Women -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

A Few Things I Remember

 Collection
Identifier: NC349
Abstract Frances Shellenberger describes her Mormon parents' emigration from England to Utah, father's work in pioneer Utah, childhood in a Mormon family, move to Lund and Preston, Nevada in about 1898 with a Mormon colonizing group, marriage to Walter Shellenberger in 1903, married life in the mining town of Ruth and in Ely, ranching in the Snake Valley, raising ten children, and involvement in Mormon church activities.,A brief genealogical chart is included.

Interview of Vida Boyle

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Identifier: NC237
Abstract Interview by Grace Danberg.,Recollections of household hardships in Virginia City, Nevada, and in the governor's mansion in Carson City.

Kay Bennett Papers

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Identifier: 96-16
Abstract Kay M. Bennett was a member of the Carson City, Nevada Board of Supervisors, trustee of the Carson Tahoe Hospital Board, member of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, vice chair of the Regional Transportation Commission, member of many civic boards and commissions, and a registered operating room nurse. Included are campaign materials, biographical statement, and campaign t-shirts for Bennett's 1990 campaign for Nev. State Assembly District 40 (unsuccessful) and 1992 campaign for the Carson...

Beta Sigma Phi Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 96-19
Abstract 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).

Deeds transferring claims in the Birdsall Company

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Identifier: 87-28
Abstract Deeds transferring claims in the Birdsall Company, a Virginia City, Nevada silver mining company located on the Montour Ledge. Some of the claims owners were women.

Myram Borders Scrapbooks

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Identifier: 94-07
Abstract Myram Borders (May 21, 1936) is an American journalist, a former United Press International reporter, and the wire service's Las Vegas bureau manager from 1965 to 1990. Upon retirement, she was appointed Nevada commissioner of consumer affairs and, after two years, in 1992 was named chief of the Las Vegas News Bureau, a post she held for a decade. Scrapbooks include photographs and clippings about California and Las Vegas, Nevada, produced while Borders was a commissioner of the Nevada...

The call of the ambulance

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Identifier: 91-36
Abstract Sheet music honoring the Tonopah Ambulance Regiment for service in World War I and A letter accompanying the gift from Barbara Horton Mighels, describes other war-related activities in Tonopah. The collection contains material from 1917 created by Dorothy Marett.

Clippings

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Identifier: 95-45
Abstract Clippings describe the golden wedding anniversary celebrations of Georgie and John B. Dangberg, Prominant ranchers in the Carson Valley of Nevada in 1945.

Mary Coffey Papers

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Identifier: 95-07
Overview The Mary Coffey Papers consist primarily of materials related to her interests in women's rights movements and organizations. Only a few personal materials such as greeting cards (for her seventieth birthday and retirement party) and photographs of her family are included.Coffey served for a number of years as the Soroptimist International of Nevada, legislative advocate and several folders in her collection represent that work. She attended many women's conferences in the 1970s and...

Contact, Nevada, reunion

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Identifier: 95-104
Abstract Newspaper clippings and video tape of reunions in 1979 and 1980 of former residents of Contact, Nevada. Contact is now a mining ghost town located between Wells and Jackpot, Nevada. Created by Esther Detweiler Early a former resident of Contact, Nevada and the first child born there.