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Land patent

 Collection
Identifier: NC209
Abstract

Patent to mining property in Virginia City includes a description of the property's location and conditions of the grant. The collection contains material from July 28, 1883 created by J. B. Overton.

Dates: July 28, 1883

Leo S. Levy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC537
Abstract

World War II ration book and tokens; souvenir covers (envelopes) pertaining to Virginia City, Nevada; and a poster for the opening of the Comstock Station (gas station) in Virginia City.

Dates: 1943-1964

The life of Honorable Lem Allen, as told by himself

 Collection
Identifier: NC308
Abstract

Reminiscences describe Allen's early life before moving to Nevada; the death of his young children; haying and ranching in Churchill County, Nevada; election to public office beginning in 1867 with Justice of the Peace in Fallon; the Nevada legislature and politics; experiences with Nevada Indians, his journey to Nevada, and events in Virginia City, Nevada.

Dates: circa 1910

C. W. Lightner Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-56
Abstract

Letter from Lightner in Virginia City to W. H. Duncan in Austin, Nevada, discussing a job offer in Mexico and his conditions for accepting employment in the Reese River Mining District near Austin. The collection contains material from June 12, 1865 created by C. W. Lightner.

Dates: June 12, 1865

Marye Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 84-07
Abstract George T. Marye, Jr., 1846-1933 (wife Marie Alice Doyle Marye, 1870-1946), was U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1916, and a Nevada and California businessman. Daughter Helen Marye Thomas owned the S Bar S Ranch at Wadsworth, Nevada and was active in many civic organizations. Papers related to Helen Marye Thomas and her parents. Included are records related to her father's term as U.S. Ambassador to Russia and his businesses; the purchase, construction, and maintenance of the S Bar S Ranch; Thomas'...
Dates: 1814-1985; Majority of material found within 1916-1958

Masons on the mountain broadside

 Collection
Identifier: 92-07
Abstract

This broadside describes Virginia City, Nevada, and the Masonic organization in Virginia City; lists officers and members in Virginia City; and discusses Masonic activities and the lodge on September 9, 1875.

Dates: September 9, 1875

Methodist-Episcopal Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-39
Abstract

Register includes names of ministers, members, classes, and probationers, and records of marriages. First church in Virginia City, Nevada, organized in 1861. The church burned in 1875; the next year the rebuilt church was renamed Centennial Methodist Church.

Dates: 1872-1881

William C. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-06
Abstract

Includes material related to Miller's career and interests, particularly the history of Nevada Territory and the theater. Included are correspondence, Miller's thesis and dissertation, scripts of plays performed by the Reno Little Theater and Reno Dramatic Club, sheet music, a minute book/account ledger of stock holders of the Silver Star Mining District (Comstock Lode), and a poster for Topliffe's Theatre (earliest known Nevada imprint, 1862). Material between 1860-1976.

Dates: 1860-1976; 1860-1976

William Neely Letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC1095
Abstract

Letter to Neely's nephew written from Virginia City, Nevada describing ceremonies planned for Nevada's admission to statehood, difficult financial conditions, his employment as a miner, the weather, and advice to the nephew to stay at home.

Dates: 1864

Nevada Imprints Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 89-62
Abstract

Includes minutes of the Methodist Episcopal Church Missions, Nevada, 1887-1908 Nevada Immigration Bureau report, 1893-1894 reports from the Nevada governor, controller, Public Instruction Department, attorney general, secretary of state, and Centennial Commissioners (1877) and Virginia City Ordinances, 1868.

Dates: 1868-1908

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Arambula, Bernardo 2
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De Quille, Dan, 1829-1898 2
Felton, C. N. (Charles Norton), 1832-1914 2
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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
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Joseph Fredericks (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
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Kaminski, Amy 1
Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
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Koenig, Mark 1
Koenig, Roxana 1
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