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Belonging: Wiseman, Woolverton, Griswold, Angel [family history]

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Identifier: 91-40
Abstract Helen Angel Fullenwider was a California researcher who researched their ancestors in 1991. Genealogical history of four families from colonial American times to the present. These families settled in Elko County, Nevada, beginning in 1859.
Dates: 1991

Belvidere Mining Company correspondence

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Identifier: NC323
Abstract Progress reports from Holmes to Van Dyck Hubbard report on progress in sinking a shaft, assays of the ore, and machinery in use.
Dates: December 25, 1879-February 27, 1880

D. A. Bender and William J. Westerfield Correspondence

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Identifier: 90-14
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.
Dates: 1873

The Bender Family: One Hundred Years of Influence in Reno's Commercial Fields

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Identifier: NC595
Abstract Student paper on the history of the Bender family in Nevada and California with emphasis on their business interests. The collection contains material from 1974 created by Patricia Bagley.
Dates: 1974

Henry F. Bennett Papers

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Identifier: 85-02
Abstract Material relates to real estate transactions, mainly ranch and agricultural lands in Nevada and California, created by Henry F. Bennett between 1940s-1950s.
Dates: 1940-1975

Kay Bennett Papers

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Identifier: 96-16
Abstract Kay M. Bennett was a member of the Carson City, Nevada Board of Supervisors, trustee of the Carson Tahoe Hospital Board, member of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, vice chair of the Regional Transportation Commission, member of many civic boards and commissions, and a registered operating room nurse. Included are campaign materials, biographical statement, and campaign t-shirts for Bennett's 1990 campaign for Nev. State Assembly District 40 (unsuccessful) and 1992 campaign for the Carson...
Dates: 1988-1996

Marie L. Bennett Autograph Album

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Identifier: NC1006
Abstract Child's autograph album signed by her friends in San Francisco, California; and Carson City and Virginia City, Nevada. Includes verses, signatures, and dates; also a newspaper clipping announcing the January, 1879 marriage of Marie's mother to Samuel Ripley.
Dates: 1877-1879

Shelley Berkley campaign ephemera

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Identifier: 93-36
Abstract Shelley Berkley was a Nevadan who was elected to the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada. Includes campaign flyers and stickers for Berkley's 1982 and 1991 political campaigns for election to the University of Nevada System, Board of Regents.
Dates: 1982, 1991

Ellin Berlin correspondence

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Identifier: 90-88
Abstract Three letters with covers written to Caroline Wenzel who lived in Sacramento, California, as Berlin was completing the writing and publication of her novel, Silver Platter, based on the life of her grandmother, Louise Hungerford Mackay. The collection contains material from 1956-1957 created by Ellin Berlin.
Dates: 1956-1957

Ellin Berlin Papers

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Identifier: 90-87
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

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Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 5
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Caples, Robert Cole 5
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 5
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Gould and Curry Mining Company 5
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Lake Tahoe Area Council 5
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