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Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records

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Identifier: 2001-01
Overview Materials in this collection cover the domestic and international initiatives and projects of the Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies from its inception in 1960 until it's eventual closure in the early 2000s. In addition to materials relating to the institute, there is also information on its founders, particularly Richard Gordon Miller and his research on the fishes of the Antarctic and his other interests. Materials include correspondence, reports, news clips, agendas,...

Maya Miller Papers

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Identifier: 95-107
Abstract Materials cover the life and work of philanthropist, feminist, political activist, and one-time Nevada U. S. Senate candidate, Maya Miller from the years 1953-2003. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, news clips, agendas, bulletins, reports, and audio/visual resources with particular emphasis placed on Miller's position as Chairperson on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas-based community development corporation, Operation Life.

Pioneers of the Ponderosa

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Identifier: 89-74
Abstract Typescript manuscript recounting the history of the Washoe Valley south of Reno, Nevada, and the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including accounts of early settlers, miners, and businessmen. The collection contains material from 1971 created by Myra Sauer Ratay.

Myra Sauer Ratay Papers

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Identifier: 97-01
Abstract Research notes and photographs for Ratay's book, Pioneers of the ponderosa, how Washoe Valley rescued the Comstock.

Theodore Winters deeds

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Identifier: NC222
Abstract Deeds for property owned by Winters or adjacent to his ranch.,Persons involved in the land transactions include Mrs. L. S. (Eilley Orrum) Bowers, Myron C. Lake, Jane Lake, A. K. Lamb and Charles P. Polhemus. Also included are memorandum of agreement, correspondence, and disposition regarding the Mexican Gold and Silver Mine and Ophir Gold and Silver Mining Co. Photographs consist of family portraits.