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Letters from A. C. Williams to Leonora Kennedy

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-46
Abstract

Albert C. Williams was born in Nevada in 1883 and lived in Austin and Tonopah, Nevada. In 1904 he worked for the Nevada Central Railroad train station, which ran from Austin to Battle Mountain, Nevada and connected to the Southern Pacific. By September of the same year, he found a new job at a bank in Tonopah. The collection contains four letters from Williams to his cousin Leonora Kennedy who lived in Florin, California.

Dates: 1903-1904

Arrowsmith and Evans Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-29
Abstract

Dick Evans Arrowsmith (1862-1954) was a rancher in Ohio and Nevada. Original letters both to and from Arrowsmith and Evans family members, especially for Dick Evans Arrowsmith. Includes news clippings and some text. Letters date from 1816-1956 and were used to write Letters from the Past + Revelations by Dick Reed; Dick Arrowsmith was Reed's grandfather.

Dates: 1816-1956

George A. Bartlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1253
Abstract George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the...
Dates: 1869-1953

Baumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1391
Abstract

The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.

Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929

Norman Henry Biltz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC465
Abstract

Norman Biltz (1902-1973) was a developer and real estate broker in the Lake Tahoe and western Nevada regions and was also involved in Nevada politics. The collection contains materials related to his career and interests in land development as well as politics. Most of the clippings and manuscripts are about Biltz and associates.

Dates: circa 1937-1973

Mildred Breedlove Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 92-47
Abstract

Mildred Breedlove was appointed Nevada poet laureate in 1957 and 1959 and was active in the Las Vegas Branch of National Pen Women. She organized the Nevada State Poetry Society in 1961. Included are correspondence, Breedlove's published and unpublished poetry, clippings, awards, certificates, photographs, scrapbook of published poems, and portrait painted in oils. Material between 1945-2000.

Dates: 1945-2000; Majority of material found within 1963-1991

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

Florence S. Burge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 82-36
Abstract

Florence Sanford Burdge (1912-1986) was a freelance writer, editor, and journalist in Reno, Nevada. The collection includes draft and published copies of Burge's writings as a freelance author and women's page editor; correspondence from readers and friends; correspondence and papers related to receiving the J. C. Penney -University of Missouri award for best women's pages; and unpublished biography of Noble Getchell. Material from 1955-1966.

Dates: 1955-1966

Byers Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1362
Abstract

The Byers family lived and worked in various positions on the west coast of the United States, including Oregon and Nevada. The collection contains primarily letters to Jessie Byers with an additional birthday card to Mildred Lane and a few photographs.

Dates: 1896-1961

Camp Chonokis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 90-86
Abstract Chonokis was a girls' camp at Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, California from 1927-1952. The camp was owned by Mabel Winter Whitney and co-managed by Gladys G. Gorman. Records include correspondence, subject files, camp brochures, enrollment forms, financial records, daily schedules, architectural drawings, sketches and paintings, photographs, 16 mm home movie film, log books of poetry and prose, and Whitney's personal files of letters, school records, and Barley Food Products (Morgantown,...
Dates: 1908-1982; Majority of material found within 1921-1980

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