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Fred Dressler Records

 Collection
Identifier: 98-31
Abstract

Includes legal materials, correspondence, property records, account ledgers, minutes, bylaws, financial documents, reports and stock certificates for businesses owned or managed by Fred Dressler (1864; 1906-1949). Created by Fred Dressler who was active in many organizations.

Dates: 1864; 1906-1949; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1943

Economic Use and Administration of Range Resources of Northeastern Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 88-22
Abstract The Economic Use and Administration of Range Resources of Northeastern Nevada is part of a larger report, arranged into three chapters: Part VI. Financial aspects of ranch operation; Part VII. Variations of "cycles" in climatic and economic conditions; Part VIII. History of Forest Service policy and past and present administrative procedure on National Forest range lands in northeastern Nevada. The Sections were prepared largely by Marion Clawson, Cruz Venstrom and Clawson, and T. Dean...
Dates: 1939

Letter About the Humboldt Sink

 Collection
Identifier: NC1321
Abstract

Letter written by Q. R. Nistington regarding moving 590 head of cattle from Murphy's Station, Nevada through the Humboldt Sink to Ragtown, Nevada in November 1876.

Dates: November 13, 1876

Deeds to various property of Richard Kirman

 Collection
Identifier: 97-47
Abstract

Richard Kirman (d. 1897) was father of Nevada governor Richard Kirman and owner of large amounts of land and cattle in Nevada, centered in the Jack's Valley region and in Antelope Valley, California. Includes deeds and purchase agreements for extensive amounts of cattle and land by Kirman in Humboldt, Douglas, and White Pine counties, Nevada; and tax assessments on portions of Kirman's holdings. Material between 1875-1886.

Dates: 1875-1886

Edna B. Patterson Research Papers and Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 95-87
Abstract

Edna Burke Patterson was a member of the State Central Republican Committee and the Nevada State Board of Education, on which she served as the first woman president.Research notes and articles about the history of northeastern Nevada: Elko, physicians, cattle and cattle ranching, women, Ruby Valley, Lamoille, Mountain City, Jarbidge, early settlers, and native Americans. Other authors include Lulu Bowman and Charles B. Russell (1915-1994).

Dates: 1915-1994

Sparks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-24
Abstract John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles...
Dates: 1835-2011; Majority of material found within 1880-1910

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