Virginia City (Nev.)
Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Interview by Grace Danberg.,Recollections of household hardships in Virginia City, Nevada, and in the governor's mansion in Carson City.
George Alexander Antipa, his wife Edwina, and two daughters, June and Susan, frequently took trips to the Sierra Nevadas from San Francisco, California. The collection contains digital surrogates of slides of the Antipa and Fulton family members at Squaw Valley following the 1960 Winter Olympic Games as well as imgaes from around Lake Tahoe, Sutro, and Virginia City, Nevada.
Julius Asher (1847-1924) was a photographer who worked in Virginia City, Nevada and San Francisco and Sacramento, California in the 1860s-1890s. