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Baumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1391
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

Belmont, Nevada Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-30
Overview Lot 2362.

Letter of September 16, 1877 to G. Nicholos on delivering cords of wood
Dates: September 17, 1877

Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC716
Overview The Bodie Wood and Lumber Company was organized by H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and others to acquire timber lands and water rights in Mono County, California, just south of Mono Lake. The collection include correspondence, financial accounts, and land related material.
Dates: 1873-1880

Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-20
Overview Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyor in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada, Washoe...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Duane L. Bliss, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-20
Abstract Duane Leroy Bliss, Jr. (1874-1938) was born in Carson City, Nevada, the son of prominent Lake Tahoe developer Duane L. Bliss. Materials consist of documents that pertain to companies with which Bliss was involved (Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, the Spanish Peak Lumber Company, Dunham, Carrigan, & Hayden Company, the California Pacific Trading Corporation, and the Post Street Investment Company). Also included are various personal receipts, loans given to individuals, and a...
Dates: 1909-1938

Federal Truck Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-12
Overview Federal Truck was a trucking company based out of central Nevada. Materials include correspondence, hauling receipts, and bank balance sheets that document a small portion of company operations from 1919-1922.
Dates: 1919-1922

Goldfield Improvement Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-20
Overview Incorporated in May 1920, Goldfield Improvement Association never became operative. Money subscribed was returned in the same year and no stock was ever issued. Collection includes corporation income tax returns and stockholder correspondence from 1923-1930.
Dates: 1923-1930

Groom Mining District Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-16
Overview Groom Mining District is located in Lincoln County, Nevada and produced lead and silver from the early 1870s to 1916, then again after World War II to 1950. Collection primarily consists of correspondence and includes deeds and other legal documents. Materials between 1873-1903.
Dates: 1873-1903

Nevada Consolidated Copper Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1376
Overview On November 7, 1904, the Boston & Nevada Copper Company and the White Pine Copper Company merged to form the Nevada Consolidated Copper Company. As copper mining grew, company towns such as Ruth and McGill were created to house workers and their families. Housing, services, and public facilities provided in McGill were under the control of the Kennecott Copper Company. The Kennecott Corporation, once the world’s leading copper producer, declined at the end of the 20th century because of...
Dates: 1905-1998

Nevada Press Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 93-47
Abstract Nevada Press Women (NPW) is an organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who receive remuneration for their work. Included are minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, clippings, officers' manual, convention materials, and files related to the publication of A Nevada historical miscellany. Material between 1970-2013.
Dates: 1970-2013

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