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Baumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1391
Abstract

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

Camp Chonokis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 90-86
Abstract Chonokis was a girls' camp at Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, California from 1927-1952. The camp was owned by Mabel Winter Whitney and co-managed by Gladys G. Gorman. Records include correspondence, subject files, camp brochures, enrollment forms, financial records, daily schedules, architectural drawings, sketches and paintings, photographs, 16 mm home movie film, log books of poetry and prose, and Whitney's personal files of letters, school records, and Barley Food Products (Morgantown,...
Dates: 1908-1982; Majority of material found within 1921-1980

Jonathan O. Davis Records

 Collection
Identifier: 98-36
Abstract The collection documents Davis' professional career through materials related to his research projects, articles and other writings, professional associations, field notes and research data, and professional correspondence. Topics in the professional papers include archaeological geology, volcanic ash studies, and Quaternary stratigraphy. Davis' personal life is represented by personal correspondence both to and from Davis and an interesting group of materials related to his involvement as a...
Dates: 1908-1991; Majority of material found within 1961-1990

John A. Fulton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 86-04
Abstract

John A. Fulton was a mining engineer and director of the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes papers and speeches presented by Fulton, chiefly on mining in Nevada and Grass Valley, California; correspondence on mining matters; and microfilm of a scrapbook.

Dates: 1878-1936

Charles Carroll Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 85-06
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.

Dates: 1857-1924

Inyo Development Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC73
Abstract

The Inyo Development Company was formed to evaporate, process, and ship the natural soda found in the brines at Owens Lake, Inyo County, California. Collection contains correspondence, financial statements, labor records, soda records, legal documents and maps from 1885-1916.

Dates: 1885-1916

Dawn Y. Lappin Wild Horse and Burro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1385
Abstract

Dawn Y. Lappin (1940-2018) was a wild horse activist working in Nevada and the American West during the 1970s-2010s. The collection includes correspondence, reports, maps, audio-video, and other materials related to wild horse management, conservation, and activism. Also included are records from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and records from the Nevada Wild Horse Commission.

Dates: 1947-2014

Pomin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1387
Abstract

The Pomin Family emigrated from the Alsace-Loraine region of Germany in the late 1850s or early 1860s. The family lived, worked, and owned property at Lake Tahoe, California. The collection primarily contains photographs relating to the family, as well as some correspondence and other ephemera.

Dates: circa 1855-circa 2018

Marjorie Sill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-31
Abstract Marjorie L. Sill (1923-2016) was a Reno local and noted environmental activist for the Eastern Sierra and Great Basin regions through involvement with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club and other regional and national organizations. The collection comprises materials related to her activism, organizational involvement, and a small amount of materials from her career as a high school teacher. It includes memos, publications, photographs, correspondence, government press releases and...
Dates: 1940-2015

Sutro Tunnel Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC07
Abstract The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws;...
Dates: 1861-1935

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Ames, Pelham W. (Pelham Warren), 1839- 1
Barley Food Products (Firm) 1
Baumann family 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
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Camp Meenahga (Fish Creek, Wis.) 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901 1
Davis, Beth Ogden 1
Davis, E. Mott 1
Davis, Jonathan O. (Jonathan Ogden) 1
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 1
Frei, Milt 1
Fulton, John Allen, 1878-1939 1
Godbe, William S. (William Samuel), 1833-1902 1
Goodwin, Alice Maynard 1
Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll), 1832-1917 1
Goodwin, James T., 1878-1927 1
Gorman, Gladys G. 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
Inyo Development Company 1
Johnston, Annie Bronn 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
Lappin, Burt L. 1
Lappin, Dawn Y., 1940-2018 1
Mackay School of Mines 1
Mackay, Clarence H. (Clarence Hungerford), 1874-1938 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
McCalmont Brothers & Co 1
McKay family 1
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 1
Merritt, Emma Sutro 1
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Mighels, Ella Sterling, 1853-1934 1
Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 1
Nevada State Commission for the Preservation of Wild Horses 1
Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Piper, John, 1830-1896 1
Pomin Family 1
Pomin, Dorothy 1
Pomin, Ernest John 1
Reilly, Lillian Winter, 1895-1944 1
San Jose Orchestra (Calif.) 1
Sierra Club 1
Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter 1
Sierra Nevada Alliance 1
Sill, Marjorie Leite 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Sutro Tunnel Company 1
Sutro, Adolph, 1830-1898 1
Territorial enterprise (Carson City, Nev.) 1
Thompson, Jeremiah, 1782-1855 1
United States. Bureau of Land Management 1
University of Nevada System. Desert Research Institute 1
University of Texas at Austin. Department of Anthropology 1
Wheeler, Post, 1869-1956 1
Whitney, Josephine Winter, -1947 1
Whitney, Mabel Winter 1
Williams, Gary 1
Williams, Patricia 1
Yerington, Henry M. 1
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