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Edna B. Patterson Research Papers and Interviews

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Identifier: 95-87
Overview 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.Research notes and articles about the history of northeastern Nevada: Elko, physicians, cattle and cattle ranching, women, Ruby Valley, Lamoille, Mountain City, Jarbidge, early settlers, and native Americans. Other authors include Lulu Bowman and Charles B. Russell (1915-1994).
Dates: 1915-1994

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

Ellen Goodrich Priest Papers

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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

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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

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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 the...
Dates: 1973

Raycraft and Rives Family Papers

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Identifier: NC594
Overview 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

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Identifier: 2017-73
Overview 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, film...
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

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Identifier: NC1333
Overview 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

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