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A Few Things I Remember

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Identifier: NC349
Abstract Mrs. Shellenberger describes her Mormon parents' emigration from England to Utah, father's work in pioneer Utah, childhood in a Mormon family, move to Lund and Preston, Nevada in about 1898 with a Mormon colonizing group, marriage to Walter Shellenberger in 1903, married life in the mining town of Ruth and in Ely, ranching in the Snake Valley, raising ten children, and involvement in Mormon church activities.,A brief genealogical chart is included.

A proclamation [providing for the admission of Nevada as one of the states of the Union]

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Identifier: NC106
Abstract Received copy, on letterhead of the California State Telegraph Office, of Nevada Governor Nye's certification that the accompanying proclamation was a true copy, and article by Joseph H. Hazleton "The assassination of President Lincoln."

Belonging: Wiseman, Woolverton, Griswold, Angel [family history]

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Identifier: 91-40
Abstract Genealogical history of four families from colonial American times to the present. These families settled in Elko County, Nevada, beginning in 1859.

Account book of Nelson Brobant

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Identifier: 2001-03
Abstract The volume includes entries from November 14, 1859 to February 4, 1860 for daily transactions made to repair tools for Comstock Lode miners.

Cherry Creek Reminiscences

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Identifier: 89-65
Abstract Frank's memories of Cherry Creek include early mining, events, people, law, religion, the Chinatown section, Indians, Cousin Jacks (English), fraternal lodges, schools, early automobiles, and the railroad.

Reminiscences of Andrew Comstock Dibble

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Identifier: NC713
Abstract Memories of Dibble, dictated to his son, about his travels from 1867-1935 across the U.S., working as a teamster for the U.S. Army, telling of battles with Indians, Custer's Indian campaigns, running cattle to Abilene, Kansas, and to eastern Nevada, and ranching near Fallon, Nevada.

Donald Drake Research Collection

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Identifier: NC1341
Overview Donald Drake is a history enthusiast and researcher. The collection includes transcribed newspaper articles collected from various historical sources regarding, flumes, logging, fire, the Comstock, earthquakes, storms, and other historical events that have taken place in northern Nevada since the 1850s.

First Baptist Church of Reno Records

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Identifier: NC1108
Abstract Included are minutes of the Board of Trustees, Board of Christian Education, Dorcas Circle/Women's Auxiliary, Ladies' Serving Society/Ladies' Aid Society, Mission Circle, Philathea Class, Junior Guide Girls, Baptist Young People's Society, and Friendship Circle. Also in the collection are manuscript church histories by Maude Sawin Taylor; clippings about the church, Rev. Adams, and James Edward Church; photographs of the church and its missions, downtown Reno, and several ministers; and three...

Jean Ford Papers

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Identifier: 93-41
Abstract The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.

Fourth Street-Prater Way Oral History Project Records

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Identifier: NC1370
Overview In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) initiated a comprehensive study of the entire Fourth Street-Prater Way corridor in Reno and Sparks, Nevada, intending to improve not only public transportation in the area but safety and livability. The oral history portion of the project served the dual purpose of documenting the corridor’s past and expanding public participation in planning its future. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, signed copyright...

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