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Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records

Identifier: 2001-01
Abstract Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
Dates: 1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

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

J. W. Haynie Papers

Identifier: NC999
Abstract The J. W. Haynie and Company records contain documents clearly pertaining to the company and cover the period from 1860-1884. Material is original, hand written and also typed and copied. The contents reflect the operations of the company including land documents, financial documents, and a plat map. Personal papers include mining claims in Mono County, California; correspondence to H. M. Yerington about them; tax statements; and military documents. The collection includes land transfer...
Dates: 1860-1884

History and Genealogy of Michael Huffaker and His descendants in America

Identifier: NC361

The Huffaker Family lived in and around Washoe County and Carson City, Nevada. The collection includes one microfilm reel containing information on Granville W. Huffaker, an early settler in Washoe County and on Anthony Huffaker, a Carson City physician.

Dates: undated

Lemmon Valley Comprehensive Plan, Phase I: Inventory and Analysis

Identifier: 95-42

Lemmon Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. Collection includes comprehensive planning document from 1974 contains information on the physical characteristics of Lemmon Valley; population; housing; economic analysis; land use; transportation; and interim growth and development plan.

Dates: 1974

P. N. Marker Records

Identifier: NC1185

P. N. Marker was owner of a flume which transported lumber from Mt. Rose to Washoe City and Pleasant Valley, Nevada. Included is a location notice filed by Marker and Christian Bastian for the Marker and Bastian's Lower Extension Flume from Mt. Rose to Washoe City and Pleasant Valley, with plat map of the extension flume and its connections with Galena Creek and the Brown and Eagen Flume; and bill of sale for food and sundries by Marker to Robert Pitchur, between 1875-1876.

Dates: 1875-1876

Vote for W.W. (Tex) Maynard poster

Identifier: 98-27

Campaign poster for Tex Maynard, a democratic candidate, for Washoe County commissioner, Sparks district.

Dates: 19-

Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera

Identifier: 2016-17

Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. The collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.

Dates: 1978-1995


Identifier: NC347

Copy of mortgage for 10,000 Pounds Sterling obtained by the company from Edmund Lynch Nugent, Henry Kimber, and George Nelson Strawbridge, secured by land, mines, buildings, and water rights in Washoe County. The mortgage describes the location of those properties and conditions for repayment.

Dates: March 29, 1870

Peace meeting [notice]

Identifier: NC172

Agreement to cease hostilities between citizens of Plumas County, California and Roop County, Nevada Territory (now part of Washoe County) over jurisdiction of the two areas and to allow the governors of the two states to settle the difficulties peaceably.

Dates: February 16, 1863

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