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Thelma E. Calhoun Papers

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Identifier: 93-49
Abstract

Thelma E. Calhoun was a Nevadan and elected to both the Carson City Board of Supervisors and the City Council. Collection includes a resume; autobiography which includes sections on Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada, in the 1940s, and the Nevada State Museum. Material between 1967-1993.

Dates: 1967-1993

Ty Cobb Papers

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Identifier: 97-30
Abstract

Ty Cobb papers consist of personal papers relating to him and his family, as well as his professional role as writer and editor at the Nevada State Journal, and its successor, the Reno Gazette-Journal. Cobb had a sports column “Inside Stuff” and later a column “Cobwebs” which he continued past retirement until his death in 1997. Material between 1881-1997.

Dates: 1881-1997

Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0659
Abstract

The Department of Journalism officially became the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism on September 14, 1984. These records include materials about the establishment of the new school including bylaws, correspondence, curriculum materials, and information about deans, faculty, and benefactors. Planning and promotional materials for events sponsored by the Reynolds School are also included.

Dates: 1965-2017

Helen M. Dunn Reminiscence

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Identifier: 96-10
Abstract

Helen M. Dunn was a Reno, Nevada teacher who grew up in Goldfield. The author recounts memories of her childhood, playtime, and school activities; descriptions of Goldfield, Nevada, and the University of Nevada, Reno; and recollections of her teaching career, including teaching years at Billinghurst Junior High School in Reno, Nevada (1900-1999).

Dates: 19--

Margaret Douglass Gould Papers

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Identifier: NC380
Abstract

Account ledgers of William E. Gould, 1879-1881; biographical sketches of members of the Gould and Hymers families who came west from Maine in 1869 and settled in Reno in 1876; and brief biography of Prudence Ermina Hymers Gould of Reno. Mention of the Gould Dairy business is made in both the family history and Prudence Gould biography.

Dates: 1879-1881, 1964-1968

Vera May Haviland Biographical Sketch

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Identifier: AC 0493
Abstract

Vera May Haviland (1903-1965) was born in Winnemucca, Nevada to Carl and Lillian Haviland. Haviland graduated from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor's degree in education in 1926. The collection consists of a 15-page biography about her written in 2011 by her grandson, Kevin Allec, and a DVD of the silent movie, "The Winning of Barbara Worth", filmed in Winnemucca and photographed by Haviland.

Dates: 2011

Ellen Riordan Holcher Biographical Sketch

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Identifier: 93-23
Abstract

Biographical sketch of Ellen Riordan Holcher (wife of August Holcher) who grew up on her family's ranch near Jiggs, Nevada, and who with her husband, ranched near Lovelock, Nevada. Sketch from 1991.

Dates: 1991

Home means Nevada: the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada

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Identifier: 94-09
Abstract Edna Burke Patterson was a member of the State Central Republican Committee and the Nevada State Board of Education, on which she served as the first woman president. In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society. Dated...
Dates: 1992

Glenn D. Lewis Papers

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Identifier: AC 0217
Abstract Glenn D. Lewis received his doctor of education degree in 1979, from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. His dissertation was Physical Education Leaders at the University of Nevada-Reno: Eight Biographies, and presents historical and biographical data on the individuals who served as heads of the Physical Education department, 1913-1975, and who influenced the physical education curriculum and the development of the facilities on the Reno campus. The collection contains materials Lewis...
Dates: 1912-1979

Looking Backwards

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Identifier: 97-22
Abstract

Lela Halsell Hempton's memoirs reveal her life as a child on a family farm in southwest Missouri; the family's move to Columbia, near Goldfield, Nevada, in 1904; childhood on the Nevada frontier; education, early teaching career in rural Nevada schools, and married life. Material from 1975.

Dates: 1975

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Bray, Mildred, 1892- 1
Broten, George A. 1
Calhoun, James W., 1903- 1
Calhoun, Thelma E., 1913-1998 1
Carter, Ida 1
Clapp, Hannah Keziah, 1824-1908 1
Clark, Marie Mountain, 1915- 1
Cobb, Ty, 1915-1997 1
Cobb, Tyrus W. 1
Cobb, William, 1885-1973 1
Cochran, Jacqueline 1
Courtright, Raymond O. 1
Cox, Don 1
Crane, Mardo 1
Davis, Marjorie Laverne 1
Davis, Nellie Verrill Mighels 1
Dick, Kent 1
Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism 1
Dorsey, John McComas 1
Dunn, Helen M. 1
Eby, Dorothy Rasovec 1
Eggleston, Madelyn Taylor 1
Fulkerson, Mary Lee, 1936- 1
Gee, Margaret (Pilot) 1
Gerhardt, Margaret 1
Gieseking, Lola King 1
Gleason, Martha Fredericks, 1874- 1
Gottschalk, Eleanor 1
Gottschalk, George, 1909-1996 1
Gottschalk, Gertrude 1
Gould Creamery 1
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Gould, Margaret Douglass 1
Gould, Prudence Ermina Hymers, 1867- 1
Gould, William Ellsworth 1
Gustavson, Fran Dias 1
Hailey, Lois Brooks 1
Harvey, Maxine 1
Haviland, Vera May, 1903-1965 1
Hempton, Lela Halsell 1
Highton, Jake 1
Hill, Madelon Burcham 1
Hindmarsh family 1
Hohn, Hazel 1
Holcher, Ellen Riordan 1
Howe, Mae 1
Hulse, James W. 1
Jenkins, Jeanette 1
Jones, Ruth Craig 1
Jordan, Geraldine Hardman 1
Laughter, Robert J. 1
Lawlor, Glenn Joseph 1
Laxalt, Robert, 1923-2001 1
Lewis, Glenn D. 1
Lilly, Luella J. 1
Loper, R. Keith 1
Martie, John E. 1
McCart, Jean 1
McCormick, James C. (James Calvin), 1936- 1
McGee, William E., 1917-2003 1
Melton, Rollan 1
Minden Inn (Minden, Nev.) 1
Moore, Joy Merritt 1
Moses, Beverly 1
Moura, Virginia 1
Munley, Elizabeth 1
National Wildlife Federation 1
Nevada Humanities Committee 1
Nevada Judicial Historical Society 1
Nevada State Museum 1
Nevada Turkey Growers' Association 1
Nevada. Supreme Court 1
Northeastern Nevada Historical Society 1
Noteware, Chauncy N. 1
O'Hare, Margaret McNally, 1848-1939 1
Ohm, Doris Klein 1
Osborn, Blanche 1
Patterson family 1
Patterson, Edna B. 1
Patterson, John Malcolm, 1898-1982 1
Patterson, Webster Samuel 1
Raffetto, Bertha, 1885-1952 1
Reno Gazette-Journal 1
Reno Sky Ranch (Airfield : Reno, Nev.) 1
Riordan, James, 1870-1960 1
Riordan, Jeannette O'Hare, 1874-1965 1
Rowe, Elaine (Pilot) 1
Russell, Ruth I. 1
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