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Letters from A. C. Williams to Leonora Kennedy

Identifier: 2017-46

Albert C. Williams was born in Nevada in 1883 and lived in Austin and Tonopah, Nevada. In 1904 he worked for the Nevada Central Railroad train station, which ran from Austin to Battle Mountain, Nevada and connected to the Southern Pacific. By September of the same year, he found a new job at a bank in Tonopah. The collection contains four letters from Williams to his cousin Leonora Kennedy who lived in Florin, California.

Dates: 1903-1904

Interview of John Bonney by Robert Bruno

Identifier: NC562

Interview of Bonney by Robert L. Bruno, discussing his Nevada mining experiences from 1909-1913, in Rhyolite, Tonopah, and Virginia City.

Dates: 1972

The call of the ambulance

Identifier: 91-36

Sheet music honoring the Tonopah Ambulance Regiment for service in World War I and A letter accompanying the gift from Barbara Horton Mighels, describes other war-related activities in Tonopah. The collection contains material from 1917 created by Dorothy Marett.

Dates: 1917

Emminger Family Recordings

Identifier: 89-72

Interviews of Mr. William Glenn Emminger and Mrs. Tracy Hartsough Emminger by Willard F. Day include discussions on Rochester, Tonopah, and Unionville, Nevada; Jack (Andrew Jackson) Longstreet's anti-union activities and other stories; Rawhide Jack Davis; and on Mrs. Emminger's father, Louis C. Hartsough and his tales of General George A. Custer.

Dates: 1962 August 28

Reminiscences of William Emminger

Identifier: NC337
Abstract William Emminger was a miner and a native of Kansas who moved to Tonopah, Nevada in 1910; later a resident of Rochester, Tungsten, and Mina, Nevada. He was appointed to fill an unexpired State Senate term for Pershing County in 1955 and was a member of the Nevada Industrial Commission from 1957-1961. The collection contains a history of Rochester, Nevada; a city directory of Rochester compiled by Emminger, stories about such Nevada residents as Libby Molan, the little old lady of the...
Dates: 1965

Goldfield Coming Nation Gold Mines prospectus

Identifier: 99-52

The Goldfield Coming Nation Gold Mines Company was a mining company in Goldfield, Nevada. Company prospectus advertise the riches to be made from their mines, report on gold yields to date, list names of claims, and offer investment opportunities. One brochure includes photos of Tonopah, Nevada (1904).

Dates: 1904

Program for the Grand Souvenir Ball

Identifier: NC65

Fraternal Order of Eagles was a fraternal organization with a local chapter in Tonopah, Nevada. Includes program for the Grand Souvenir Ball 1905 held at Christmas. Included is a brief history and photos of Tonopah.

Dates: 1905

Industrial Workers of the World Records

Identifier: NC1032

Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.

Dates: 1906-1907

Thomas J. Lynch Papers

Identifier: NC610

Thomas J. Lynch was a prominent mining businessman in Tonopah, Nevada in the early 1900s. The collection contains a typescript of Lynch's memoirs intended for publication as Tonopah Memories: Mines, Desert Rats, & Burros.

Dates: 1901-1942

Manuscript Thesis Draft of The Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog Mining Districts, 1900-1915: History of a Twentieth Century Mining Boom

Identifier: 2017-84

Russell Richard Elliott was a Nevada historian, author, and professor in the History Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection contains a bound copy of Russell Elliott's Ph.D. in History thesis from University of California, Berkeley in 1946.

Dates: circa 1946

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Davis, John Baron, 1876-1956 1
Day, Willard F. (Willard Farnsworth) 1
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Elliott, Russell R. 1
Emminger, Tracy Hartsough, 1896-1982 1
Fraternal Order of Eagles. Tonopah Aerie No. 271 (Tonopah, Nev.) 1
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Golden, Francis Bernard, 1862-1911 1
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Marett, Dorothy 1
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Monarch Pittsburg Extension Mining Company 1
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Morris, James, 1826?-1900 1
Nevada Mine Operators Association 1
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Raycraft, Margaret Theresa Morris, 1864-1943 1
Reed family 1
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Rives, Marguerite Jeanette Raycraft, 1893- 1
Ronald, Ann, 1939- 1
Sanborn Map Company 1
Schmidt Litho. Co. 1
Searls, Fred, 1888-1968 1
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Tonopah Ambulance Regiment 1
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Tonopah North Star Tunnel & Development Company 1
Tonopah Sewer Corporation 1
United States. Bureau of Land Management 1
University of Nevada, Reno 1
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