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Doris Mosley Papers

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Identifier: 2015-39
Overview Doris Mosley (1917-2007) was one of the first female dealers at Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. Collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and genealogical information about Doris and her family.

Carol Nabors Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

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Identifier: NC1355
Overview Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.

Oscar and Harriet Nelson Photograph Collection

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Identifier: NC1336
Overview Oscar Mathais Ferdinand Nelson (1901-1979) and Harriet Bennett Nelson were members of the Sierra Club. The couple participated in regular outings with the Sierra Club into the Sierra Nevada mountain range, as well as other California locations and documented their trips through photography. Collection contains 590 photographs, 415 negatives, and a travel diary documenting the Nelson's various outings with the Sierra Club from 1925-1934.

Nevada Ghost Towns Photograph Collection

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Identifier: UNRS-P2015-04
Overview S. Martin "Marty" Shelton served in the United States Naval Reserve and traveled throughout Nevada. His interest in the state's history led him to document the historic sites and ghost towns he saw during his visits. Over the course of about 20 years, he documented over 1,300 sites, producing slides and many black and white prints. Collection contains Shelton's photographs and slides of ghost towns and historic sites that accompany his unpublished book, A...

Nevada LGBT Archive Records

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Identifier: NC1316
Overview Began December 2015 as a non-profit as a statewide repository of artifacts & ephemera pertaining to the LGBT population in Nevada. Collection highlights northern Nevada resources available to LGBT community and the events held by/for them, and for the LGBT community in Nevada.

Park Wedding Chapel Records

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Identifier: NC1364
Overview The Park Wedding Chapel opened on May 15, 1956, as the first wedding chapel in Reno. Joseph Melcher, a local advertising executive, and his wife Venila, converted what was formerly a private home into a chapel. The collection includes photos, postcards, newspaper clippings, articles, business records, and correspondence relating to the Melcher's chapel and Reno's wedding chapel history.

David K. Rice Papers

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Identifier: NC1323
Overview David K. Rice worked for the Nevada Department of Wildlife for 30 years primarily as Chief Conservation Educator. He is also the author of a former weekly column for the Reno Gazette Journal on hunting and fishing. Collection contains material from the Nevada Department of Wildlife (and formerly the Nevada Fish and Game Commission) about the department's conservation work, particularly at Pyramid Lake. Also includes columns written by Rice for the RGJ.

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.

James D. Yoakum Photograph Collection

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Identifier: UNRS-P2016-04
Overview James "Jim" D. Yoakum, the first wildlife biologist hired by the Bureau of Land Management (1957-1986), devoted his life to the study of wildlife and range management issues in the West, especially the pronghorn antelope. He worked with The Wildlife Society, other national and international organizations concerned with wildlife biology and management, and created educational programs using his extensive photo library. Collection contains the photographs taken by Yoakum during his career.