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Clel Georgetta Papers

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Identifier: 99-42
Overview Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter Caryl...

The Merritts of Eureka, Nevada

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Identifier: 94-17
Abstract Eureka is an unincorporated town and census-designated places in and the county seat of Eureka County, Nevada, with a population of 610 as of the 2010, also known as 'The Friendliest Town on the Loneliest Road'. Consists of Woolsey's commentary about and typescripts of articles from the Eureka (Nevada) sentinel newspaper, 1890-1898, about Dr. Hiram Merritt; his son Lanson A. Merritt; his partner J.G. Ford; their livestock business, the J.G. Ford Livestock Company; and sheep ranching in Eureka...