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Roster of Freemasons Mount Rose Lodge No. 40

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Identifier: NC788
Abstract Roster of members as of charter night for the lodge. The collection contains material from June 26, 1950 created by the Freemasons Mount Rose Lodge No. 40.
Dates: June 26, 1950

Proposed alterations to Masonic building, Reno, Nevada

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Identifier: 83-26
Abstract Architectural plans for alterations to the Reno, Nevada Masonic building on Virginia St.,Includes three of the original four alternate plans for the building layout; created by A. B. Paulson in 1946.
Dates: 1946

Masons on the mountain broadside

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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

William C. Miller Papers

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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

Frank Edward Murphy Papers

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Identifier: NC1047
Abstract Principally correspondence relating to Murphy's work with the Freemasons, Christian Science Church, the Liberty Loan Committee of Nevada, and the American Committee for Relief in the Near East (Armenian and Syrian relief effort). Also included are Murphy's notarial records for his railroad and wood companies.
Dates: 1889-1933

Nevada Imprints Microfilm Collection

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Identifier: 89-54
Abstract Miscellaneous items about Nevada subjects include Sutro Tunnel agreement mining laws of Reese River, Marysville, Mt. Airy, Peavine, White Pine, and Spruce Mountain mining districts theater playbills from Carson City paper on the Shoshone Indian dialect Nevada-California boundary messages and reports from state officials constitutions and bylaws of the Gold Hill Fire Department, Carson City Knights of Pythias, Gold Hill Miners' Union, and Washoe Typographical Union no. 65 and a 1885...
Dates: 1860-1889

Charles Priest Papers

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Identifier: NC559
Abstract Primarily correspondence related to Priest's career in education and his military activities. Also included are legal documents such as college records, teacher's credentials, teaching contracts, appointment to the Nevada Bar, and military appointments; a scrapbook of clippings and letters on Nevada educational topics (1923-1927) and his military career; and printed materials about the Mooney School, Vanderbilt University, Phi Beta Kappa, and Freemasonry.
Dates: 1901-1965

A Profile of Silas Earl Ross

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Identifier: NC1078
Abstract Biographical sketch of Ross, signed by the author.,Includes information on Ross' father, Orrin C. Ross; Silas' service on the University of Nevada Board of Regents; the Masonic ceremony of laying cornerstones; and the mortuary profession.
Dates: 1960

Silas Earl Ross Papers

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Identifier: NC820
Overview Silas Earl Ross (1887-1975) was a Nevada funeral director (Ross-Burke Company); member of University of Nevada-Reno faculty (1909-1914) and Board of Regents (1932-1956). Active in the Freemasons from 1908-1975, Ross served as the Nevada Grand Master. Ross also served as chair of the Nevada State Republican Central Committee and Reno City Councilman. He was married to Emily Coffin in 1913; they had one son, Silas Earl Ross Jr. (1916-1967). The collection includes autobiographical and...
Dates: 1864-1975

George Bradley Russell Papers

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Identifier: NC125
Overview George Bradley Russell was a Nevada newspaperman and politician, the editor of the Elko Independent, a correspondent for the Elko Daily Press, and the editor and owner of the Carson Chronicle. Russell served as Nevada State Treasurer, 1927-1934. He was also active in Republican Party politics and in many fraternal groups. Collection contains papers relating to Russell's career in newspapers; Republican politics; office of Nevada State Treasurer; his involvement with the Daughters of Damon,...
Dates: 1829-1966; Majority of material found within 1927-1966