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George Brown Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 99-29
Abstract

George Brown was police chief of Virginia City, Nevada in 1880. Statement to the City Clerk of Virginia City from George Brown, turning over his salary for October and November, 1880, to J.C. Hampton and Company.

Dates: November 24, 1880

Thelma E. Calhoun Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-49
Abstract

Thelma E. Calhoun was a Nevadan and elected to both the Carson City Board of Supervisors and the City Council. Collection includes a resume; autobiography which includes sections on Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada, in the 1940s, and the Nevada State Museum. Material between 1967-1993.

Dates: 1967-1993

H. H. Chandler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC140
Abstract H. H. Chandler was a bookkeeper from Boston, Massachusetts who traveled from Boston to Virginia City, Nevada via Cape Horn on the steamer Champion in 1864. Collection contains first letter to "Sister Jane" [Newton], June 19, 1864, tells of Chandler's journey; his visits with Jane's husband, a mine superintendent and mining stock holder; fluctuations in mining stock prices; and descriptions of Virginia City. The second letter to Jane of Sept. 7, 1868 from Clan Alpine, Churchill County,...
Dates: 1864-1868

Ty Cobb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 97-30
Abstract

Ty Cobb papers consist of personal papers relating to him and his family, as well as his professional role as writer and editor at the Nevada State Journal, and its successor, the Reno Gazette-Journal. Cobb had a sports column “Inside Stuff” and later a column “Cobwebs” which he continued past retirement until his death in 1997. Material between 1881-1997.

Dates: 1881-1997

Deeds to Conwell property in Virginia City

 Collection
Identifier: NC249
Abstract

Quitclaim deeds for sale of Julia A. and W. A. Conwell's property in Virginia City, Nevada to T. [Timothy] Jones of Virginia City. The collection contains material from November 16, 1874 W. A. Conwell.

Dates: November 16, 1874

Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-20
Abstract Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyer in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada,...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Early days in Nevada collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC386
Abstract

Photocopies of a series of articles from the Chico enterprise (California) consisting of recollections of Nelson's years in Nevada with anecdotes concerning the social customs and political life of the era and his life as a miner, with sketches of journalists and political figures of Virginia City. Also included is a sketch of wheat ranching in northern California from 1860-1863 near Nelson.

Dates: 1928

Electors of the City of Virginia, Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 83-31
Abstract

Electors of the City of Virginia, Nevada contains lists of men registered to vote in elections of 1894, 1896, and 1898. Includes voters' signatures and date registering; probably compiled by the County Clerk.

Dates: 1894-1898

Footlight Press Printing Specimens

 Collection
Identifier: 83-20
Abstract

Samples of Footlight Press' work for Virginia City customers, including advertisements, invitations, calling cards, and tickets. Material from 1877-1878.

Dates: 1877-1878

Ghost town publisher

 Collection
Identifier: NC69
Abstract

Arma McCusker was part owner of the Nevada newspaper, the Virginia City news from 1949-1952. Contains story of the author's experiences as part owner of the Virginia City news, along with Aldo Perino and Milo Saling; also descriptions and history of Virginia City, Nevada.

Dates: undated

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Arambula, Bernardo 2
Canessa, Giobatto 2
De Quille, Dan, 1829-1898 2
Felton, C. N. (Charles Norton), 1832-1914 2
Freemasons 2
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Furman, John T. 2
Jones, Timothy (Of Virginia City, Nev.) 2
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 2
Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.) 2
Piper, John, 1830-1896 2
Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2
Adams, William 1
Admirable Books 1
Allen, Lemmuel 1
Alliance Insurance Company 1
American Women's Voluntary Services 1
Ames, Pelham W. (Pelham Warren), 1839- 1
Antipa family 1
Antipa, George 1
Antipa, Susan 1
Asher, Julius, 1847-1924 1
Baumann family 1
Bazilio, Loagier 1
Beegan, William 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Bockrath, Ann Maria 1
Bockrath, H. Henry 1
Bonney, John Harry 1
Bowers and Company 1
Bowers, L. S. (Lemuel Sanford), 1833-1868 1
Boyle, Emmet Derby 1
Boyle, Vida Margaret McClure, 1880-1972 1
Brower, Henry J. 1
Brown & Tassell Boots & Shoes Company 1
Brown, George (Police chief) 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Calhoun, James W., 1903- 1
Calhoun, Thelma E., 1913-1998 1
Centennial Methodist Church (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Champion (Ship : 1833-1871) 1
Chandler, H. H. 1
Charlatans (Musical group) 1
Clemens, Orion, 1825-1897 1
Cobb, Ty, 1915-1997 1
Cobb, Tyrus W. 1
Cobb, William, 1885-1973 1
Conwell, Julia A. 1
Conwell, W. A. 1
Cook family 1
Cooke (Family : 1894- : Cooke, Herman R., 1873-1952) 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1920-1994 1
Coryell, A. R. 1
Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901 1
Dann, Frederick P. 1
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Dohle, John 1
Duncan, William H. 1
Estudillo, Jose Ramon 1
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894 1
Fogarty, Denis 1
Footlight Press 1
Gardella, Joe (Giuseppe) 1
Globe Insurance Company 1
Godbe, William S. (William Samuel), 1833-1902 1
Goodwin, Alice Maynard 1
Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll), 1832-1917 1
Goodwin, James T., 1878-1927 1
Gould and Curry Mining Company 1
Gracey, Robert 1
Gray, Leslie Burns 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
Hardy and Kennedy (Forest Hill, Calif.) 1
Hastings, L. B. 1
Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC 1
Holman, Heber 1
Illinois Mill (Dayton, Nev.) 1
Immel, Ray Keeslar, 1885- 1
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Nevada Lodge No. 7 (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
International Hotel 1
J.C. Hampton (firm) 1
Jewett family 1
Jewett, Alonzo, 1836-1902 1
Jewett, Eleazer, 1799-1876 1
Jewett, Oscar, 1837-1913 1
John Dohle's Brewery 1
Jones, Elmina S. 1
Joseph Fredericks (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Joseph Fredericks Store 1
Kaminski, Amy 1
Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
Kitzmeyer, George E. 1
Koenig, Mark 1
Koenig, Roxana 1
Lake, Susanna R. 1
Levy, Leo S. 1
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