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Arrowsmith and Evans Family Correspondence

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Identifier: 2011-29
Overview Dick Evans Arrowsmith (1862-1954) was a rancher in Ohio and Nevada. 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.
Dates: 1816-1956

Baumann Family Papers

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Identifier: NC1391
Overview The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.
Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929

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 Included are correspondence, Breedlove's published and unpublished poetry, clippings, awards, certificates, photographs, scrapbook of published poems, and portrait painted in oils. Material between 1945-2000.
Dates: 1945-2000; Majority of material found within 1963-1991

Clara Cardelli Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1914

Walter Van Tilburg Clark Letter to Dorothy Day

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Identifier: 2017-36
Overview Walter Van Tilburg Clark (1909 – 1971) was an American novelist, short story writer, and educator. He ranks as one of Nevada's most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century, and was the first inductee into the 'Nevada Writers Hall of Fame' in 1988. 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.
Dates: March 30, 1942

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...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

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...
Dates: 1909-1938

Lewis Hahn Papers

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Identifier: 2006-16
Overview 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.
Dates: 1905-circa 1940; Majority of material found within 1906-1913

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 around 1925 as well as a small amount of correspondence regarding it.
Dates: circa 1925-1997

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.
Dates: 1964-1990

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