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N. A. Chandler Correspondence

Identifier: 92-05

N.A. Chandler was a miner in Virginia City. He writes to his wife from San Francisco describing his rich "Washoe claims" in Virginia City, Utah Territory, festive activities in San Francisco, and his future plans. Created on July 10, 1860.

Dates: July 10, 1860

Peter Goin Papers

Identifier: 2015-33

Peter Goin is a professional photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection include correspondence, exhibit catalogs, book manuscript drafts, photographs, maps, promotional materials, research notes, and other records related to Goin’s photography career, publications, and research projects.

Dates: 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2012

William C. McElroy Letter

Identifier: NC494

Autobiographical sketch of the author and his wife Harriet L. Shober McElroy; discussion of the causes of the Civil War; and a history of San Francisco, the California gold rush, and Chinese immigration. The letter appears to have been intended for deposit in a time capsule inside the walls of the McElroy's San Francisco house.

Dates: 1861

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

Letter from Will

Identifier: NC827

Letter from Will to his father and mother (who were residents of Clayton), describing his visit to San Francisco and living conditions in Reno.

Dates: October 13, 1877

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