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Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

Identifier: 88-23

Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.

Dates: 1925-1944

Belonging: Wiseman, Woolverton, Griswold, Angel [family history]

Identifier: 91-40

Helen Angel Fullenwider was a California researcher who researched their ancestors in 1991. Genealogical history of four families from colonial American times to the present. These families settled in Elko County, Nevada, beginning in 1859.

Dates: 1991

Bullion and Exchange Bank Records

Identifier: 82-33

The Bullion and Exchange Bank of Carson City, Nevada was established in 1875 as the Carson City Savings Bank. THe collection includes two volumes of manuscript drafts written by the Bullion and Exchange Bank on the Anglo-California Bank of San Francisco, one volume of daily statements, one ledger, and 7 folders of invoices and correspondence dating from 1877-1931.

Dates: 1877-1931

Agreement between Clarence Buck, Hugh Jones, and the Dexter Gold Mining Company

Identifier: 95-37

Agreement dating March 14, 1898 between Clarence Buck, Hugh Jones, and the Dexter Gold Mining Company in which Buck and Jones agree to sell their Contention Mining Claim in the Tuscarora Mining District, Elko County, Nevada, to the Dexter Gold Mining Company of Utah.

Dates: March 14, 1898

P. Walter Davidson Papers

Identifier: 90-23
Abstract P. Walter Davidson was a part owner and developer of the Rio Tinto Copper Company at Mountain City, Elko County, Nevada; the mine later was known as the Mountain City Copper Company. The collection includes correspondence to and from Davidson, his wife Sadie, and S. F. Hunt, President of the Rio Tinto; Sadie's manuscript history/biography of the Nelson Ranch and Estella Bish Nelson; a pamphlet, Elko County and its vast mineral wealth, 1907; and newspaper clippings about mining, Mountain...
Dates: 1907; 1931-1939; Majority of material found within 1931-1939

Home means Nevada: the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada

Identifier: 94-09
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. In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society. Dated...
Dates: 1992

In This Land: A History of the Lamoille Area of Elko County, Nevada, 1865-1965

Identifier: NC357

Edna Patterson was a Nevada rancher, historian, and author. The collection includes a study of what was originally Lamoille Precinct of Lander County, Nevada including Lamoille, Pleasant Valley, Fort Halleck, and Halleck Station. The author discusses the development of the Lamoille region, including the areas of business, medicine, mining, ranching, water problems on the Humboldt River, and fraternal and other organizations.

Dates: 1965

Report of Irrigation Investigations, Duty of Water on Meadow Lands

Identifier: 89-20

Report based on work in Elko County, Nevada, which investigated how much water was being used to raise good crops of grass hay near Lamoille, Lee, and in Star Valley near Deeth. The collection contains material from 1917 created by H.T. McQuiston.

Dates: 1917

Jean S. McElrath Papers

Identifier: 97-16
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada writer. In 1965 she was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included in this collection are scrapbooks and loose clippings, 1943-1969, composed mostly of McElrath's published articles about Elko and Wells, Nevada; financial notebooks, 1943-1959,...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1943-1977

Jean S. McElrath Papers

Identifier: 2006-09
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada, Reno. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included are transcripts of McElrath's diaries from 1934-1967 that contain short listings about daily activities, such as sewing, reading , studying and her writing career. Family members and friends' activities and her...
Dates: 1934-1967

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