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Account book of Nelson Brobant

 Collection
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

Cherry Creek Reminiscences

 Collection
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.

Dates: undated

Cortez Mines, Ltd. Summary of Stores and Material Account

 Collection
Identifier: NC164
Abstract

The Cortez Mines, Ltd. was a mine on the southwest slope of Mt. Tenabo on the border of Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada. The collection contains inventories of supplies, 1899-1907, for goods used at the mine such as wood, soda, salt, fuel and explosives, and the amount of each used at the mine or mill.

Dates: 1899-1907; 1955

Henry Curtis Morris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 95-11
Abstract Henry Curtis Morris was a mining engineer in Nevada and the west from about 1900-1915, employed by the United States Bureau of Mines in Washington, D.C., and author of two books of reminiscences about his mining career: Desert Gold and Total Prospecting (1955) and The Mining West at the Turn of the Century (1962). Letters to and from Henry Curtis Morris related to his research on mining in Nevada in the early years of the 20th century include those from historians and authors William B....
Dates: 1945-1963

Raycraft and Rives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC594
Abstract Francis Bernard Golden (1862?-1911), of Irish birth, was a Nevada businessman and jeweler, married to Mary Louise Morris. James Morris (1826?-1900), also Irish, was County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace in Empire City, Nevada, married to Margaret Muldoon (1831?-1893). Margaret (Madge) Theresa Morris Raycraft (1864-1943), daughter of James Morris, schoolteacher, married to James A. Raycraft. James Andrew Raycraft (1862-1913) ran livery stable business in Genoa, Nevada and vicinity and...
Dates: 1876-1965

Wedertz Family Papers

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Identifier: NC1145
Abstract Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s

George F. Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-37
Abstract

These papers were created or gathered by George F. Wright in his role as attorney for the Washo Tribe before The Indian Claims Commission. Included in the collection are correspondence, reports, testimonies, maps and records of other relevant dockets before the commission.

Dates: 1931-1973

Sally Zanjani Papers

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Identifier: 2013-04
Abstract

Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.

Dates: 1974-2016

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