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Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company Records

Identifier: NC72

The Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company was organized in 1873 with Duane L. Bliss as president and general manger and H. M. Yerington, D. O. Mills and J. A. Rigby as stockholders. It was probably the largest and most extensive lumber operation serving the mines of the Comstock. Collection includes correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, lumber statistics and maps from 1858-1946.

Dates: 1858-1946

Chinese laundry receipts

Identifier: 97-12

Itemized lists of laundry signed with Chinese characters, probably from Virginia City, Nevada. Created by Chinese American laundry workers. Material between January 7 and July 14, 1862.

Dates: January 7 and July 14, 1862

Joy Leland Papers

Identifier: NC1142
Abstract Joy Leland was a Research Associate in Anthropology for the Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada. The collection contains Leland's research on Indigenous Peoples of Nevada and include newspaper clippings about Indigenous peoples in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and Pyramid Lake water rights. Other materials include Leland's research for a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes,...
Dates: 1965-1993

Ormsby County Assessor tax list

Identifier: NC1024

The Ormsby County Assessor was the county official responsible for determining the value of property in the county and taxes owed. Collection contains list of property owners in the county in 1899 and value of their property. Chinese property owners listed separately.

Dates: 1899


Identifier: NC975

Langton's Pioneer Express was a 19th century transportation company operating in the American west. Collection contains a receipt for gold dust shipped by Quong Wo and Company in Nevada to Hong Wo and Company in Marysville, California

Dates: 1864

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

Identifier: 88-28

This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Dates: 1958-1987

Utica Bullion Mining Company Records

Identifier: 98-32
Abstract Utica Bullion Mining Company was a gold mining and milling company located in Humboldt County, Nevada. The Company's manager was Samuel Campbell of Oneida County, New York; the Nevada agent was Walter Schmidt. Schmidt also managed the corporation's Desert Crystal Salt Company operations at White Plains, Churchill County, Nevada. The collection includes extensive correspondence between Walter Schmidt and Samuel Campbell, providing reports of mining and milling operations at the Utica Bullion...
Dates: 1864-1911

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