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Overview 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
Abstract Deed in which the Pipers transfer ownership of land on which the Old Corner Saloon stood to the trustees of Virginia City. Created by Louise W. Piper in 1862.