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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

Carlin, Nevada Business Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1418
Abstract

Carlin, Nevada is located in Elko County, Nevada. Major industries in and around Carlin are mining and ranching. The collection contains business receipts, payments, and one letter from individuals involved in business in and around Carlin, Nevada.

Dates: 1879

Carnelian Bay Water Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 86-01
Abstract

The Carnelian Bay Water Company was a public utility company located in Placer County, California at Lake Tahoe. The purpose of the comapny was to supply and distribute water in the Lake Tahoe area. The collection includes articles of incorporation, minutes of meetings, financial accounts, correspondence, stock ledger, and membership lists collected between 1929-1978.

Dates: 1929-1978

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. The collection include correspondence, hauling receipts, and bank balance sheets that document a small portion of company operations from 1919-1922.

Dates: 1919-1922

Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-01
Abstract Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
Dates: 1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

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Bliss, Duane L., Jr., 1874-1938 2
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Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 1
Baumann family 1
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park (Nev.) 1
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 1
Bliss family 1
Bliss, Duane L. 1
Bliss, Florence Dunham 1
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 1
Bodie Wood and Lumber Company 1
Bonner, Charles S. 1
Bunker, Harry S. 1
California State Automobile Association 1
California. Division of Highways 1
Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975 1
Caples, Robert Cole 1
Carnelian Bay Water Company 1
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971 1
Cook family 1
Cooke (Family : 1894- : Cooke, Herman R., 1873-1952) 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1920-1994 1
Federal Truck 1
Fife, James 1
Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies 1
Frei, Milt 1
Fulton, John Allen, 1878-1939 1
Goldfield Improvement Association 1
Gourley, Josette 1
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 1
Groom Southend Mining Company 1
Hanson, Ingvert 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Hart, Alan S. 1
Haynie, John W., 1836?-1897 1
Holabird-Kagin Americana 1
Hutchinson, W. H. (William Henry), 1910-1990 1
Johnston, Annie Bronn 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1
King, S. D. 1
Lahontan Audubon Society 1
Lake Tahoe Area Council 1
Lappin, Burt L. 1
Lappin, Dawn Y. 1
League to Save Lake Tahoe 1
Mackay School of Mines 1
Mackay, Clarence H. (Clarence Hungerford), 1874-1938 1
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961 1
Manfred, Frederick Feikema, 1912-1994 1
McDonald, Joseph F. 1
McDonald, Leola Lewis 1
McKay family 1
Miller, Maya 1
Miller, Richard Gordon, 1913-2010 1
Mono Lake Lumber Company 1
Moody, Lester 1
Nevada Consolidated Copper Company 1
Nevada Press Women 1
Nevada State Commission for the Preservation of Wild Horses 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
Palace Club (Reno, Nev.) 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Petricciani, John 1
Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Piper, John, 1830-1896 1
Pittman, Mimosa 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Pomin Family 1
Pomin, Dorothy 1
Pomin, Ernest John 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
Sierra Nevada Alliance 1
Sill, Marjorie Leite 1
Snedden, Lois 1
Southern Pacific Railroad Company 1
St. Thomas Aquinas Church (Reno, Nev.) 1
Stubbs, Joseph Edward, 1850-1914 1
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
Taylor, J. Golden 1
Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Company 1
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