Women -- Nevada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Interview of Vida Boyle

Identifier: NC237

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

Dates: undated

Kay Bennett Papers

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...
Dates: 1988-1996

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

Deeds transferring claims in the Birdsall Company

Identifier: 87-28

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.

Dates: March-October 1862

Myram Borders Scrapbooks

Identifier: 94-07

Myram Borders (1936- ) is an American journalist, former manager of the Las Vegas bureau of United Press International, and commissioner of the Nevada Commission of Consumer Affairs, 1991-1992. The collection contains scrapbooks which include photographs and newspaper clippings about California and Las Vegas, Nevada, produced while Borders was a commissioner of the Nevada Commission of Consumer Affairs.

Dates: 1989-1993

The call of the ambulance

Identifier: 91-36

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.

Dates: 1917


Identifier: 95-45

Clippings describe the golden wedding anniversary celebrations of Georgie and John B. Dangberg, Prominent ranchers in the Carson Valley of Nevada in 1945.

Dates: 1945

Mary Coffey Papers

Identifier: 95-07

Mary Coffey (1920-2009) was active in Nevada women's rights movements and organizations including Soroptimist International of Nevada. The collection consists primarily of materials related to her interests in women's rights movements and organizations.

Dates: 1974-1993

Contact, Nevada, reunion

Identifier: 95-104

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.

Dates: 1979-1980

Clarabelle Douglas Decker Papers

Identifier: 93-38
Abstract Clarabelle Douglas Decker was an elementary through college teacher and librarian who came to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1930. Her special interest was the establishment of public school libraries.Includes articles about Decker, her careers and her family; correspondence, clippings, and photographs about the Las Vegas elementary school named in Decker's honor; teaching contracts; graduation certificates; research papers on school libraries in Nevada and Arizona; and two books authored by Decker....
Dates: 1919-1983