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Memoirs of Russell Prunty

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Identifier: NC340
Abstract Brief reminiscences of boyhood days on the Prunty Family ranch in Elko County, Nevada include descriptions of haying, ca 1903-1910 and his mother's work in the home and garden.

Renee Rampton Papers

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Identifier: 92-37
Abstract Contains research papers, correspondence and newspaper articles related to the proposed Equal Rights Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and to the Mormon Church's efforts in Utah and Nevada to defeat the E.R.A.

Recollections of her life in the Army

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Identifier: 99-70
Abstract Fanny Dunbar Corbusier's recollections include her childhood in New Orleans; marriage to William Henry Corbusier in 1869; his medical practice in Ft. McDermitt, Nevada, from 1869-1872; Paiute Indians at Ft. McDermitt, including Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; and their stay at other western Army posts in Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, and Wyoming.

Lucretia Redfield Correspondence

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Identifier: 90-57
Abstract Letters to Lucretia from friends and relatives in Austin, Nevada tell of news of mutual friends and of Austin, including outdoor winter activities, dance clubs, parties, a boy (Lucretia's son?) named George, and music lessons.

Mari Sandoz Correspondence

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Identifier: 95-83
Abstract Letters to Robert A. Griffen of Reno, Nevada, from Mari Sandoz. In Sandoz' letter of June 28, 1959, she discusses her book Hostiles and friendlies and other literature about the American West. Letter of Aug. 28, 1961, discusses the publication of her book, Ram in the thicket by Readers Digest, a re-issue of Cheyenne autumn, and her desire to obtain some of Griffen's Indian bead work and photos of his paintings. Letter of Dec. 27, 1961, thanks Griffen for his gift of a sketch of a bar.

Byrd Fanita Wall Sawyer Papers

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Identifier: NC536
Abstract Manuscript and notes on the history of Nevada, including women teachers; Sparks and Churchill County, Nevada; and Paiute Indians. Also included are curriculum materials on Nevada history; correspondence about Sawyer's research, statistics on land ownership and use in Nevada, turkey production in the Fallon area, and copies of presidential executive orders establishing wildlife refugees in Nevada.

Shafter, Nevada: life in the early 1940s

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Identifier: 92-44
Abstract The author describes the small railroad town of Shafter, located one hundred miles east of Elko, Nevada, and life there for her grandparents, Lester and Bernice Silva and family between 1941-1945.

Preamble on Silver Coinage

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Identifier: 89-71
Abstract Declaration favoring free coinage of silver, insisting on payment in silver for all business transactions, and declaring that President Cleveland's action on the silver question was a direct contradiction to his campaign promises.

Alice L. Smith Papers

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Identifier: 93-10
Abstract Included is biographical information; personal correspondence; working papers for Smith's community service involvement

Elizabeth Laidlaw Smith Letter

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Identifier: NC837
Abstract Letter to the librarian of the Univ. of Nevada-Reno, providing a biographical sketch of Laidlaw's family, the Smiths, in Reno; and Teddy Roosevelt's visit there.,Tipped into a book issued by the Nevada Commercial League of Reno, Reno, Nevada and its surroundings (Reno : Gazette Publishing Company, 1907); Special Collections call number F849.R4,R46 1907.

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