Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 38

William W. Bliss Manuscript Maps and Drawings

Identifier: 97-24
Abstract The Bliss family, of whom William W. Bliss is the successor, developed lumber, tourism, and transportation businesses at Lake Tahoe, especially at Tahoe City, California, and Glenbrook, Nevada, between the late 1860s and the mid 1900s. Manuscript maps and drawings document land and water rights acquired, owned, developed, controlled, and sold by the Bliss family on the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada, including Bijou, Glenbrook, Tahoe City, Spooner Summit, and the...
Dates: 1861-1955

Jim Bryant Papers

Identifier: 91-16
Abstract Jim Bryant began this collection because of an interest he had in the Fernley and Lassen Railroad, a branch of the Southern Pacific Railroad which ran from Fernley, Nevada, to the vicinity of Susanville, Lassen County, California. This research brought to his attention the lumber industry of northern California which was inextricably tied to the railroad. The collection includes are company and governmental records (partial), newspaper clippings, maps, photos, and research notes on logging...
Dates: 1909-1989

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

Map of Comstock Lode Extending Down Gold Canon

Identifier: 2016-29

The Comstock Lode is a region on the eastern slope of Mt. Davidson in the Virginia Range of western Nevada. The area produced one of the largest silver lodes ever discovered. The map of Comstock Lode Extending Down Gold Canon was drawn by G. T. Brown, the San Francisco-based lithographer, and depicts Comstock Lode mine claims, locations of mills, and mining works in color.

Dates: 1865

Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC99
Abstract The Consolidated Virginia Mining Company (Con Virginia) in Virginia City, Nevada, was once the richest source of ore in the Comstock Lode. Mine operation records including reports, assay reports, ore and bullion statements, mill records, annual reports, bylaws, equipment specification books, legal records, resolutions, and account registers. Also included are records of the adjacent California Mining Company, the Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company, and the C & C Shaft...
Dates: 1859-1935

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

Identifier: 84-11

Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1849-1982

El Dorado Wood and Flume Company Records

Identifier: NC76
Abstract The El Dorado Wood and Flume Company was incorporated in Nevada in 1875 with H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and A. J. Ralston as trustees; H. M. Yerington was the president when the company incorporated. Its major areas of operation were in Lake Valley, El Dorado County, California and in Hope Valley, Alpine County, and California. The company also held land in Ormsby, Douglas, and Washoe counties, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, land related documents, financial accounts, legal...
Dates: 1850-1941

Eureka Consolidated Mining Company Records

Identifier: 97-03

The Eureka Consolidated Mining Company was an underground, hard rock mining company operating about two miles from Eureka, Nevada on Ruby Hill. The collection includes mining reports, correspondence, maps, and technical drawings which documents structures, head frames, underground facilities, mining equipment, and the Ruby Hill Water Company. One group of records relates to a 1950s proposal to bring a nuclear power plant to Eureka.

Dates: 1901-1966

Eureka-Nevada Railway Company Records

Identifier: NC02

The Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company was formed in 1873 to serve the mines in the Eureka Mining District in central Nevada. The collection consists of the records of the Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company, 1873-1902; the Eureka and Palisade Railway Company, 1901-1911; and the Eureka-Nevada Railway Company, 1912-1945. Collection includes articles of association, minutes of meetings, correspondence, legal documents, financial accounts, operational records, maps, and printed material.

Dates: 1873-1945

Carrie Smith Forestry Collection

Identifier: NC1379
Scope and Contents The Carrie Smith Forestry Collection consists of materials that Carrie Smith collected while working for the Truckee Ranger District. This collection contains materials related to the US Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest, Truckee, Donner, and Tahoe. The majority of the materials in this collection pertain to the protection and management of forest resources in Truckee and the Tahoe National Forest. This collection also reflects Smith’s interest in archaeology and cultural resource...
Dates: 1840-2009

