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Clarabelle Douglas Decker Papers

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Identifier: 93-38
Abstract Clarabelle Douglas Decker was an elementary through college teacher and librarian who came to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1930. Her special interest was the establishment of public school libraries.Includes articles about Decker, her careers and her family; correspondence, clippings, and photographs about the Las Vegas elementary school named in Decker's honor; teaching contracts; graduation certificates; research papers on school libraries in Nevada and Arizona; and two books authored by Decker....
Dates: 1919-1983

Early Public Libraries of Nevada

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Identifier: NC1245
Abstract

Linda P. Newman was a student at the University of Nevada, Reno, and later served as the Univrersity Library mines librarian. The collection contains a history of the state's public libraries, including their beginnings in bookstores, churches, and civic organizations; and collected histories of public libraries still in existence in 1969.

Dates: 1969

Martha Gould Papers

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Identifier: 2014-38
Abstract

Martha Gould is the former director of Washoe County Library System, presidential appointee to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS), and an active member of the northern Nevada Community. The collection contains materials that span Martha's career from her first library job in New York City through her retirement, appointment to the NCLIS, and her work with a variety of non-library related organizations in northern Nevada.

Dates: 1956-2015

A brief history of the Miner's Union Library collection of Virginia City, Nevada

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Identifier: NC821
Abstract

Discussion of the membership and organization of the Miners' Union, formation of the library, the number and types of books in the collection, and its dispersal (part of which is now in the Special Collections Dept.).,Appendices include a list of libraries, book stores, and newspapers in Virginia City in the 1870s; a list of the library volumes at the Eilley Orrum Gift Shop in Virginia City in 1959; and a bibliography.

Dates: 1959

Nevada Library Association Records

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Identifier: 2017-74
Abstract

The Nevada Library Association is the state professional organization for librarians in Nevada. Begun in 1946, the organization functions mainly to provide networking, training, and educational opportunities for librarians in the state. Collection contains mostly 20th century records of the Nevada Library Association and includes minutes and other documentary files.

Dates: 1948-2000

Friends of the Round Mountain Library Records

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Identifier: 96-08
Abstract

The Round Mountain Library was a public library at Round Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, established in 1969. Included are minutes of organizational meetings of the Friends of the Round Mountain Library, bylaws of the Friends, membership list, grant application, and newspaper clippings (1969-1983).

Dates: 1969-1983

Sierra Libraries Information Consortium Records

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Identifier: 86-20
Abstract

Correspondence, meeting notices, minutes, notes, printed material from the Sierra Libraries Information Consortium in Nevada and California. Material from 1976-1979.

Dates: 1976-1979

Sutro Tunnel Company Records

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Identifier: NC07
Abstract The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws;...
Dates: 1861-1935