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A True Love Story

 Collection
Identifier: NC480
Abstract

Typescript account of the author's courtship in Lincoln County in 1889; presented by the author to the Daughters of Pioneers, 1936.

Dates: 1936

Bill for goods purchased

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Identifier: 89-79
Abstract

Bill for goods purchased from Hunt's Hygrade Store. The collection contains material from October 1, 1914 created by Hugh Brown.

Dates: October 1, 1914

Mildred Breedlove Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 92-47
Abstract

Mildred Breedlove was appointed Nevada poet laureate in 1957 and 1959 and was active in the Las Vegas Branch of National Pen Women. She organized the Nevada State Poetry Society in 1961. Included are correspondence, Breedlove's published and unpublished poetry, clippings, awards, certificates, photographs, scrapbook of published poems, and portrait painted in oils. Material between 1945-2000.

Dates: 1945-2000; Majority of material found within 1963-1991

Patricia D. Cafferata Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-69
Abstract

Largely contains material related to the public offices for which Cafferata has run and those to which she was elected, and papers related to her personal interests such as Doctors' Wives of Washoe County. Two issues evident in these papers are drunk driving legislation and hazardous waste disposal.

Dates: 1958-1998

George W. Cassidy Letter to C. C. (Billy) Cassidy

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Identifier: 89-66
Abstract

Letter to G. W.'s brother C. C. (Billy) Cassidy at Dutch Flat, California, regarding his travels; news of acquaintances; and about Bart Powell's sister, now in Austin, Nevada, who was banished from Missouri for the treasonable act of conveying "Rebel dispatches."

Dates: November 6, 1863

Gloria Griffen Cline Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1041
Abstract Gloria Griffen Cline (1929-1973) was a historian; professor of history at Sacramento State College, 1961-1966; and author of books and scholarly articles on Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company, early exploration of Nevada and the Great Basin of the western U.S., and fur trappers and traders. The collection includes diaries; legal papers; correspondence; Cline's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; research notes and manuscript drafts of Cline's two books, Exploring the Great Basin,...
Dates: 1912-1984

Court transcript

 Collection
Identifier: NC608
Abstract

Copy of District Court transcript of murder trial and confession of Millian who was accused of murdering prostitute Julia Bulette in Virginia City, Nevada. Includes charges, plea, testimony, and judgement.

Dates: 1867

P. Walter Davidson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-23
Abstract P. Walter Davidson was a part owner and developer of the Rio Tinto Copper Company at Mountain City, Elko County, Nevada; the mine later was known as the Mountain City Copper Company. The collection includes correspondence to and from Davidson, his wife Sadie, and S. F. Hunt, President of the Rio Tinto; Sadie's manuscript history/biography of the Nelson Ranch and Estella Bish Nelson; a pamphlet, Elko County and its vast mineral wealth, 1907; and newspaper clippings about mining, Mountain...
Dates: 1907; 1931-1939; Majority of material found within 1931-1939

Jack E. Davisson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-31
Abstract

Letters from Jack in Bishop to his soon-to-be bride in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1921, and a blank stock certificate for the Hercules Wonder Mining Company in Goldfield, Nevada, undated

Dates: 1921, undated

Harry Wilmot Drackert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 91-49
Abstract

Harry (1904-1990) and Joan Deeley (1914-1991) Drackert owned and operated the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch, the Donner Trails, Guest Ranch, the Silver Circle Guest Ranch, and Indian Territory, Inc. store). The collection consists of records and papers of the Drackert's three guest ranches and their store as well as papers of Harry Drackert's parents, Charles E. and Alice Richtmyer Drackert.

Dates: 1869-1994

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