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Account book of Nelson Brobant

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Identifier: 2001-03
Abstract

Nelson Brobant is not listed in Nevada's 1860 Census, but is listed as a farmer in Nye County in the 1870 Census. The volume includes entries from November 14, 1859 to February 4, 1860 for daily transactions made to repair tools for Comstock Lode miners.

Dates: 1859-1860

Pioneers of the Ponderosa

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Identifier: 89-74
Abstract

Typescript manuscript recounting the history of the Washoe Valley south of Reno, Nevada, and the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including accounts of early settlers, miners, and businessmen. The collection contains material from 1971 created by Myra Sauer Ratay.

Dates: 1971

Myra Sauer Ratay Papers

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Identifier: 97-01
Abstract Myra Sauer Ratay is a native of Nevada who grew up in Washoe Valley on the ranch of her parents, Will and Alice Sauer. She is the author of two books on the history of Washoe Valley: Pioneers of the Ponderosa: How Washoe Valley Rescued the Comstock (1973) and Boom Times in Old Washoe City, Nevada (1984). Collection contains research notes and photographs for Ratay's book, Pioneers of the ponderosa, how Washoe Valley rescued...
Dates: 1973

Yesterday's unsettled America

 Collection
Identifier: 87-19
Abstract

A.p Deutsch was an Arizona writer. Collection contains his unpublished manuscript on the history of the western United States, including the California gold rush, ethnic immigrants, the Comstock and other mining sites in Nevada, Arizona Territory, Montana, Utah, Colorado, Dakota Territory, and a number of prominent individuals. Material undated.

Dates: undated