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Cooke Family Papers

Identifier: 2013-20
Abstract Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyer 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,...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Friends of Pyramid Lake Records

Identifier: 94-54
Abstract "Friends of Pyramid" was a Nevada non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to support and work in concert with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to protect and preserve the unique resources of Pyramid Lake and its environs. Included are minutes, agendas, correspondence, position papers, membership rolls, special events files, articles about Pyramid Lake, correspondence with other environmental organizations, subject files, and clippings. Dates range from 1968-1997 with the majority of...
Dates: 1968-1997; Majority of material found within 1982-1997

John A. Fulton Papers

Identifier: 86-04

John A. Fulton was a mining engineer and director of the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes papers and speeches presented by Fulton, chiefly on mining in Nevada and Grass Valley, California; correspondence on mining matters; and microfilm of a scrapbook.

Dates: 1878-1936

Charles Carroll Goodwin Papers

Identifier: 85-06

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.

Dates: 1857-1924

Joseph F. McDonald Papers

Identifier: NC429

Joseph F. McDonald (1891-1971) was a Nevada newspaperman, editor and publisher of the Nevada State Journal, 1939-1956; president of Reno Newspapers Incorporated; and president of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association. The collection contains personal papers, 1911-1970; material related to Reno newspapers, 1928-1963; and records and related material of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association, 1957-1968.

Dates: 1870-1980

Nevada Press Women Records

Identifier: 93-47

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

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

Identifier: NC392
Abstract Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa...
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964

Marjorie Sill Papers

Identifier: 2017-31
Abstract Marjorie L. Sill (1923-2016) was a Reno local and noted environmental activist for the Eastern Sierra and Great Basin regions through involvement with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club and other regional and national organizations. The collection comprises materials related to her activism, organizational involvement, and a small amount of materials from her career as a high school teacher. It includes memos, publications, photographs, correspondence, government press releases and...
Dates: 1940-2015

Utica Bullion Mining Company Records

Identifier: 98-32
Abstract Utica Bullion Mining Company was a gold mining and milling company located in Humboldt County, Nevada. The Company's manager was Samuel Campbell of Oneida County, New York; the Nevada agent was Walter Schmidt. Schmidt also managed the corporation's Desert Crystal Salt Company operations at White Plains, Churchill County, Nevada. The collection includes extensive correspondence between Walter Schmidt and Samuel Campbell, providing reports of mining and milling operations at the Utica Bullion...
Dates: 1864-1911

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Water in the Balance Forum (Reno, Nev. : 1987) 1
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