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Ellin Berlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-87
Abstract Materials relating to the research and preparation of Berlin's novel Silver Platter, about her grandmother Louise Mackay, the wife of one of the Comstock's Bonanza Kings, John Mackay. Berlin conducted her research from approximately 1947 through the publication of the book in 1957. Includes research notes and correspondence; early drafts and proofs of the novel; originals and copies of 19th and early 20th century newspapers, pamphlets and ephemera, mainly...
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1957

Robert Bridges Papers

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Identifier: NC1377
Abstract

Robert Bridges (1914-1989) He served as a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Marine Corps during WWII and was honorably discharged in December 1945. Before joining the Marines, Bridges worked on both the Golden Gate and Bay bridges. After his return from war and his discharge from the military, he joined the U.S. Mint in San Francisco. The collection contains papers and ephemera collected by him while working at the U.S. Mint as well as events he attended during that time period.

Dates: 1966-1973

Herman D. Budelman Reelection Campaign Card

 Collection
Identifier: NC1311
Abstract

Herman D. Budelman served in the Nevada State Senate from January 1943 to November 1952. Collection contains one campaign card for Budelman's re-election to the Nevada State Senate from Nye County.

Dates: circa 1948

Campaign for Choice Records

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Identifier: 94-57
Abstract Campaign for Choice was organized in Reno, Nevada in August 1989 to ensure passage of Question 7 on the November 6, 1990 ballot. In essence, Question 7 affirmed an existing Nevada statute (NRS 442.250 based on Roe vs. Wade) and prohibited its modification or repeal except by a direct vote of the people. If Question 7 failed, the Nevada statute would be void, enabling the legislature to regulate, modify, and even prohibit reproductive rights for women. The campaign was successful, however,...
Dates: 1989-1991

Election Materials Collection

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Identifier: NC1110
Abstract

Collected by the Special Collections Department, the collection contains a variety of miscellaneous political ephemera, flyers, etc. distributed by individuals running for city, county, and national seats in Nevada and at the national level.

Dates: 1930-1998

Fallon Ice Company Sign

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Identifier: NC1332
Abstract

Fallon Ice Company was based in Fallon, Nevada and active in the community during the first half of the 20th century. Collection contains one sign from the company.

Dates: circa 1940

Footlight Press Printing Specimens

 Collection
Identifier: 83-20
Abstract

Samples of Footlight Press' work for Virginia City customers, including advertisements, invitations, calling cards, and tickets. Material from 1877-1878.

Dates: 1877-1878

Friends of Pyramid Lake Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-54
Abstract "Friends of Pyramid" was a Nevada non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to support and work in concert with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to protect and preserve the unique resources of Pyramid Lake and its environs. Included are minutes, agendas, correspondence, position papers, membership rolls, special events files, articles about Pyramid Lake, correspondence with other environmental organizations, subject files, and clippings. Dates range from 1968-1997 with the majority of...
Dates: 1968-1997; Majority of material found within 1982-1997

Katharine Gardiner Hale Papers

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Identifier: NC1421
Abstract

Katharine Gardiner Hale (1944-2021) was an active member of the northern Nevada community and the co-founder of Citizen Alert and Save the Mapes, later known as the Truckee Meadows Heritage Trust. The collection includes Hales' records regarding Citizen Alert, Save the Mapes, a collection of art exhibit posters and flyers, and general information about Reno, Nevada politics from the 1990s.

Dates: 1974-2000

Robert G. and Barbara Ann Harmon Collection on Lake Tahoe

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-70
Abstract Robert G. Harmon was the grandson of J. E. and Edith Jewell and the nephew of Laura Brown. Collection contains materials collected by Robert Harmon between 1892 and circa 1965 about Lake Tahoe including Jewell Heights ephemera, an 1892 boat travel description of Lake Tahoe written by Laura Brown, an invitation from Kings Castle, and an advertisement for Mark Twain Camps, including materials from his grandmother Edith Jewell, who owned Jewell Heights, a resort at Bijou, Lake Tahoe,...
Dates: 1892-circa 1965

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