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Arrowsmith and Evans Family Correspondence

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Identifier: 2011-29
Overview Original letters both to and from Arrowsmith and Evans family members, especially for Dick Evans Arrowsmith. Includes news clippings and some text. Letters date from 1816-1956 and were used to write Letters from the Past + Revelations by Dick Reed; Dick Arrowsmith was Reed's grandfather.

Mildred Breedlove Papers

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Identifier: 92-47
Overview Mildred Breedlove was appointed Nevada poet laureate in 1957 and 1959 and was active in the Las Vegas Branch of National Pen Women. She organized the Nevada State Poetry Society in 1961. Included are correspondence, Breedlove's published and unpublished poetry, clippings, awards, certificates, photographs, scrapbook of published poems, and portrait painted in oils.

Byers Family Collection

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Identifier: NC1362
Overview The Byers family lived and worked in various positions on the west coast of the United States, including Oregon and Nevada. The collection contains primarily letters to Jessie Byers with an additional birthday card to Mildred Lane and a few photographs.

Clara Cardelli Papers

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Identifier: NC1351
Overview Clara Cardelli was a resident of Sutro, Lyon County, Nevada in 1914. The collection contains Cardelli's 6th grade composition book as well as a letter to Century Magazine.

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Dorothy Day

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Identifier: 2017-36
Overview Letter with illustrations by Walter Van Tilburg Clark sent to former student Dorothy Day in Cazenovia, New York in 1942. The two-page letter is dated March 30, with its postmarked envelope from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cooke Family Papers

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Identifier: 2013-20
Overview Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyor in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada, Washoe...

Duane L. Bliss, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 2015-20
Abstract Duane Leroy Bliss, Jr. (1874-1938) was born in Carson City, Nevada, the son of prominent Lake Tahoe developer Duane L. Bliss. Materials consist of documents that pertain to companies with which Bliss was involved (Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, the Spanish Peak Lumber Company, Dunham, Carrigan, & Hayden Company, the California Pacific Trading Corporation, and the Post Street Investment Company). Also included are various personal receipts, loans given to individuals, and a...

Lewis Hahn Papers

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Identifier: 2006-16
Abstract Lewis "Lew" Hahn was an early Wonder, Nevada miner who, after leaving the state, became the manager and owner of a number of New York City mercantile companies. This collection contains correspondence, dated 1906-1913, to and from Hahn during his Wonder, Nevada mining days as well as reminiscences of his time there. Also included is an advertising booklet for Syndicate-Alliance Trading Co., Inc. from the 1940s.

Henry C. J. Evans Family Collection Relating to Will James

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Identifier: NC1318
Overview Henry C. J. Evans was born in New Jersey around 1915. His cousin, for whom he was named, lived out west and knew Will James. Collection contains a caricature-like, vignette illustration purported to have been drawn by Will James as well as a small amount of correspondence regarding it.

Houghton Family Collection on Robert Caples

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Identifier: 2006-04
Scope and Contents Materials relating to Robert Caples and Edda and Samuel G. Houghton, including correspondence, artwork by Caples, newspaper clippings, exhibit catalogs and photos of Caples' work.

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