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James Edward Church Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC96
Abstract

James Edward Church, Jr. (1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1869-1964

Charles W. Fulton Snow Survey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 96-37
Abstract

Charles W. Fulton was a Mono County, California, county surveyor and participated in snow surveying in the Walker River, Carson River, and Mono Lake drainage areas of California and Nevada from 1913-1937. The collection primarily consists of correspondence to Fulton from Dr. James E. Church and Horace Prentiss Boardman beginning in 1913 and covering Charles W. Fulton's surveying assignments of the Walker River Basin, Carson River area, and Mono Lake in Nevada and California.

Dates: 1913-1937

George E. Gruell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-02
Abstract George E. Gruell began his career with the State of Nevada Fish and Game Deparment in 1953. After five years, went on to joined the U.S. Forest Service where he remained for the next 25 years serving first as a Wildlife Biologist in the national forests and experiment stations of Nevada, Wyoming, and Montana and later as a Fuels Management Officer for the Intermountain Region based in Ogden, Utah. Gruell retired in 1987 but continued working as a consultant, contractor and instructor....
Dates: 1812-2015; Majority of material found within 1963-2009

Leland Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-11
Abstract

Leland Seymour Smith (1878-1975) was an expert botanist who worked for the USDA Forest Service in the early 1900s. The collection primarily contains publications regarding forestry; botany; range, livestock, and wildlife management; snow and winter recreation; and water and irrigation. The collection also includes subject files and a photograph album of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Dates: 1895-1965

The McKinney Creek Gap: An Historical Trail, or, the San Buenaventura Revisited

 Collection
Identifier: NC1207
Abstract

Ruth B. Brewer was a University of Nevada, Reno history student. The collection contains a survey of the archaeological, anthropological and historical use of possibly the easiest route over the Sierra Nevada Mountains south of Hallelujah Junction to California.

Dates: 1977

Oscar and Harriet Nelson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1336
Abstract

Oscar Mathais Ferdinand Nelson (1901-1979) and Harriet Bennett Nelson were members of the Sierra Club. The couple participated in regular outings with the Sierra Club into the Sierra Nevada mountain range, as well as other California locations and documented their trips through photography. Collection contains 590 photographs, 415 negatives, and a travel diary documenting the Nelson's various outings with the Sierra Club from 1925-1934.

Dates: 1925-1934

Robert Martin Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC623
Abstract

Class notebooks from Price's studies at the University of California and daily journals of 1895, 1897, and 1899.,The 1897 journal contains a supply list, recipes, and account of a hiking/camping trek in Yosemite with his wife Jennie, where they placed Sierra Club registers on mountain peaks.

Dates: 1890-1899

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

Richard Sill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-32
Abstract Richard Clements Sill (1922-1981) was an assistant professor in the Physics Department at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a longtime active member of the Sierra Club, including service on the Executive Board and co-founding the Toiyabe Chapter. The collection includes correspondence, Club records, research, photographs, slides, videos, and audio materials relating to Marjorie and Richard Sill's work dealing with environmental issues and organizations, primarily with the work of the...
Dates: 1933-1995

A thousand miles of desert and mountains: a prospecting trip across Nevada and over the Sierras

 Collection
Identifier: 91-48
Abstract

Josephine C. Scott was married to miner and prospector, George R. Scott. She wrote about mining and construction in Nevada. Collection contains three volumes (of the original 4 volumes) depict the Scott's prospecting journey through southern Nevada, Death Valley, eastern California/western Nevada along the Walker River, and through Bridgeport over Sonora Pass. Created between March 14-September 9, 1914.

Dates: March 14-September 9, 1914

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Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 2
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