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Savage Mining Company Correspondence

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Identifier: 2011-23
Overview The Savage Mining Company was a silver mine located in Virginia City, Nevada. Charles Bonner was a superintendent for the Company. Collection contains incoming correspondence mainly from the 1860s for the Savage Mining Company and is address to superintendent Charles Bonner.

Anthony Shafton Research Papers

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Identifier: 2017-83
Overview Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.

Southern Pacific Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC910
Abstract Includes train orders for some Nevada trains, 1896-1958; correspondence, 1892-1958; and time tables, 1914-1925. Of note in the orders are communiques regarding President Harding's funeral train and security precautions in World War II; and in the correspondence, the specifications for maximum railroad car sizes, instructions for transport of army personnel in World War II, and land grants and government financing of the Central Pacific Railroad during construction through Nevada.

The Story of District IX

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Identifier: 83-22
Overview History of early roads and highways in District IX of the California Division of Highways, which covers Inyo, Mono, and eastern Kern Counties

Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Correspondence

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Identifier: NC165
Abstract Bulletins and notices issued by the company providing instructions for operations and news of other Nevada railroad lines; invoices, damage claims, freight orders, and correspondence from other companies; and the decision from a Nevada District Court case allowing abandonment of the line.

A. W. Von Schmidt Letter to D. L. Bliss

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Identifier: 2011-26
Overview A. W. (Alexis Waldemar) Von Schmidt worked as a stateline surveyor and also was employed by James Lick, of observatory fame, to find a suitable location for his observatory around Lake Tahoe. The collection contains one letter written by Von Schmidt to D. L. Bliss regarding purchasing land owned by Bliss for the observatory.

Delbert E. Wylder Correspondence

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Identifier: 94-31
Abstract Included is correspondence concerning the Western Literature Association (U.S.) and the publication of the journal, Western American literature.

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University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 16
University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 1
 
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Bliss, Duane L., Jr. 2
Democratic Party (Nev.) 2
Sawyer, Grant 2
Bible, Alan 1
Bliss family 1
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Bliss, Duane L. 1
Bliss, Florence Dunham 1
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 1
Bodie Wood and Lumber Company 1
Bonner, Charles 1
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd 1
California. Division of Highways 1
Caples, Robert Cole 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 1
Cook family 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A. 1
Federal Truck 1
Fife, James 1
Goldfield Improvement Association 1
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 1
Groom Southend Mining Company 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) 1
Hart, Alan S. 1
Haynie, J. W. (John W.) 1
Holabird-Kagin Americana 1
Hutchinson, W. H. (William Henry) 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1
King, S. D. 1
Manfred, Frederick Feikema 1
McCarran, Pat 1
Mono Lake Lumber Company 1
Moody, Lester 1
Nevada Press Women 1
Nevada State University. Board of Regents 1
Osborne, J. B. (Jonas Brown), 1831-1913 1
Osborne, T. J. (Thomas James), 1860-1918 1
Pearson, Drew 1
Pittman, Key 1
Pittman, Mimosa 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery 1
Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.) 1
Roberts, C. N. 1
Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 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
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
Wylder, Delbert E. 1
Yerington, Henry M. 1
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