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Overview The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.
Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929
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
Abstract Theater playbills advertising plays and musicals in Reno, Fallon, Carson City, and Virginia City, Nevada.,Theaters include the Reno Opera House, Munro's Hall, McKissick's Opera House, Piper's Opera House, the Carson Opera House, Majestic Theatre, and Granada Theatre. Also included are playbills for Fallon Community Players, Carson Community Players, and Education Opera House (Organization)
Abstract Edward Shier Parsons graduated in architecture studies. Contains architectural drawings include those for residences, schools, churches, the Nevada State Hospital, and Fire stations. Drawings for the following historic restoration projects are also included: Lake Mansion, Reno Bower's Mansion, Washoe Valley Driggs House and Piper's Opera House, Virginia City Berlin Mill, Berlin, Nevada Nevada State Capitol building, Carson City Douglas County Court House and Morrill Hall, University of...
Abstract Includes a selection of playbills and programs advertising plays and performances at the Opera House, and tickets for admission. The collection contains material from 1884-1903 created by Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.).
Dates: 1884-1903; undated
- Theater -- Nevada 2
- Virginia City (Nev.) 2
- American drama -- 20th century 1
- Architects -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Architecture 1
- Architecture -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Business correspondence 1
- Comstock Lode Mining District (Nev.) 1
- Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Nevada 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government 1
- Overland journeys to the Pacific 1
- Personal correspondence 1
- Photographs 1
- Playbills -- Nevada 1
- Theater -- Nevada -- 19th century 1 ∧ less