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C. W. Lightner Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-56
Abstract Letter from Lightner in Virginia City to W. H. Duncan in Austin, Nevada, discussing a job offer in Mexico and his conditions for accepting employment in the Reese River Mining District near Austin. The collection contains material from June 12, 1865 created by C. W. Lightner.
Dates: June 12, 1865

Marye Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 84-07
Abstract George T. Marye, Jr., 1846-1933 (wife Marie Alice Doyle Marye, 1870-1946), was U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1916, and a Nevada and California businessman. Daughter Helen Marye Thomas owned the S Bar S Ranch at Wadsworth, Nevada and was active in many civic organizations. Papers related to Helen Marye Thomas and her parents. Included are records related to her father's term as U.S. Ambassador to Russia and his businesses; the purchase, construction, and maintenance of the S Bar S Ranch; Thomas'...
Dates: 1814-1985; Majority of material found within 1916-1958

Masons on the mountain broadside

 Collection
Identifier: 92-07
Abstract This broadside describes Virginia City, Nevada, and the Masonic organization in Virginia City; lists officers and members in Virginia City; and discusses Masonic activities and the lodge on September 9, 1875.
Dates: September 9, 1875

Methodist-Episcopal Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-39
Abstract Register includes names of ministers, members, classes, and probationers, and records of marriages. First church in Virginia City, Nevada, organized in 1861. The church burned in 1875; the next year the rebuilt church was renamed Centennial Methodist Church.
Dates: 1872-1881

William C. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-06
Abstract Includes material related to Miller's career and interests, particularly the history of Nevada Territory and the theater. Included are correspondence, Miller's thesis and dissertation, scripts of plays performed by the Reno Little Theater and Reno Dramatic Club, sheet music, a minute book/account ledger of stock holders of the Silver Star Mining District (Comstock Lode), and a poster for Topliffe's Theatre (earliest known Nevada imprint, 1862). Material between 1860-1976.
Dates: 1860-1976; 1860-1976

William Neely Letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC1095
Abstract Letter to Neely's nephew written from Virginia City, Nevada describing ceremonies planned for Nevada's admission to statehood, difficult financial conditions, his employment as a miner, the weather, and advice to the nephew to stay at home.
Dates: 1864

Nevada Imprints Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 89-62
Abstract Includes minutes of the Methodist Episcopal Church Missions, Nevada, 1887-1908 Nevada Immigration Bureau report, 1893-1894 reports from the Nevada governor, controller, Public Instruction Department, attorney general, secretary of state, and Centennial Commissioners (1877) and Virginia City Ordinances, 1868.
Dates: 1868-1908

Nevada National Guard, Company A Records

 Collection
Identifier: 86-08
Abstract The Nevada National Guard Company A was located in Virginia City, NV. Minute book contains records of meetings from July 6, 1886 through February 12, 1898.
Dates: 1886-1898

Ophir House Inventories

 Collection
Identifier: NC200
Abstract Inventories of furniture in the Ophir House, taken room-by-room, including dimensions of each room. The collection contains material from 1898; 1904 created by the Ophir House in Virginia City, Nev.
Dates: 1898; 1904

Deed of land transfer by John Piper

 Collection
Identifier: 84-13
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.
Dates: 1862

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