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Ellin Berlin Papers

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Identifier: 90-87
Overview Materials relating to the research and preparation of Berlin's novel Silver Platter, about her grandmother Louise Mackay, the wife of one of the Comstock's Bonanza Kings, John Mackay. Berlin conducted her research from approximately 1947 through the publication of the book in 1957. Includes research notes and correspondence; early drafts and proofs of the novel; originals and copies of 19th and early 20th century newspapers, pamphlets and ephemera, mainly from...
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1957

Herman D. Budelman Reelection Campaign Card

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Identifier: NC1311
Overview Herman D. Budelman served in the Nevada State Senate from January 1943 to November 1952. Collection contains one campaign card for Budelman's re-election to the Nevada State Senate from Nye County.
Dates: circa 1948

Election Materials Collection

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Identifier: NC1110
Overview Collected by the Special Collections Department, the collection contains a variety of miscellaneous political ephemera, flyers, etc. distributed by individuals running for city, county, and national seats in Nevada and at the national level.
Dates: 1930-1998

Fallon Ice Company Sign

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Identifier: NC1332
Overview Fallon Ice Company was based in Fallon, Nevada and active in the community during the first half of the 20th century. Collection contains one sign from the company.
Dates: circa 1940

Mary Sue Ferrell University Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: AC 0517
Overview Mary Sue Ferrell graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1971 with a Bachelor's of Arts in History. Collection contains a Teenage Opportunity Program patch, a UNR Centennial lapel pin, and a blue UNR pin.
Dates: circa 1965-1971

Footlight Press Printing Specimens

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Identifier: 83-20
Overview Samples of Footlight Press' work for Virginia City customers, including advertisements, invitations, calling cards, and tickets. Material from 1877-1878.
Dates: 1877-1878

Milton D. Glick Collection

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Identifier: AC 0490
Abstract Dr. Milton D. Glick was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on July 30, 1937. He obtained his doctorate degree in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and married Peggy Porter in 1965. Dr. Glick joined the chemistry faculty at Wayne State University in Detroit, where he eventually became Chair of the Department of Chemistry and published 99 research articles. He served as dean of the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri in Columbia from 1983-88. The Milton D. Glick...
Dates: 2006-2012

Robert G. and Barbara Ann Harmon Collection on Lake Tahoe

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Identifier: 2017-70
Overview Robert G. Harmon was the grandson of J. E. and Edith Jewell and the nephew of Laura Brown. Collection contains materials collected by Robert Harmon between 1892 and circa 1965 about Lake Tahoe including Jewell Heights ephemera, an 1892 boat travel description of Lake Tahoe written by Laura Brown, an invitation from Kings Castle, and an advertisement for Mark Twain Camps, including materials from his grandmother, Edith Jewell who owned Jewell Heights, a resort at Bijou, Lake Tahoe, California....
Dates: 1892-circa 1965

Harold's Club Collection

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Identifier: NC1334
Overview Harold's Club was founded by Harold Smith in 1935 and was best known for its nationwide advertising campaign "Harold's Club or Bust." Collection contains ephemera relating to the casino from 1963 to 1985.
Dates: circa 1963-1985

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Dayton, Nevada, Lodge No. 5 Records

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Identifier: 88-30
Overview The Dayton Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) was established on June 2, 1863 and was a branch of a national social and benevolence organization. The first lodge in Nevada Territory was organized at Gold Hill in April 1862; the Dayton Lodge was the fifth one in the territory. The collection includes correspondence, generally about members' benefits membership applications, rolls, and lists of members expelled, rejected, or deceased (including Daughters of Rebekah);...
Dates: 1863-1936