Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Copy of typescript of parts two and three of Bean's diary describing family and community events, details of Mormon missionary settlements (including Las Vegas, Nevada), exploration, and his business transactions.
Delphine A. and Charles Pemberton Squires were residents of Las Vegas from 1905-1958. Charles was a member of the League of the Southwest and the Colorado River Commission. The collection contains a history of Las Vegas and southern Nevada by the Squires, from earliest times with emphasis on the period from 1905.
History of Jews in Nevada from 1826-1958 includes statistics, names and brief biographies of Jews in various Nevada locations and San Francisco, and data on temples and on politics. Based on interviews conducted in 1958 for a brochure published in connection with the dedication of the Temple Beth Sholem in Las Vegas.
Edith E. O'Keefe was a Reno, Nevada resident and married to David A. O'Keefe. Vol. 1, undated, of scrapbooks contains clippings of inspirational and patriotic poems and prayers. Vol. 2, 1964, contains greeting cards for all occasions and clippings about historic Las Vegas, Nevada
Josephine C. Scott was married to miner and prospector, George R. Scott. She wrote about mining and construction in Nevada. Collection contains three volumes (of the original 4 volumes) depict the Scott's prospecting journey through southern Nevada, Death Valley, eastern California/western Nevada along the Walker River, and through Bridgeport over Sonora Pass. Created between March 14-September 9, 1914.