Carson City (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0239
Overview In 1887, when the Hatch Act provided federal funds, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created by the Board of Regents. From the beginning, there was an emphasis on experimental work and extension services. It expanded its services under the Adams Act in 1906, and in 1925 the Purnell Fund was established for the further endowment of the experiment stations. The collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection...
Abstract Collection includes two diaries; an overland account of Anderson's journey from Wisconsin to Carson City, 1862-1863; a medical record book, 1863-1866; letters; receipts; and photographs.
Abstract The Carson Opera House Association was a group which oversaw operation of the Carson Opera House in Carson City, Nevada. Includes minutes, 1877-1929 with list of stock holders, 1929, and correspondence laid in; stockbook, 1878-1929; and cash book, 1926-1929, with correspondence and checks laid in.
Overview Graham Erskine (1911-1991) was an architect who came to Reno, Nevada in 1947 and was active in designing commercial and institutional buildings in Reno and Carson City during the middle twentieth century. His papers consist primarily with specifications and contracts for his architectural work as well as a small number of personal papers, and photographs. Materials from 1948-1989.
Abstract George E. Kitzmeyer was a Nevadan undertaker who sat on the Nevada Morticians' Board of Examiners. Collection includes death records and funeral account books of George Kitzmeyer, Carson City, Nevada, 1867-1932; funeral account book and company minutes of the Perkins-Gulling Company, Reno, 1909-1923; funeral account book and company minutes of Ross-Burke Company, Reno, 1923-1952; and Washoe County Coroner's jury record, 1936-1957.
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Overview Ester Nicholson (1902-1992) became a member of the League of Women Voters in 1927 and was active in League activities throughout the rest of her life. The collection includes Nicholson's files on the Nevada, Carson City, Las Vegas and U.S. Leagues of Women Voters, Nevada politics, Carson City (Nevada), and women in Nevada.
Abstract Petition protesting to the Nevada state Assembly against a bill funding the Ormsby County debt unless all claims and debts were included and paid equally.
Dates: February 27, 1866
Abstract Abstracts containing records of chains of title for land in Placer and E. Dorado Counties, California; and Douglas and Ormsby Counties in Nevada, all surrounding Lake Tahoe. Possibly compiled as part of a 1912 effort to create a Lake Tahoe national park.
Overview The Vanderleith family were residents of Carson City, Nevada. The "Crazy" book is a scrapbook of programs and momentos of social events in Carson City in the 1890s and political campaigns (Republican and Silver parties) from 1888-1907, compiled by Edward and Emma.