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Antipa Family Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1397
Abstract

George Alexander Antipa, his wife Edwina, and two daughters, June and Susan, frequently took trips to the Sierra Nevadas from San Francisco, California. The collection contains digital surrogates of slides of the Antipa and Fulton family members at Squaw Valley following the 1960 Winter Olympic Games as well as imgaes from around Lake Tahoe, Sutro, and Virginia City, Nevada.

Dates: 1950-1967

Hans Muessig Photograph Collection on Julius Asher

 Collection
Identifier: NC1425
Abstract

Julius Asher (1847-1924) was a photographer who worked in Virginia City, Nevada and San Francisco and Sacramento, California in the 1860s-1890s. Hans Muessing collected these images that were digitized by Amy Kaminski. The collection includes scans of eight Julius Asher stereographs, including scans of two versos, as well as Muessig's collected information on Asher and these images.

Dates: 2020-2021

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

Charles Carroll Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 85-06
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.

Dates: 1857-1924

Miriam Evans Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1347
Abstract

Miriam Evans Richardson was born in West Liberty, Iowa in 1892 to Mell Wright and Frank Algernon Evans. Her mother, Mell, was the daughter of William Wright, better known as Dan De Quille: most well-known for his book The Big Bonanza (1876) about the famous Comstock Lode in Nevada. The collection contains photographs, clippings, and books about the Richardson family.

Dates: 1876-1971

Sutro Tunnel Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC07
Abstract The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws;...
Dates: 1861-1935

William Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1400
Abstract

William Wright (also known as Dan De Quille, 1829-1898) was a Nevada journalist who came to the west coast of the United States from Iowa and Ohio in 1859. The collection includes Wright's notebook, family photographs, and Nevada-related publications collected by Wright.

Dates: 1868-1890

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