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Baumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1391
Abstract

The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.

Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929

Belmont, Nevada Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-30
Abstract

Lot 2362.

Letter of September 16, 1877 to G. Nicholos on delivering cords of wood

Dates: September 17, 1877

Nevada State University. Board of Regents Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0176
Abstract The Board of Regents was established by the Nevada State Constitution in 1864, and the first Board was created in 1865. The Board is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. The original name of the organization was the University of Nevada System, which was established in 1968. The Board of Regents is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. The collection contains...
Dates: 1865-1905

Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC716
Abstract

The Bodie Wood and Lumber Company was organized by H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and others to acquire timber lands and water rights in Mono County, California, just south of Mono Lake. The collection include correspondence, financial accounts, and land related material.

Dates: 1873-1880

Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
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

Duane L. Bliss, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-20
Abstract Duane Leroy Bliss, Jr. (1874-1938) was born in Carson City, Nevada, the son of prominent Lake Tahoe developer Duane L. Bliss. Materials consist of documents that pertain to companies with which Bliss was involved (Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, the Spanish Peak Lumber Company, Dunham, Carrigan, & Hayden Company, the California Pacific Trading Corporation, and the Post Street Investment Company). Also included are various personal receipts, loans given to individuals, and...
Dates: 1909-1938

Federal Truck Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-12
Abstract

Federal Truck was a trucking company based out of central Nevada. Materials include correspondence, hauling receipts, and bank balance sheets that document a small portion of company operations from 1919-1922.

Dates: 1919-1922

Goldfield Improvement Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-20
Abstract

Incorporated in May 1920, Goldfield Improvement Association never became operative. Money subscribed was returned in the same year and no stock was ever issued. Collection includes corporation income tax returns and stockholder correspondence from 1923-1930.

Dates: 1923-1930

Groom Mining District Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-16
Abstract

Groom Mining District is located in Lincoln County, Nevada and produced lead and silver from the early 1870s to 1916, then again after World War II to 1950. Collection primarily consists of correspondence and includes deeds and other legal documents. Materials between 1873-1903.

Dates: 1873-1903

Joseph F. McDonald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC429
Abstract

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

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Bliss, Florence Dunham 1
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 1
Bodie Wood and Lumber Company 1
Bonner, Charles 1
Bunker, Harry S. 1
California State Automobile Association 1
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Caples, Robert Cole 1
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 1
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Federal Truck 1
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Goldfield Improvement Association 1
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Hart, Alan S. 1
Haynie, J. W. (John W.) 1
Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC 1
Holabird-Kagin Americana 1
Hutchinson, W. H. (William Henry), 1910-1990 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1
King, S. D. 1
Lake Tahoe Area Council 1
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961 1
Manfred, Frederick Feikema 1
McDonald, Joseph F. 1
McDonald, Leola Lewis 1
Mono Lake Lumber Company 1
Moody, Lester 1
Nevada Consolidated Copper Company 1
Nevada Press Women 1
Nevada State University. Board of Regents 1
Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association 1
Nevada. Board of Parole Commissioners 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Osborne, J. B. (Jonas Brown), 1831-1913 1
Osborne, T. J., 1860-1918 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Piper, John, 1830-1896 1
Pittman, Mimosa 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.) 1
Roberts, C. N. 1
Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves), 1880-1945 1
Shafton, Anthony 1
Sheahan, Patrick 1
Southern Pacific Railroad Company 1
Stubbs, Joseph Edward, 1850-1914 1
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
Taylor, J. Golden 1
Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Company 1
Truman, Harry S. 1
University of Nevada, Reno 1
Von Schmidt, A. W. (Alexis Waldemar), 1821-1906 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Westbrook, Max 1
Western Literature Association (U.S.) 1
Wheatly, William 1
Williams, Gary 1
Williams, Patricia 1
Wylder, Delbert E. 1
Yerington, Henry M. 1
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