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Ellin Berlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-87
Abstract Materials relating to the research and preparation of Berlin's novel Silver Platter, about her grandmother Louise Mackay, the wife of one of the Comstock's Bonanza Kings, John Mackay. Berlin conducted her research from approximately 1947 through the publication of the book in 1957. Includes research notes and correspondence; early drafts and proofs of the novel; originals and copies of 19th and early 20th century newspapers, pamphlets and ephemera, mainly...
Dates: 1833-1973; Majority of material found within 1948-1957

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC392
Abstract Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa...
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964

Reese River Reveille Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: NC952
Abstract

The Reese River Reveille was a newspaper published in Austin, Nevada. Collection includes lists of subscribers and advertisers and amounts owed the newspaper from 1924-1931. Indexed.

Dates: 1924-1931

Seminar Series, Reno Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1237
Abstract

Tapes of seminar sessions from 1978 on the following subjects: early newspaper editors and their politics by Joe Jackson; newspapers at the turn of the century by John Sanford; and sessions by Russell W. McDonald, Don Lynch, Dave Basso, and Tom Wilson.

Dates: 1978

Rollan D. Melton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-28
Scope and Contents

Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.

Dates: 1960s-2010

Slavin-Reed Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-27
Abstract

The Slavin-Reed Family papers include genealogical notes, oral histories, and other documents about the 19th and 20th century history of the Slavin and Reed families and those families connected by marriage. The bulk of the collection appears to have passed through the hands of Lucille Slavin Clark, and builds on the recorded memories of her grandmother, Maude Rose Hanley Reed Bruno (1882-1965).

Dates: 1870-2001

Washoe's josh: a story of Mark Twain

 Collection
Identifier: NC635
Abstract

Student paper analysing Mark Twain's literary purpose as illustrated by his Nevada journalism career. The collection contains material from 1937 created by Doris T. Trautman.

Dates: 1937

Correspondence from William Jackson Westerfield to George H. Densmore

 Collection
Identifier: NC144
Abstract

William Jackson Westerfieldwas a Nevada newspaper publisher, legislator and State Treasurer. Collection contains letters from Westerfield in Battle Mountain, Nevada to George H. Densmore proposing the establishment of a newspaper in Battle Mountain to promote the proposed Austin Railroad between Battle Mountain and Austin, and politicking in the Nevada election of 1879, hinting that he would accept the position of private secretary to Governor Bradley.

Dates: 1870-1871

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