Filtered By

  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Maps X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Maps 27
Business correspondence 15
Photographs 11
Legal instruments 8
Account books 7
∨ more
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 7
Manuscript maps 5
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 5
Comstock Lode (Nev.) 4
Flumes 4
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada 4
Deeds 3
Lumber trade -- California 3
Lumber trade -- Nevada 3
Minutes (Records) 3
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) -- History 3
Alpine County (Calif.) 2
Cadastral maps 2
Chinese -- Nevada 2
Diaries 2
Ethnographies 2
Excerpts 2
Glenbrook (Nev.) 2
Land titles -- California 2
Land titles -- Nevada 2
Land use -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Law materials 2
Railroads -- Nevada 2
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) -- Maps 2
Tonopah (Nev.) -- Maps 2
Video recordings 2
Washoe Indians 2
Water -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 2
Water rights -- Nevada 2
Water use -- Nevada 2
"Bizz" Johnson Trail (Calif.) 1
Albums (Books) 1
Alcoholism -- Nevada 1
Alpine County (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Annual reports 1
Antelope Valley (Calif.) 1
Archaeology -- California 1
Archaeology -- United States 1
Architectural drawings 1
Ash Canyon (Nev.) 1
Aurora (Nev.) 1
Aurora Mining District (Nev.) 1
Bawdy songs 1
Bijou (Calif.) 1
Biographies 1
Borax 1
Botanists -- United States -- Biography 1
Botany -- Nevada 1
Burial -- Nevada -- Carson River Valley 1
Burial -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
California -- History 1
Carson River (Nev.) -- Water rights 1
Cemeteries -- Nevada -- Carson River Valley 1
Cemeteries -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Challenge Mine (Nev.) 1
Challenge-Jacket-Imperial Mine (Nev.) 1
Charters and articles of incorporation 1
Chinese -- California 1
Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- Mines and mining 1
Conference materials 1
Confidence Mine (Nev.) 1
Copper Canyon (Lander County, Nev.) 1
Cultural property -- Protection 1
Data sets 1
Drawings 1
Dredges 1
Earthquakes -- Nevada 1
El Dorado County (Calif.) 1
Environmental protection -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Ephemera 1
Esmeralda County (Nev.) -- Maps 1
Facsimiles 1
Field notes 1
Forest management -- California 1
Forest protection -- California 1
Fortuna Claim (Nev.) -- Maps 1
Geologists -- Nevada 1
Geology -- Nevada 1
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- Battle Mountain 1
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- Churchill County 1
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- Humboldt County 1
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- Manhattan 1
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- Tuscarora 1
Groom Mining District (Nev.) 1
Hawthorne (Nev.) -- Maps 1
Humboldt Lake (Nev.) 1
Humboldt River (Nev.) 1
Imperial Consolidated Mine (Nev.) 1
Imperial Empire Mine (Nev.) 1
Independence (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Indians of North America -- Alcohol use -- Nevada 1
Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Nevada 1
Indians of North America -- California 1
Indians of North America -- Nevada -- Carson River Valley 1
Indians of North America -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
∧ less
Yerington, Henry M. 7
Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company 3
El Dorado Wood and Flume Company 3
Haynie, John W., 1836?-1897 2
Markleeville Flume Company 2
∨ more
Mills, Darius O. (Darius Ogden), 1825-1910 2
Sanborn Map Company 2
United Comstock Mines Company 2
United States. Indian Claims Commission 2
Whittell, George, 1881-1969 2
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 2
Anderson, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), 1827-1910 1
Archer, W. Andrew (William Andrew), 1894-1973 1
Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942 1
Baldrica, Alice M. 1
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965 1
Barrett, Stanley R. 1
Bell, Walter L., 1924- 1
Billings, W. D. (William Dwight), 1910-1997 1
Bliss family 1
Bliss, Duane L. 1
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 1
Bliss, William W. (William Walter), 1924- 1
Brown, Grafton Tyler, 1841-1918 1
Brown, Laura 1
Brunswick Exploration Company 1
Brunswick Mining Company 1
Bryant, Jim (Local historian) 1
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Campbell, Samuel 1
Carson Water Company 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 1
Cook, Eliza, 1856-1947 1
Cook, Sherburne Friend, 1896-1974 1
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Cutter, Donald C. 1
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
Dangberg, Grace, 1896-1985 1
Desert Crystal Salt Company 1
Dukes, Claude, 1914-1984 1
Dukes, Harry C. 1
Dukes, Lynne 1
Eureka Consolidated Mining Company 1
Eureka and Palisade Railroad 1
Eureka and Palisade Railway 1
Eureka-Nevada Railway 1
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894 1
Federal Water Master Nevada 1
Fernley and Lassen Railway Company 1
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
Frei, Milt 1
Fruit Growers Supply Company 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Full, R. P. (Roy P.) 1
Gianella, Vincent Paul, 1886-1983 1
Gifford, Edward Winslow, 1887-1959 1
Glasscock, Harry A 1
Glenbrook Company 1
Glenbrook Inn (Glenbrook, Nev.) 1
Golden Crown Mining Company 1
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 1
Groom Southend Mining Company 1
Harding, Franklin 1
Harmon, Robert Grant 1
Hart, Red (John) 1
Hawthorne Milling, Cyanide, and Mining Company 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC 1
Hoyt, Homer, 1895-1984 1
Hudson, John W., 1857-1936 1
Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada 1
Interstate Mining and Investment Company 1
Inyo Development Company 1
Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 1
James, Roy, active 20th century 1
James, S. E. (Miner) 1
Jewell Heights (Resort) 1
John, Barton 1
Johnson, J. R., active 1872 1
Johnston, Annie Bronn 1
Joint California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission 1
Juniata Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
Knapp, Sewell Alvin, 1854-1936 1
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 1
Lake Tahoe Area Council 1
Lake Tahoe Research Coordination Board 1
Lake Tahoe Ry. & Trans. Co. 1
Lander, F. W. (Frederick West), 1821-1862 1
Lappin, Burt L. 1
Lappin, Dawn Y., 1940-2018 1
Larkin, William, active 1872 1
Lassen Lumber and Box Company 1
Lee, Simeon Lemuel, 1844-1927 (Anthropologist) 1
Lehenbauer, Philip A., 1881-1968 1
Leland, Joy 1
Leland, Robert (Nevada lawyer) 1
Lindström, Susan 1
∧ less