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Elko County Ranching Oral Histories

Identifier: NC1312

In 1985, the Nevada Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology with Archaeological Research Services conducted five oral history interviews with individuals associated with ranching in eastern Nevada used to complete the report "Inventory and Evaluation of three Historic Ranching Complexes South Fork Recreation Area, Elko County, Nevada," released in 1985. Collection contains two audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted between July and October 1985.

Dates: 1985-2008; Majority of material found within 1985-1986

JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

Identifier: NC1329
Abstract JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. The collection contains materials from Professor Elmer Rusco concerning: the McDermitt Reservation; Paiute Indian history; his paper delivered to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference (1984); notes, some correspondence; and copies of National Archives documents. It also includes copies of oral history interview transcripts made by Peden with Paiute individuals for UNR Oral History Program and a draft...
Dates: 1965-2006

Fourth Street-Prater Way Oral History Project Records

Identifier: NC1370
Abstract In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) initiated a comprehensive study of the entire Fourth Street-Prater Way corridor in Reno and Sparks, Nevada, intending to improve not only public transportation in the area but safety and livability. The oral history portion of the project served the dual purpose of documenting the corridor’s past and expanding public participation in planning its future. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, signed...
Dates: 2011-2019

Great Basin National Park Foundation Oral Histories

Identifier: NC1404

The Great Basin National Park Foundation Oral History Project begain in the mid-2000s as a way to preserve and document the cultural heritage of the Great Basin in over 60 interviews with individuals who were raised and worked in White Pine County, Nevada and Millard County, Utah. The collection primarily contains oral history recordings by Dave Tilford completed over the course of approximatly 15 years from the mid-2000s-2019.

Dates: 2005-2021

Midtown Oral History Project Records

Identifier: NC1369

The Midtown History Project was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, and copyright forms for the Midtown Oral History Project from 2015 to 2019.

Dates: 2015-2019

Reno/Sparks YWCA History Collection

Identifier: 96-04
Abstract Victoria Ford is a Reno, Nevada author, oral historian, and public relations specialist. Collection includes a manuscript of Making Their Mark, a history of the Reno/Sparks Young Women's Christian Association. Also included are oral history narratives of the following women who played key roles in the Y's development and administration: Mary Margaret Barrett, Patricia Herz Cooke, Shirley Fleming, Alleta Gray, Marcella Herz, Tosca Means, Mildred Myers, Cynthia Pyzel, Darlene Reed, Jeanne...
Dates: 1996

Rollan D. Melton Papers

Identifier: 2015-28
Scope and Contents

Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.

Dates: 1960s-2010

Slavin-Reed Family Papers

Identifier: 2010-27

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

Stewart Indian School Oral History Project Records

Identifier: 2017-61
Abstract The Stewart Indian School operated from December 17, 1890-1980 in Carson City as a federal commitment to pursue Native American education in Nevada. Student curriculum included classes in reading, writing, and arithmetic but focused on vocational training in various trades, agriculture, and the service industry. In May 2015, the Nevada 150 Foundation awarded the Nevada Indian Commission a $20,000 grant as part of the yearlong celebration of Nevada's founding and legacy project. Collection...
Dates: 2016-2017

Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency Oral History Project Records

Identifier: NC1371
Abstract The Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency (TMRPA) oral history project was initiated by the TMRPA in 2018 as part of its 2019 Regional Plan update. It intended to document the origins and development of the TMRPA through oral histories with individuals who could relay their firsthand experiences and knowledge related to those topics. The collection contains the project's original audio interviews, transcribed oral history volume, and the copyright assignment forms signed by...
Dates: 2018-2019

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