-67
Abstract The Lions Clubs Auxiliary was organized in Reno, Nevada, in May 1957. The purpose of the Auxiliary was to better acquaint wives of Lions Clubs members with the work of the Club, to assist with community and civic projects, and to promote the conservation of eyesight. Included are minutes; bylaws; financial reports; budgets; newsletters (The Kittens Purr); correspondence; scrapbooks of clippings and photos; membership directories; clippings; and organizational materials of their fund raiser,...
Dates: 1957-1995

Markleeville Flume Company Records

Identifier: NC120

The Markleeville Flume Company was incorporated in Nevada in 1873, with J. R. Johnson, George Spratt, and H. M. Yerington as trustees and Yerington also serving as president. The company was engaged in cutting and fluming wood on land in Alpine County, California. Collection includes company papers, correspondence, deeds and financial accounts between 1872-1875.

Dates: 1872-1875

Joseph F. McDonald Papers

Identifier: NC429

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

Thomas H. Means Papers

Identifier: NC482

Primarily correspondence between Means and professor Gordon H. True of the University of Nevada-Reno Agricultural Experimental Station regarding the water project. The collection contains material from 1906-1924 created by Thomas H. Means.

Dates: 1906-1924

Memorial Society of Western Nevada Records

Identifier: NC445
Abstract The Memorial Society of Western Nevada promoted, through education and other means, dignity and simplicity in all services in connection with the disposition of human remains, and to prearrange for members and their families, at prearranged rates, the type of disposal of the bodily remains which they desire within the limitations prescribed by law. The collection includes articles of incorporation, minutes, financial reports, correspondence, membership lists, yearly reports to Washoe County,...
Dates: 1966-1995

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