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Nevada Ghost Towns Photograph Collection

Identifier: UNRS-P2015-04
Abstract S. Martin "Marty" Shelton served in the United States Naval Reserve and traveled throughout Nevada. His interest in the state's history led him to document the historic sites and ghost towns he saw during his visits. Over the course of about 20 years, he documented over 1,300 sites, producing slides and many black and white prints. Collection contains Shelton's photographs and slides of ghost towns and historic sites that accompany his unpublished book, A...
Dates: 1988-2001

Hugh A. Shamberger Papers

Identifier: NC1333

Hugh A. Shamberger (1990-1992) was an engineer for the State of Nevada from 1929 until his retirement from the Desert Research Institute in 1967. He wrote a series of book on mining history of Nevada. Collection contains research, notes, and photographs created and gathered by Hugh Shamberger for the publication of his book series called Historic Mining Camps of Nevada.

Dates: 1867 - 1989

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