Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

George Washington Bean Journal

 Collection
Identifier: NC703
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1831-1870

Las Vegas, Nevada: Its Romance and History

 Collection
Identifier: NC356
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1955

Notes on the part played by Jewish people in the history of the state of Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: NC110
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1960

Edith E. O'Keefe Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 99-44
Abstract

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

Dates: 1964

A thousand miles of desert and mountains: a prospecting trip across Nevada and over the Sierras

 Collection
Identifier: 91-48
Abstract

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.

Dates: March 14-September 9, 1914