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Essay on early life in Gold Hill

 Collection
Identifier: 90-28
Abstract

Autobiographical essay submitted to a contest describes the author's early life in Gold Hill and Comstock Lode regions. The collection contains material from 1952 created by Fitzgerald, L.

Dates: 1952

First Baptist Church of Reno Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1108
Abstract The First Baptist Church of Reno was established in Reno, Nevada in 1875 as a spin-off of an earlier congregation in Virginia City, Nevada. It was governed by a Board of Trustees; a number of societies and circles were organized for women, youth, and men. Reverand C. L. Fisher was the first minister; the Reverand Brewster Adams was one of the most prominent ministers (1910-1946) and civic leaders. The Church also established mission churches in Verdi, Nevada in 1896, and East Reno (Sparks,...
Dates: 1860-2003

Jean Ford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 89-19
Abstract Imogene Evelyn Young (Jean) Ford (1929-1998) served in the Nevada State Assembly (1972-19760 and in the Nevada State Senate from Clark County, District 3 (1977-1982). The collection includes clippings, correspondence, and political handouts for Mary L. Gojack's 1982 campaign for U.S. Congresswoman from Nevada, and 1988 Nevada campaigns for local and federal offices; and printed materials on the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, women's rights and legal status, age and sex...
Dates: 1970-1988

Maude Frazier collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1117
Abstract

Includes correspondence and a biographical checklist on Maude Frazier, Nevada politician and educator, and Glass' biographical sketch on Frazier as submitted to Notable American women.

Dates: 1978

The gathering of the clan; my forebears

 Collection
Identifier: NC326
Abstract

Primarily reminiscences of Mrs. Hewes' father, his friends and associates such as mine superintendent William Irwin and Nevada Senator William M. Stewart, and his business interests. Also included are memoirs of Clair's mother, Florence Evelyn Kingsley Waters Hofer, her family's overland journey to Placerville, California, Clair's childhood there and in Gold Hill, Nevada, and famous Nevada friends.

Dates: undated

The Gentry history: from Essex, England to the western United States

 Collection
Identifier: 91-10
Abstract

History of the family of Samuel and Elizabeth Davis Gentry, Mormons who immigrated from England to Utah in 1864 and whose descendents settled in parts of Utah and southern Nevada. The collection contains material from 1983 created by Lillian G. Barnum.

Dates: 1983

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

Gold mining in the desert of Nevada in the summer of 1940

 Collection
Identifier: 98-01
Abstract

Anna Margarethe Fredricksen were natives of Denmark who came to Nevada where Dagmar attended the University of Nevada. Anna's reminiscences describe the conditions under which she and her sister Dagmar mined in the Nevada desert (1940).

Dates: 1940

A biography of Marguerite H. Gosse who introduced the bill into the legislature that became the first Nevada state Nurse Practice Act, of 1923

 Collection
Identifier: 83-28
Abstract

Sketch of life of Marguerite H. Gosse, a member of the Nevada Assembly (1922-1924) and responsible for passage of legislation requiring examination and certification of graduate nurses. Material from 1960.

Dates: 1960

Essay about Selina Walker Hammond

 Collection
Identifier: 90-29
Abstract

Biographical essay about Selina Walker Hammond, 1841-1921, a Mormon who pioneered in the Eagle Valley of southern Nevada with her husband John.

Dates: 1952

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