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Harold's Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1334
Abstract

Harold's Club was founded by Harold Smith in 1935 and was best known for its nationwide advertising campaign "Harold's Club or Bust." Collection contains ephemera relating to the casino from 1963 to 1985.

Dates: circa 1963-1985

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Dayton, Nevada, Lodge No. 5 Records

 Collection
Identifier: 88-30
Abstract The Dayton Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) was established on June 2, 1863 and was a branch of a national social and benevolence organization. The first lodge in Nevada Territory was organized at Gold Hill in April 1862; the Dayton Lodge was the fifth one in the territory. The collection includes correspondence, generally about members' benefits membership applications, rolls, and lists of members expelled, rejected, or deceased (including Daughters of Rebekah);...
Dates: 1863-1936

Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-17
Abstract

Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. The collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.

Dates: 1978-1995

Nevada LGBT Archive Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1316
Abstract

The Nevada LGBT Archive began in December 2015 as a non-profit and as a statewide repository of artifacts and ephemera pertaining to the LGBT population in Nevada. Collection highlights northern Nevada resources available to LGBT community and the events held by/for them, and events held for the LGBT community in Nevada. Collection materials include brochures, posters, newspaper articles, and banners created between 1965 and 2018.

Dates: 1965-2018

Peace Corps Training Records

 Collection
Identifier: 93-40
Abstract

Contains records created by Warren D'Azevedo related to the organization of the first training sessions for Peace Corps volunteers as teachers in Liberia, including correspondence, manuals, memos, project descriptions, subject curriculum, trainee rosters and directories, trainee newsletters, and general brochures and pamphlets about the Peace Corps. Also included is material about training programs in Sierra Leone.

Dates: 1955-1970

Pomin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1387
Abstract

The Pomin Family emigrated from the Alsace-Loraine region of Germany in the late 1850s or early 1860s. The family lived, worked, and owned property at Lake Tahoe, California. The collection primarily contains photographs relating to the family, as well as some correspondence and other ephemera.

Dates: circa 1855-circa 2018

Pyramid Lake Ranch Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1417
Abstract

The Pyramid Lake Ranch was a guest ranch located at Sutcliffe, Nevada. It operated as a residency guest ranch for individuals seeking a divorce in Nevada. The collection contains ephemera produced by the ranch and an aerial photograph of a hill near Pyramid Lake.

Dates: 1927-circa 1950

Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1300
Abstract

The World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) held its 69th annual convention in Reno, Nevada, August 17-21, 2011. Also known as Renovation, the convention celebrates science fiction and fantasy writing and its portrayal in film and television. Collection contains memorabilia, postcards, and other ephemeral information collected at the 69th World Science Fiction Convention.

Dates: 2011

Riverside Hotel Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1319
Abstract

The Riverside Hotel was originally construction by Myron Lake in 1870. Collection contains an assortment of ephemeral material about the Riverside Hotel from 1978 to 1986.

Dates: circa 1978-1986

Announcements for the Southern Commercial Convention

 Collection
Identifier: NC871
Abstract

The Southern Commercial Convention were conferences held May 18, 1869, and other dates, composed of delegates from cities, states, chambers of commerce, and transportation companies who met to consider subjects related to foreign and domestic trade, transportation, taxation, and removal of the national capital. The collection contains flyers for the convention in Louisville, Kentucky in October 1869.

Dates: 1869

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