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Robert Bridges Papers

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Identifier: NC1377
Overview Robert Bridges (1914-1989) He served as a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Marine Corps during WWII and was honorably discharged in December 1945. Before joining the Marines, Bridges worked on both the Golden Gate and Bay bridges. After his return from war and his discharge from the military, he joined the U.S. Mint in San Francisco. The collection contains papers and ephemera collected by him while working at the U.S. Mint as well as events he attended during that time period.

Robert and Blanche Bryant Papers

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Identifier: NC1358
Overview Blanche Parker and Robert Bryant graduated from the University of Nevada in 1946 and 1949 respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University, Robert enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After training, he was deployed to Italy where he served during the last year of World War II. During this time, Blanche continued studying and also worked at the Herlong Army Depot in munitions. In 1946, while in her senior year, Blanche and Robert met. They were married on June 11, 1949, at Our Lady of the Snows...

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.

Tyrus W. Cobb Papers

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Identifier: NC1330
Overview Colonel Tyrus William Cobb (1940- ) is a third-generation Nevadan who worked under President Ronald Reagan as a national security advisor as well as the Director of Soviet, European, and Canadian Affairs. Collection contains materials related to Cobb's time working under President Reagan, as well as information from his time in Vietnam and as a professional outside the White House. Collection materials include photos, newspaper clippings, and other documents.

County Fiscal Officers Association Records

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Identifier: 95-63
Abstract The County Fiscal Officers Association of Nevada was founded on April 27, 1946 in Reno, Nevada. They improved operations at county governments in Nevada. Included are the constitution and bylaws of the CFOA, minutes, programs of annual meetings, correspondence, history of CFOA, membership lists, clippings and scrapbooks from 1946-1995.

Jack Dieringer Papers

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Identifier: 2016-24
Overview Andrew “Jack” Dieringer (1925-2020) graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1948 with a degree in biology. He began working for the Nevada Fish and Game Commission directly out of college and continued there until his retirement in 1983. Collection includes daily diaries kept by Dieringer from February 1951 to his retirement in 1983 and record his daily work activities, meetings, and trips to the field.

George E. Gruell Papers

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Identifier: 2015-02
Overview The George E. Gruell Papers contain materials that cover Gruell's long career with state and federal agencies, and later as a consultant, contractor, instructor, and author. Much of Gruell's work and research focused on wildlife habitat management in forests including pinyon-juniper communities, the effects of fire on wildlife habitats in the Sierra Nevada, and landscape ecology in the West. Throughout his career, Gruell amassed more than 400 photographs which document the changes to forests...

W. Edmund Hood Scrapbooks

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Identifier: NC1111
Abstract Scrapbooks of photos, postcards, and other souvenirs of vacations and cruises to the U.S., Europe, and around the world.

Max Meyer and Company Collection

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Identifier: NC1366
Overview The Max Meyer & Co. was a mercantile business located in Goldfield, Nevada. The collection contains one photograph and an invoice of the company from 1907.

William and Sandra McGee Papers

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Identifier: 2015-12
Overview William L. "Bill" and Sandra McGee are authors who have published extensively on a variety of subjects, including the Nevada divorce industry. The collection contains research and other materials related to the writing of The Divorce Seekers: A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler, published in 2004.

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