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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

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