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Katharine Norrid Mergen Collection on the American Newspaper Guild, Local 208 Strike

 Collection
Identifier: NC1405
Abstract

Katharine Norrid Mergen (1910-1997) was a journalist for the Reno Evening Gazette, president of the American Newspaper Guild, Local 208, and a professional writer for the U.S. Forest Service as well as the U. S. Department of Agriculture. The collection contains materials related to the 1959 strike by the American Newspaper Guild, Local 208.

Dates: 1950-1961

George A. Bartlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1253
Abstract George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the...
Dates: 1869-1953

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

Alan Bible Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC01
Abstract Alan Bible, a Nevada politician and attorney, served as the District Attorney of Storey County from 1935-1938 until he was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Nevada in 1938. In 1942, Bible was appointed State Attorney, and served in that position until 1950. Upon resignation from that position, he resumed private practice of law, which would continue throughout the rest of his career. In 1954, Bible was appointed to serve in the United States Senate, filling the vacancy left upon the...
Dates: 1953-1974

Richard H. Bryan U. S. Senatorial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-01
Abstract Richard Hudson Bryan is an American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1989-2001. A Democrat, Bryan served as the 25th Governor of Nevada from 1983-1989, and before that served as the state's attorney general and a member of the State Senate. The collection contains material covering Richard Bryan's campaign for and career in the U.S. Senate, 1989-2001, following his time as Nevada's governor. The bulk of the papers come from his second term in the...
Dates: 1971-2002; Majority of material found within 1989-2001

Jim Bryant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 91-16
Abstract Jim Bryant began this collection because of an interest he had in the Fernley and Lassen Railroad, a branch of the Southern Pacific Railroad which ran from Fernley, Nevada, to the vicinity of Susanville, Lassen County, California. This research brought to his attention the lumber industry of northern California which was inextricably tied to the railroad. The collection includes are company and governmental records (partial), newspaper clippings, maps, photos, and research notes on logging...
Dates: 1909-1989

Florence S. Burge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 82-36
Abstract

Florence Sanford Burdge (1912-1986) was a freelance writer, editor, and journalist in Reno, Nevada. The collection includes draft and published copies of Burge's writings as a freelance author and women's page editor; correspondence from readers and friends; correspondence and papers related to receiving the J. C. Penney -University of Missouri award for best women's pages; and unpublished biography of Noble Getchell. Material from 1955-1966.

Dates: 1955-1966

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

Jay Arnold Carpenter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC800
Abstract Jay Arnold Carpenter (1883-1965) was a Nevada professor of mining engineering; chair of the Department of Mackay School of Mines, 1926-1951; director of the Nevada State Bureau of Mines, 1939-1951; consultant, Metal Research Company, 1942-1944; and member of the Nevada State Planning Board, 1940-1951. The collection contains research material on Nevada mines (metals of all types) and mining companies, including the Comstock Lode; engineering field notebooks, correspondence, maps, class notes...
Dates: 1875-1964

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

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Names
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 5
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 3
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 3
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 3
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 3
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Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 2
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 2
Cannon, Howard W. 2
Freemasons 2
Getchell, Noble Hamilton, 1875-1960 2
Laxalt, Paul 2
Mackay School of Mines 2
Pittman, Mimosa Gates, 1872-1952 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
American Legion 1
American Newspaper Guild 1
Ames, Pelham W. (Pelham Warren), 1839- 1
Arensberg, Betty Abry 1
Arentz, Samuel Shaw, 1879-1934 1
Baker, Bobby, 1928-2017 1
Bank of Battle Mountain 1
Barley Food Products (Firm) 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartlett, George A. (George Arthur), 1869-1951 1
Baumann family 1
Betty O'Neal Mines 1
Brown, Lucile D. 1
Bryan, Richard H. 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Bryant, Jim (Local historian) 1
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd, 1906- 1
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) 1
Burge, Florence S., 1912-1986 1
Camp Chonokis 1
Camp Meenahga (Fish Creek, Wis.) 1
Carpenter, Jay A., 1883-1965 1
Carson City (Nev.). Grand Jury 1
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Clemens, Earle R., 1877-1943 1
Clemens, Elizabeth (Of Rhyolite, Nev.) 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901 1
Daughters of Damon 1
Davis, Beth Ogden 1
Davis, E. Mott 1
Davis, Jonathan O. (Jonathan Ogden) 1
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Donner Trail Guest Ranch (Verdi, Nev.) 1
Downing, Bernice 1
Drackert, Alice Richtmyer, 1887-1963 1
Drackert, Charles E., 1875-1938 1
Drackert, Harry Wilmot, 1904-1990 1
Drackert, Joan Abry, 1914-1991 1
Du Pont, A. Felix (Alexis Felix), 1879-1948 1
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 1
Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930 1
Equal Rights Amendment Project 1
Fernley and Lassen Railway Company 1
First National Bank of Nevada 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Frei, Milt 1
Fruit Growers Supply Company 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Fulton, John Allen, 1878-1939 1
Gianella, Vincent Paul, 1886-1983 1
Glass, Alton E., 1893-1966 1
Godbe, William S. (William Samuel), 1833-1902 1
Gojack, Mary, 1936-1985 1
Gold Circle Consolidated Mines 1
Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979 1
Goodwin, Alice Maynard 1
Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll), 1832-1917 1
Goodwin, James T., 1878-1927 1
Goodwin, Victor 1
Gorman, Gladys G. 1
Gorrell, Robert M. 1
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 1
Groom Southend Mining Company 1
Guild, Clark J., 1887-1971 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Hart, Red (John) 1
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 1
Hensher, Alan 1
Indian Territory, Inc. (Firm : Reno, Nev.) 1
Inyo Development Company 1
Jensen, Jackie, 1927-1982 1
Johnston, Annie Bronn 1
Kaplan, Phillis Abry 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
Knights Templar (Masonic order) 1
Knox, Cyril H., 1886-1962 1
Knox, Ward and Bliss Collecting Agency 1
Lake House Printers and Publishers Ltd. 1
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