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Cooke Family Papers

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Identifier: 2013-20
Abstract Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyer in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada,...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Sparks Historic Preservation Papers

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Identifier: 93-12
Abstract Lenore Marie Kosso was formerly a manuscript curator at the Special Collections Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Field notes and photographs of historic structures in Sparks, Nevada, compiled for a class in historic preservation at the University of Nevada, Reno. Included are notes about the Southern Pacific Railroad depot, New Hope Covenant Church and neighboring house, Sparks Guest House, four residences, and a commercial building occupied by Harry's Business Machines, Inc....
Dates: 1983

Historic Preservation Papers

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Identifier: NC1214
Abstract

Materials collected by Brodhead while on the Review Committee. The collection includes Nevada nominations for the National Register of Historic Places Inventory, Nevada state historic preservation plans, news releases and newsletters of the Nevada State Park System, correspondence, and printed material about the National Register.

Dates: 1970-1978

Nevada comprehensive preservation plan

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Identifier: 90-35
Abstract

Comprehensive state-wide plan for historic preservation of cultural resources includes the following sub-units: land usage; transportation and communication; commerce and industry; government and politics; the people; social organizations and movements; and literature, arts and journalism.

Dates: 1989

Nevada Historic Preservation Papers

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Identifier: 89-18
Abstract Professor James Hulse was a professor of history at the University of Nevada, Reno and member of the State Advisory Board for Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Included are minutes, reports, and financial statements of the State Advisory Board; correspondence from the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer; economic development plan for Mineral County, Nevada; and the following reports: "Neon in Nevada," "An architectural and historical survey of downtown McGill, White Pine County,...
Dates: 1964-1990; Majority of material found within 1984-1990

Edward S. Parsons Architectural Drawings

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Identifier: NAA3
Abstract Edward Shier Parsons graduated in architecture studies. Contains architectural drawings include those for residences, schools, churches, the Nevada State Hospital, and Fire stations. Drawings for the following historic restoration projects are also included: Lake Mansion, Reno Bower's Mansion, Washoe Valley Driggs House and Piper's Opera House, Virginia City Berlin Mill, Berlin, Nevada Nevada State Capitol building, Carson City Douglas County Court House and Morrill Hall, University of...
Dates: 1939-1982

Washoe Heritage Council Records

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Identifier: 93-04
Abstract The Washoe Heritage Council was founded in 1980 and reorganized as Nevada Heritage in 1987. Its purpose was to promote the preservation and interpretation of the cultural and architectural resources in Nevada. Records of Nevada Heritage and its predecessor, Washoe Heritage Council, includes minutes, text of grant proposals for funding a preservation handbook and workshops, draft preservation legislation, articles of incorporation, correspondence, membership roster, and newsletters. Material...
Dates: 1980-1988

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