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Robert and Blanche Bryant Papers

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Identifier: NC1358
Overview Blanche Parker and Robert Bryant graduated from the University of Nevada in 1946 and 1949 respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University, Robert enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After training, he was deployed to Italy where he served during the last year of World War II. During this time, Blanche continued studying and also worked at the Herlong Army Depot in munitions. In 1946, while in her senior year, Blanche and Robert met. They were married on June 11, 1949, at Our Lady of the Snows...
Dates: 1939-1949

Betty Cole-Graham Papers

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Identifier: NC1338
Overview Betty Cole-Graham (1929-2015) was active in musical theater and the arts for nearly her entire life. She founded multiple acting companies in the Bay Area of California as well as South Lake Tahoe. She began collecting sheet music at the age of 10 and continued until her death in 2015. Collection contains sheet music collected by Betty Cole Graham during her life connected to musical theater and her love of music. Also includes scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, and programs for shows...
Dates: circa late-1940s-2000s

Cooke Family Papers

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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

Mahlon Fairchild Manuscript

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Identifier: 2010-33
Overview Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.
Dates: 1913; 1968

Len Harris Scrapbooks

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Identifier: NC689
Abstract Includes clippings, posters, sample ballots, and advertising handouts (balloons, ruler) for Harris' mayoral campaigns; birthday cards; and articles about Reno's growth and development, particularly through urban renewal.
Dates: 1955-1959

W. Edmund Hood Scrapbooks

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Identifier: NC1111
Abstract Scrapbooks of photos, postcards, and other souvenirs of vacations and cruises to the U.S., Europe, and around the world.
Dates: 1910-1946

Jean S. McElrath Papers

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Identifier: 97-16
Overview Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada writer. In 1965 she was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included in this collection are scrapbooks and loose clippings, 1943-1969, composed mostly of McElrath's published articles about Elko and Wells, Nevada; financial notebooks, 1943-1959,...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1943-1977

Carol Nabors Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

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Identifier: NC1355
Overview Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. Joanne Cutten de Longchamps was born in Los Angeles in 1923 and attended schools in Los Angeles and Paris where she studied painting and music, both of which she persued later in life. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.
Dates: 1943-1951