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Ellin Berlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-87
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1957

Herman D. Budelman Reelection Campaign Card

 Collection
Identifier: NC1311
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: NC1110
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: NC1332
Abstract

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

Footlight Press Printing Specimens

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Identifier: 83-20
Abstract

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

Dates: 1877-1878

Robert G. and Barbara Ann Harmon Collection on Lake Tahoe

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Identifier: 2017-70
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1892-circa 1965

Harold's Club Collection

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Identifier: NC1334
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: 88-30
Abstract 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

Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-17
Abstract

Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. The collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.

Dates: 1978-1995

Nevada LGBT Archive Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1316
Abstract

Began December 2015 as a non-profit as a statewide repository of artifacts & ephemera pertaining to the LGBT population in Nevada. Collection highlights northern Nevada resources available to LGBT community and the events held by/for them, and for the LGBT community in Nevada. Collection materials include brochures, posters, newspaper articles, and banners created between 1965 and 2018.

Dates: 1965-2018

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