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Jay Arnold Carpenter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC800
Abstract Jay Arnold Carpenter (1883-1965) was a Nevada professor of mining engineering; chair of the Department of Mackay School of Mines, 1926-1951; director of the Nevada State Bureau of Mines, 1939-1951; consultant, Metal Research Company, 1942-1944; and member of the Nevada State Planning Board, 1940-1951. The collection contains research material on Nevada mines (metals of all types) and mining companies, including the Comstock Lode; engineering field notebooks, correspondence, maps, class notes...
Dates: 1875-1964

Letter from Bill to Kate and Mary

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-05
Abstract

Bill was a miner from Joplin, Missouri who left for Goldfield, Nevada in late March or early April 1907 to work in the mines. Collection contains one ten-page letter from Bill to wife, Kate, and daughter, Mary, in Joplin regarding how he is faring in Goldfield during a mining strike.

Dates: April 5, 1907

Raycraft and Rives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC594
Abstract Francis Bernard Golden (1862?-1911), of Irish birth, was a Nevada businessman and jeweler, married to Mary Louise Morris. James Morris (1826?-1900), also Irish, was County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace in Empire City, Nevada, married to Margaret Muldoon (1831?-1893). Margaret (Madge) Theresa Morris Raycraft (1864-1943), daughter of James Morris, schoolteacher, married to James A. Raycraft. James Andrew Raycraft (1862-1913) ran livery stable business in Genoa, Nevada and vicinity and...
Dates: 1876-1965

Slavin-Reed Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-27
Abstract

The Slavin-Reed Family papers include genealogical notes, oral histories, and other documents about the 19th and 20th century history of the Slavin and Reed families and those families connected by marriage. The bulk of the collection appears to have passed through the hands of Lucille Slavin Clark, and builds on the recorded memories of her grandmother, Maude Rose Hanley Reed Bruno (1882-1965).

Dates: 1870-2001

Western Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-16
Abstract The Western Ephemera Collection was assembled by the Special Collections Department to house miscellaneous donations as well as items purchased from Holabird Western Americana, LLC, a Reno auction house that specializes in buying, selling and appraising historical Americana, numismatics, exonumia, and antiquities. The collection contains materials primarily acquired via auction purchase from 2002-2022 from Holabird Western Americana Collections and documents various aspects of northern...
Dates: 1849-2022

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