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Jack Dieringer Papers

Identifier: 2016-24

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.

Dates: 1951-1983

University of Nevada, Reno, Division of Continuing Education Records

Identifier: AC 0504
Abstract The Division of Continuing Education functioned as the academic outreach arm of the University, providing university level, lifelong educational opportunities for Nevadans. The collection is comprised of administrative records, an Academic Credit Policies and Procedures Manual, annual reports, Art of the Children's Book Festival marketing material; correspondence, course catalogs, and newsletters. Of particular interest is a 1988 questionnaire response by Grace M. Donehower, Associate...
Dates: 1980-2003

Alfred Doten Papers

Identifier: NC08
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and...
Dates: 1834-1972

Geneva Douglas Papers

Identifier: 93-35

The Geneva Douglas papers are largely composed of materials related to her participation in Soroptimist International. Smaller portions of the collection come from her professional work at the U.S. Public Health Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Nevada Nuclear Waste Study Group. Other volunteer organizations activities are also present, including Douglas’s role as chairperson of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Volunteerism. Material between 1945-1993.

Dates: 1945-1993; Majority of material found within 1978-1990

James F. Downs Papers

Identifier: 99-38
Abstract Included are resumes for James F. Downs and his company, International Bridge, Inc.; obituaries; letters by Downs written in India while on a research expedition to Tibet; unpublished articles and books on anthropological topics, Japanese-U.S. relations, and horses in Japan; articles by Downs' former professor, Dr. Warren L. D'Azevedo; and U.S. Navy training manuals, mostly historic in nature (1859-1999). Downs taught anthropology at the graduate and undergraduate level at a number of major...
Dates: 1859-1999; Majority of material found within 1951-1999

Harry Wilmot Drackert Papers

Identifier: 91-49

Harry (1904-1990) and Joan Deeley (1914-1991) Drackert owned and operated the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch, the Donner Trails, Guest Ranch, the Silver Circle Guest Ranch, and Indian Territory, Inc. (store). The collection consists of records and papers of the Drackerts' three guest ranches and their store as well as papers of Harry Drackert's parents, Charles E. and Alice Richtmyer Drackert.

Dates: 1869-1994

Graham Erskine Records

Identifier: 83-08

Graham Erskine (1911-1991) was an architect who came to Reno, Nevada in 1947 and was active in designing commercial and institutional buildings in Reno and Carson City during the middle twentieth century. His papers consist primarily with specifications and contracts for his architectural work as well as a small number of personal papers, and photographs. Materials from 1948-1989.

Dates: 1948-1989

First Baptist Church of Reno Records

Identifier: NC1108
Abstract The First Baptist Church of Reno was established in Reno, Nevada in 1875 as a spin-off of an earlier congregation in Virginia City, Nevada. It was governed by a Board of Trustees; a number of societies and circles were organized for women, youth, and men. Reverand C. L. Fisher was the first minister; the Reverand Brewster Adams was one of the most prominent ministers (1910-1946) and civic leaders. The Church also established mission churches in Verdi, Nevada in 1896, and East Reno (Sparks,...
Dates: 1860-2003

Flood and Hayes Papers

Identifier: 95-12
Abstract Flood and Hayes was a vaudeville company whose principal members were J.W. Flood and May Belle Hayes. Flood was a vaudeville and circus acrobat; his wife May Belle Hayes was a singer, dancer, and acrobat who teamed with Flood in his road shows across the United States. From 1904-1915 they frequently performed in Nevada and after settling permanently in Fallon, Nevada, ran a small theater business. In 1921 Flood built the first theater in Fallon, the Rex Theater; he was also active in trying...
Dates: 1904-1924

Jean Ford Papers

Identifier: 93-41

The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.

Dates: 1949-1998

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