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Letters from A. C. Williams to Leonora Kennedy

Identifier: 2017-46

Albert C. Williams was born in Nevada in 1883 and lived in Austin and Tonopah, Nevada. In 1904 he worked for the Nevada Central Railroad train station, which ran from Austin to Battle Mountain, Nevada and connected to the Southern Pacific. By September of the same year, he found a new job at a bank in Tonopah. The collection contains four letters from Williams to his cousin Leonora Kennedy who lived in Florin, California.

Dates: 1903-1904

Minutes of the Ancient Order of Hibernians

Identifier: NC37

Local branch of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, a national fraternal organization of men of Irish descent, organized in Austin on July 12, 1874. Contains minutes of meetings, including organizational meeting, include summary of business and names of members and officers.

Dates: 1874-1881

Austin Cemetery Association Records

Identifier: NC31

Austin Cemetery Association formed to provide water to the Austin, Nevada cemetery, and to buy, hold, and sell land for burial plots. Included are minutes of meetings, articles of incorporation, and bylaws from 1869-1910.

Dates: 1869-1910

Austin Meat Market Records

Identifier: NC26

The Austin Meat Market, established on November 1, 1908, was located in Austin, Nevada, and owned by John F. Murphy. The collection includes customers' accounts include lists of goods purchased and amounts owed and paid.

Dates: 1908-1914

Austin (Nevada Territory) City Surveyor Records

Identifier: NC234

The City Surveyor was the city official responsible for ascertaining property boundaries in the town of Austin in eastern Nevada. The collection includes Book "A" of Surveyor's records includes surveys by G. F. Allardt, City Surveyor, and S. T. Armstrong, Deputy Surveyor; city ordinance creating and defining the office; and tables establishing the official grades of city streets and alleys.

Dates: 1864 May 21-September 24

Duncan and Company Correspondence and receipts

Identifier: 95-59

Duncan and Company was a trading company from Austin, Nevada. Included are receipts for goods purchased by the company and a letter from John Duncan to William (Bill) Duncan discussing horse trading and the possibility of Howard and Sanchez starting a bank in Austin, Nevada. Dates range from 1864-1866.

Dates: 1864-1866

Early days in Nevada collection

Identifier: NC386

Photocopies of a series of articles from the Chico enterprise (California) consisting of recollections of Nelson's years in Nevada with anecdotes concerning the social customs and political life of the era and his life as a miner, with sketches of journalists and political figures of Virginia City. Also included is a sketch of wheat ranching in northern California from 1860-1863 near Nelson.

Dates: 1928


Identifier: 94-36

Indenture from Lewis Brady to William C. Harrington, selling lots 21-28 on Main Street, Austin, Nevada Territory on September 22, 1863.

Dates: September 22, 1863


Identifier: 94-37

Indenture from H.S. Howes to Orlando Jennings, selling lots in the town of Austin, Nevada Territory on July 1, 1864.

Dates: July 1, 1864

Nevada Company Records

Identifier: NC428
Abstract The Nevada Company was Nevada mining corporation organized in 1897; head office moved to New York 1942; company dissolved 1971. The company was largely owned by the Anson Phelps Stokes family which operated mining, transportation, and banking enterprises in Nevada and eastern California. Part of the company's property near Berlin, Nevada as purchased by the State for Ichthyosaur State Park. The collection includes minutes, articles of incorporation, bylaws, stock certificates, legal records,...
Dates: 1883-1971

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