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A Few Things I Remember

 Collection
Identifier: NC349
Abstract

Frances Shellenberger describes her Mormon parents' emigration from England to Utah, father's work in pioneer Utah, childhood in a Mormon family, move to Lund and Preston, Nevada in about 1898 with a Mormon colonizing group, marriage to Walter Shellenberger in 1903, married life in the mining town of Ruth and in Ely, ranching in the Snake Valley, raising ten children, and involvement in Mormon church activities.,A brief genealogical chart is included.

Dates: 1963

A proclamation [providing for the admission of Nevada as one of the states of the Union]

 Collection
Identifier: NC106
Abstract

Collection contains received copy from Oct. 1864, on letterhead of the California State Telegraph Office, of Nevada Governor Nye's certification that the accompanying proclamation was a true copy, and article by Joseph H. Hazleton "The assassination of President Lincoln."

Dates: Oct. 1864

Belonging: Wiseman, Woolverton, Griswold, Angel [family history]

 Collection
Identifier: 91-40
Abstract

Helen Angel Fullenwider was a California researcher who researched their ancestors in 1991. Genealogical history of four families from colonial American times to the present. These families settled in Elko County, Nevada, beginning in 1859.

Dates: 1991

Account book of Nelson Brobant

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-03
Abstract

Nelson Brobant is not listed in Nevada's 1860 Census, but is listed as a farmer in Nye County in the 1870 Census. The volume includes entries from November 14, 1859 to February 4, 1860 for daily transactions made to repair tools for Comstock Lode miners.

Dates: 1859-1860

Browne and Haviland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1416
Abstract Howard Edgar Browne (1896-1990) attended the University of Nevada (1914-1918), Yale Law School, and Harvard Law School. He served as the District Attorney for Lander County, Nevada from 1922-1942, and was in private practice from 1945-1984. In 1927, Browne married Vera May Haviland, who also attended the University of Nevada. Both the Browne and the Haviland families were early settlers in northern Nevada. The collection contains material related to Browne's time at the University of Nevada,...
Dates: 1911-2021

Cherry Creek Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: 89-65
Abstract

Frank's memories of Cherry Creek include early mining, events, people, law, religion, the Chinatown section, Indians, Cousin Jacks (English), fraternal lodges, schools, early automobiles, and the railroad.

Dates: undated

Cortez Mines, Ltd. Summary of Stores and Material Account

 Collection
Identifier: NC164
Abstract

The Cortez Mines, Ltd. was a mine on the southwest slope of Mt. Tenabo on the border of Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada. The collection contains inventories of supplies, 1899-1907, for goods used at the mine such as wood, soda, salt, fuel and explosives, and the amount of each used at the mine or mill.

Dates: 1899-1907; 1955

Reminiscences of Andrew Comstock Dibble

 Collection
Identifier: NC713
Abstract

Memories of Dibble, dictated to his son, about his travels from 1867-1935 across the U.S., working as a teamster for the U.S. Army, telling of battles with Indians, Custer's Indian campaigns, running cattle to Abilene, Kansas, and to eastern Nevada, and ranching near Fallon, Nevada.

Dates: 1935

Donald Drake Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1341
Abstract

Donald Drake is a history enthusiast and researcher. The collection includes transcribed newspaper articles collected from various historical sources regarding flumes, logging, fires, the Comstock, earthquakes, storms, and other historical events that have taken place in northern Nevada since the 1850s.

Dates: 1856-2012

Early Nevada printing collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1255
Abstract

Kenneth Carpenter was founder of the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno. Bibliographic notes on the early history of printing in Nevada, including typescript newspaper articles compiled by Robert Armstrong and references gathered by Carpenter.

Dates: undated

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Adams, Brewster, 1879-1959 1
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Allec, Kevin (1960-) 1
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Ascuaga, Michonne 1
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Beatty, William Blake, 1912-1990 1
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Clancy, Gwendolyn, 1951- 1
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Coffin, Carrie 1
Colley, Nathaniel Sextus, 1918- 1
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Cook, Sherburne Friend, 1896-1974 1
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