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Ellen Goodrich Priest Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC558
Abstract

Includes Priest's writings on historical topics such as the Sutro Tunnel, Nevada governor Roswell Keyes Colcord, and Fort Churchill; speeches presented by Priest, usually on a literary theme; DAR handbooks, yearbooks, and scrapbooks from Nevada chapters and the Nevada State Society of DAR; and certificates and diplomas from a variety of sources.

Dates: 1921-1966

Public Relations Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 98-03
Abstract

The Nevada 125th Birthday Commission was created by the Nevada State Legislature to organize events commemorating the 125th anniversary of statehood. Includes press releases, clippings, and press packets about the video "Nevada, a history of the silver state." Material from 1989.

Dates: 1989

Myra Sauer Ratay Papers

 Collection
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

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

Mary Works Covington Records of the Red Dog Saloon Film

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-73
Abstract The Red Dog Saloon opened in 1965 by Chandler A. Laughlin III in Virginia City, Nevada’s historic downtown and quickly became a hot spot for “proto-hippies” and their music, with many celebrated bands playing there over the years. In 1991, Mary Works Covington began work on a documentary film released in 1996 under the title Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon. Collection contains materials relating to the Red Dog Saloon Reunion, which took place in 1991,...
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-1996

Reginald Meaker Interviews

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0096
Identifier: BAQ042
Scope and Contents

Tapes and transcripts of the oral history to Reginald Meaker conducted by Collette Etchart in 1976. Also, a manuscript of Menaker's book.

Dates: 1976

Byrd Fanita Wall Sawyer Papers

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Identifier: NC536
Abstract

Manuscript and notes on the history of Nevada, including women teachers; Sparks and Churchill County, Nevada; and Paiute Indians. Also included are curriculum materials on Nevada history; correspondence about Sawyer's research, statistics on land ownership and use in Nevada, turkey production in the Fallon area, and copies of presidential executive orders establishing wildlife refugees in Nevada.

Dates: 1930-1963

Hugh A. Shamberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1333
Abstract

Hugh A. Shamberger (1990-1992) was an engineer for the State of Nevada from 1929 until his retirement from the Desert Research Institute in 1967. He wrote a series of book on mining history of Nevada. Collection contains research, notes, and photographs created and gathered by Hugh Shamberger for the publication of his book series called Historic Mining Camps of Nevada.

Dates: 1867 - 1989

Southern Nevada place names

 Collection
Identifier: NC670
Abstract

Typescript directory of place names for southern Nevada, including the south half of Lincoln County and all of Clark County and listing towns, railroad sidings, topographic features, springs, mines and some ranches.

Dates: 1956

Spectrum, Northern Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-10
Scope and Contents

Gay and lesbian organization, includes bylaws, minutes, clippings, membership information.

Dates: 1990-2001

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Charlatans (Musical group) 1
Church, Florence Humphrey 1
Cividino, Paolo 1
Clancy, Gwendolyn, 1951- 1
Clark, Casey 1
Coffin, Carrie 1
Colley, Nathaniel Sextus, 1918- 1
Conder, Tim 1
Cook, Shelburne Friend 1
Cortez Mines, Ltd 1
Covington, Mary Works 1
Cox, Don 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
Cutter, Donald Colgett 1
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Dave's VIP Club (Reno, Nevada) 1
De Longchamps, Joanne, 1923-1983 1
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