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Abstract Bender's letter of June 30 to William J. Westerfield, V&TRR agent for the Virginia City, Nevada station, and later Nevada State Senator, asks about a shipment of coal and a missing cord of wood and comments on a horrible disaster in Virginia City. Westerfield's response of July 1 on the verso accounts for the wood and coal, provides details of the June 29th explosion and fire and their cause, and tells of a recent shooting in town.
Abstract Letter of complaint from Bousfield in Virginia City to William Sharon about H. M. Yerington's attempts to encourage others to enter the milk-supplying business.
Abstract Diaries relating to Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and the...
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)
Abstract Includes maps, deeds, agreements, receipts for wood, and accounts of wood, chiefly dealing with a wood drive to Empire and Dayton, Nevada, in 1876. Most of the documents were signed by H. M. Yerington. The participating companies were Nevada Flume Company, El Dorado Flume Company, Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, and Stadtmuller and Company. The areas involved included Corrall Creek and Poison Valley in Alpine County, California, and Long Valley, Nevada.
Abstract Includes Sampson's reminiscences of his military career, Margaret Ryan Sampson's diary of a trip to Calgary, Canada (1964), a biography of Max C. Fleischmann, a W.P.A. history of the Nevada Episcopal Church, Robert A. Allen's report on the V & T, and legal papers from the Interstate Commerce Commission's hearings on the abandonment of the V & T.
Abstract Letters and affidavits to H. M. Yerington from Frederick W. Sharon, J. O. Martin, and Francis G. Newlands, trustees of the estate of William Sharon, regarding the re-issuance of stock certificates lost in the fire following the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Companies involved include the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, Inyo Development Company, Southern Development Company, and El Dorado Wood and Flume Company.
Abstract Student paper briefly discusses organizational history of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, method by which construction was financed, names of stockholders and amount of their stock, and amount of dividends paid.
Abstract Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, operating and personnel records, maps, schedules, and other records reflecting all phases of the railroad's operations.
Abstract Collection of two reports and background research materials. The reports are: 1) On the margins of Washoe Canyon: Archaeological data recovery at four sites in the vicinity of Washoe Canyon, Washoe County, Nevada (1998); and 2) Rails through the canyon: mitigation of the Washoe Canyon segment of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Washoe County, Nevada (2000).
- Railroads -- Nevada 2
- Virginia City (Nev.) 2
- American drama -- 20th century 1
- Archaeological surveying -- Nevada -- Washoe County 1
- Boxing -- Nevada 1
- Business enterprises -- Nevada 1
- Como sentinel 1
- Comstock Lode Mining District (Nev.) 1
- Corrall Creek (Calif.) 1
- Dairy products -- Marketing -- Nevada 1
- Flumes 1
- Gold Hill (Nev.) 1
- Journalism -- Nevada 1
- Journalists -- Nevada 1
- Logging -- California 1
- Logging -- Nevada 1
- Long Valley (Nev.) 1
- Lyon County sentinel 1
- Mines and mineral resources -- California 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government 1
- Overland journeys to the Pacific 1
- Poison Valley (Alpine County, Calif.) 1
- Ranches -- California 1
- Stockholders -- Nevada 1
- Theater -- Nevada -- 19th century 1
- Transportation -- Nevada 1
- Washoe County (Nev.) 1 ∧ less