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Beta Sigma Phi Scrapbooks

Identifier: 96-19

Beta Sigma Phi began as a national women's sorority for self-improvement and community service during the Great Depression in 1931. Scrapbooks for three Lovelock, Nevada chapters include photographs, party favors, guest lists, clippings, and memorabilia (1939-1977).

Dates: 1939-1977

Alan Bible Papers

Identifier: NC01
Abstract Alan Bible, a Nevada politician and attorney, served as the District Attorney of Storey County from 1935-1938 until he was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Nevada in 1938. In 1942, Bible was appointed State Attorney, and served in that position until 1950. Upon resignation from that position, he resumed private practice of law, which would continue throughout the rest of his career. In 1954, Bible was appointed to serve in the United States Senate, filling the vacancy left upon the...
Dates: 1953-1974

Robert and Blanche Bryant Papers

Identifier: NC1358
Abstract Blanche Parker and Robert Bryant graduated from the University of Nevada in 1946 and 1949 respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University, Robert enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After training, he was deployed to Italy where he served during the last year of World War II. During this time, Blanche continued studying and also worked at the Herlong Army Depot in munitions. In 1946, while in her senior year, Blanche and Robert met. They were married on June 11, 1949, at Our Lady of the...
Dates: 1939-1949

Gloria Griffen Cline Papers

Identifier: NC1041
Abstract Gloria Griffen Cline (1929-1973) was a historian; professor of history at Sacramento State College, 1961-1966; and author of books and scholarly articles on Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company, early exploration of Nevada and the Great Basin of the western U.S., and fur trappers and traders. The collection includes diaries; legal papers; correspondence; Cline's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; research notes and manuscript drafts of Cline's two books, Exploring the Great Basin,...
Dates: 1912-1984

E. B. Coffin Papers

Identifier: NC1062

The E. B. Coffin Papers contains genealogical materials about Coffin family members, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates; lineage notes; obituaries; and newspaper clippings. Also included is correspondence (usually on the death of a family member), deeds and legal agreements, a scrapbook and autograph album, and many photographs of the family.

Dates: 1850-1981

Clel Georgetta Papers

Identifier: 99-42
Abstract Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter...
Dates: 1916-1979

Mary Hill Campus Life Scrapbook

Identifier: AC 0706

Mary Isabel Hill attended the University of Nevada from 1933-1942. The collection contains one scrapbook and loose scrapbook pages from a second, smaller scrapbook. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, correspondence, ephemera, and phographs from Hill's time as a student at the University of Nevada.

Dates: 1939-1942; 1944

Marion Mallory Papers

Identifier: 98-34
Abstract Includes official copies and photocopies of patents issued to Mallory in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, and France between 1919-1954 for Mallory's automotive inventions; text explaining the importance of several auto parts invented by Mallory; memos; newsletter article about an exhibit featuring Mallory's inventions at the University of Nevada, Reno; a scrapbook (1926-1934) of clippings, brochures, advertisements, and photographs related to Mallory's inventions and...
Dates: 1907-2000

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service Records

Identifier: AC 0043
Abstract The Nevada Cooperative Extension Service is one of the three branches of agricultural education. Founded in Nevada as a result of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, it organized scores of clubs for young people that were the predecessor of the 4-H Club, and worked closely with the Nevada Farm Bureau. In 1938, The Nevada Farm Bureau and the Extension Service purchased a tract of land at Tahoe; a camp was established on the property owned by the state, paid for by the counties, and managed by the...
Dates: 1923-1980

Carol Nabors Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

Identifier: NC1355

Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. Joanne Cutten de Longchamps was born in Los Angeles in 1923 and attended schools in Los Angeles and Paris where she studied painting and music, both of which she pursued later in life. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.

Dates: 1943-1951

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