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Chartz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC101
Abstract Alfred Jean Chartz was born February 9, 1851 in La Baye du Febvre, Quebec, Canada and became a Nevada journalist, businessman, and lawyer expert in mining and water litigation. He had two sons, John and Carl. Collection contains business and legal records of Alfred, John and Carl Chartz. The collection includes legal cases in which Alfred participated, miscellaneous political campaign materials, records of various businesses in which family members were involved, and records of the Knights...
Dates: 1880-1942

Alfred Merritt Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC100
Abstract Alfred Merritt Smith (1876-1968), received both his Bachelors and Masters in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno. He served as Nevada State Engineer from 1935-1952, was an administrative assistant to Senator George Malone (1952-1960), served on the Colorado River Commission, Atomic Power Utilization Committee (1952-1959), and served on various committees regarding water in Nevada and California. The majority of the papers are from his professional life and includes...
Dates: 1908-1961

Wedertz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1145
Abstract Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s

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