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Author Beverly Brown Butler was a Genoa, Nevada, resident and owner of the home built by the Dondero Brothers. Contains research on brothers Joseph and John B. Dondero. The author used census, county, and court records to trace their activities and movements; traces later ownership of the Dondero house; and collected oral histories about the home (1997).
Founded as Mormon Station in 1851, Genoa, Nevada was the first permanent settlement in what would become the state of Nevada. In 1951, the town celebrated its centennial and created promotional material to do so. The collection contains one envelope created by the Genoa Town Board to promote the town's 100th anniversary.
Primarily, legal documents such as deeds and probate cases; and accounts of the earliest non-indigenous settlers in Nevada, specifically the Motts, Fettics, and Brockliss'. Miscellaneous materials include report card and diploma from Mottsville schools, newspaper clippings, genealogical worksheets, Nevada centennial programs, an autograph album, and scrapbook of 19th and 20th century advertising art. Created by Beatrice Fettic Jones from 1859-1964.
Inventory of furnishing donated to Mormon Station State Park, the first permanent non-Indian settlement in Nevada.
- Subject: Genoa (Nev.) X
- Genoa (Nev.) 4
- Carson River Valley (Nev.) 1
- Envelopes (Stationery) -- Specimens 1
- Fort Churchill (Nev.) 1
- Genoa (Nev.) -- Biography 1
- Genoa (Nev.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc 1
- Genoa (Nev.) -- History 1
- Indians of North America -- Treaties 1
- Mottsville (Nev.) 1
- Nevada -- History 1
- Prisoners -- Nevada -- Genoa 1
- Ranch life -- Nevada 1
- Vigilance committees -- Nevada 1
- Water use -- Nevada 1
- Women -- West (U.S.) 1 ∧ less
- Adams, John Quincy, 1832-1910 1
- Adams, Rufus, 1828-1876 1
- Brockliss family 1
- Butler, Beverly Brown 1
- Dondero House (Genoa, Nev. History) 1