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Nellie Beasley Papers

Identifier: AC 0479
Abstract Nellie Beasley moved to Reno in 1937 and was a championship bowler as well as a participant in northern Nevada women's softball. She taught bowling at Reno Bowl and the Town and Country Bowl and was also a bowling instructor for University of Nevada and area high school students. Her husband, Dr. Bud L. Beasley (1910-2004), obtained his B.A. (1934), Master of Education, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nevada. The Bud Beasley Elementary School in Sparks, Nevada, was named in his...
Dates: 1891-1970; Majority of material found within 1924-1948

HIST 311 Introduction to Public History Student Papers

Identifier: AC 0484
Abstract "Introduction to Public History" is a 3-credit course that was first offered by the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Liberal Arts' Department of History in 2008. From then until 2010, it was offered under "Topics in American Studies (HIST 487/687). It was offered under its own course number, HIST 311, for the first time for the Spring 2011 semester. The collection consists mainly of student term papers which were developed to be placed on a companion website as an online exhibit about...
Dates: 2011

Essay on Sarah Ann Lyell Holcomb

Identifier: 90-27

Essay about the author's grandmother, Sarah Ann Lyell Holcomb, 1844-1921, briefly describes the Lyell family's trip to Nevada in 1864, Sarah's everyday life, and her family.

Dates: 1952

Midtown Oral History Project Records

Identifier: NC1369

The Midtown History Project was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, and copyright forms for the Midtown Oral History Project from 2015 to 2019.

Dates: 2015-2019

Reno Divorce Ephemera Collection

Identifier: 2015-14

Reno, Nevada's reputation for granting a quick divorce was widely known and often featured in print and film in the early to mid 20th century. The two publications, one from 1923 and another from 1936, included in this collection are examples of the kind of material published about Reno's divorce industry.

Dates: 1923; 1936

Raymond I. Smith Biography

Identifier: 99-64

Raymond I. "Pappy" Smith (1887-1967) owned the Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. The collection contains an anecdotal biography by an unknown author that describes Smith's personality, Reno, and the gambling industry in the 1930s-1960s, Harold's Club clientele, and Smith's personal life.

Dates: 1970s

Sparks Family Papers

Identifier: 2015-24
Abstract John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles...
Dates: 1835-2011; Majority of material found within 1880-1910

Vaughn Middle School Oral History Project Records

Identifier: 82-13
Abstract Audio tape interviews conducted by the seventh and eighth grade students in the Academically Talented Program at Vaughn Middle School record the subjects thoughts on how they felt about their work, family conflicts, job satisfaction, ethical considerations, and pay. This oral history collection was completed in December 1980 by the seventh and eighth grade students in the Academically Talented Program at Vaughn Middle School. The students were trained in oral history methods by Katherine...
Dates: 1980

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