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Interview of Vida Boyle

 Collection
Identifier: NC237
Abstract

Interview by Grace Danberg.,Recollections of household hardships in Virginia City, Nevada, and in the governor's mansion in Carson City.

Dates: undated

Antipa Family Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1397
Abstract

George Alexander Antipa, his wife Edwina, and two daughters, June and Susan, frequently took trips to the Sierra Nevadas from San Francisco, California. The collection contains digital surrogates of slides of the Antipa and Fulton family members at Squaw Valley following the 1960 Winter Olympic Games as well as imgaes from around Lake Tahoe, Sutro, and Virginia City, Nevada.

Dates: 1950-1967

Hans Muessig Photograph Collection on Julius Asher

 Collection
Identifier: NC1425
Abstract

Julius Asher (1847-1924) was a photographer who worked in Virginia City, Nevada and San Francisco and Sacramento, California in the 1860s-1890s. Hans Muessing collected these images that were digitized by Amy Kaminski. The collection includes scans of eight Julius Asher stereographs, including scans of two versos, as well as Muessig's collected information on Asher and these images.

Dates: 2020-2021

Baumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1391
Abstract

The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.

Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929

William Beegan Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 95-18
Abstract

William Beegan was a Nevada miner, formerly of Forest Hill, California. Beegan writes from Virginia City, Nevada Territory, to merchants Hardy & Kennedy of Forest Hill, California, saying he will send payment in the future. He also writes that business in Virginia City, Nevada, is improving but that cash is in short supply.

Dates: August 20, 1860

D. A. Bender and William J. Westerfield Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-14
Abstract

Bender's letter of June 30 to William J. Westerfield, V&TRR agent for the Virginia City, Nevada station, and later Nevada State Senator, asks about a shipment of coal and a missing cord of wood and comments on a horrible disaster in Virginia City. Westerfield's response of July 1 on the verso accounts for the wood and coal, provides details of the June 29th explosion and fire and their cause, and tells of a recent shooting in town.

Dates: 1873

Interview of John Bonney by Robert Bruno

 Collection
Identifier: NC562
Abstract

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

Dates: 1972

Deeds to Bowers and Rogers Lead

 Collection
Identifier: NC239
Abstract

Title papers to the Bowers and Rogers Lead, also known as Bowers Rogers, and Webb. Each lists buyer (usually C. N. Felton) and seller and describes location of claim.

Dates: 1861-1863

Henry J. Brower Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 89-23
Abstract

Letter from Brower, Deputy Assessor for Storey County, Nevada, to "Friend Burnett" describing his job, the weather, and mining conditions in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains material from October 22, 1866 created by Henry J. Brower.

Dates: October 22, 1866

Brown & Tassell Boots & Shoes Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-35
Abstract

The Brown & Tassell Boots & Shoes Company was owned by Conrad Brown and John Tassell and was located at 565 C Street, Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains nine ledgers from the company documenting business transactions from 1872-1883.

Dates: 1872-1883

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Arambula, Bernardo 2
Canessa, Giobatto 2
De Quille, Dan, 1829-1898 2
Felton, C. N. (Charles Norton), 1832-1914 2
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Furman, John T. 2
Jones, Timothy (Of Virginia City, Nev.) 2
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Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.) 2
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Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2
Adams, William 1
Admirable Books 1
Allen, Lemmuel 1
Alliance Insurance Company 1
American Women's Voluntary Services 1
Ames, Pelham W. (Pelham Warren), 1839- 1
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Antipa, George 1
Antipa, Susan 1
Asher, Julius, 1847-1924 1
Baumann family 1
Bazilio, Loagier 1
Beegan, William 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Bockrath, Ann Maria 1
Bockrath, H. Henry 1
Bonney, John Harry 1
Bowers and Company 1
Bowers, L. S. (Lemuel Sanford), 1833-1868 1
Boyle, Emmet Derby 1
Boyle, Vida Margaret McClure, 1880-1972 1
Brower, Henry J. 1
Brown & Tassell Boots and Shoes Company 1
Brown, George (Police chief) 1
Bryan, William Jennings 1
Calhoun, James W., 1903- 1
Calhoun, Thelma E., 1913-1998 1
Centennial Methodist Church (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Champion (Ship : 1833-1871) 1
Chandler, H. H. 1
Charlatans (Musical group) 1
Clemens, Orion, 1825-1897 1
Cobb, Ty, 1915-1997 1
Cobb, Tyrus W. 1
Cobb, William, 1885-1973 1
Conwell, Julia A. 1
Conwell, W. A. 1
Cook family 1
Cooke (Family : 1894- : Cooke, Herman R., 1873-1952) 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1920-1994 1
Coryell, A. R. 1
Covington, Mary Works 1
Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901 1
Dann, Frederick P. 1
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Dohle, John 1
Duncan, William H. 1
Estudillo, Jose Ramon 1
Fair, James Graham 1
Fogarty, Denis 1
Footlight Press 1
Gardella, Joe (Giuseppe) 1
Globe Insurance Company 1
Godbe, W. S. 1
Goodwin, Alice Maynard 1
Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll) 1
Goodwin, James T., 1878-1927 1
Gould and Curry Mining Company 1
Gracey, Robert 1
Gray, Leslie Burns 1
Hale, Edward Everett 1
Hardy and Kennedy (Forest Hill, Calif.) 1
Hastings, L. B. 1
Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC 1
Holman, Heber 1
Illinois Mill (Dayton, Nev.) 1
Immel, Ray 1
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Nevada Lodge No. 7 (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
International Hotel 1
J.C. Hampton (firm) 1
Jewett family 1
Jewett, Alonzo, 1836-1902 1
Jewett, Eleazer, 1799-1876 1
Jewett, Oscar, 1837-1913 1
John Dohle's Brewery 1
Jones, Elmina S. 1
Joseph Fredericks (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Joseph Fredericks Store 1
Kaminski, Amy 1
Kennedy, Charles R., active 1911 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
Kitzmeyer, George E. 1
Koenig, Mark 1
Koenig, Roxana 1
Lake, Susanna R. 1
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