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Overview Materials relating to the research and preparation of Berlin's novel Silver Platter, about her grandmother Louise Mackay, the wife of one of the Comstock's Bonanza Kings, John Mackay. Berlin conducted her research from approximately 1947 through the publication of the book in 1957. Includes research notes and correspondence; early drafts and proofs of the novel; originals and copies of 19th and early 20th century newspapers, pamphlets and ephemera, mainly from...
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1957
Overview Herman D. Budelman served in the Nevada State Senate from January 1943 to November 1952. Collection contains one campaign card for Budelman's re-election to the Nevada State Senate from Nye County.
Dates: circa 1948
Overview Fallon Ice Company was based in Fallon, Nevada and active in the community during the first half of the 20th century. Collection contains one sign from the company.
Dates: circa 1940
Overview Samples of Footlight Press' work for Virginia City customers, including advertisements, invitations, calling cards, and tickets. Material from 1877-1878.
Overview Harold's Club was founded by Harold Smith in 1935 and was best known for its nationwide advertising campaign "Harold's Club or Bust." Collection contains ephemera relating to the casino from 1963 to 1985.
Dates: circa 1963-1985
Overview The World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), held its 69th annual convention in Reno, Nevada, August 17-21, 2011. Also known as Renovation, the convention celebrates science fiction and fantasy writing and its portrayal in film and television. Collection contains memorabilia, postcards, and other ephemeral information collected at the 69th World Science Fiction Convention.
Overview The Riverside Hotel was originally construction by Myron Lake in 1870. Collection contains an assortment of ephemeral material about the Riverside Hotel from 1978 to 1986.
Dates: circa 1978-1986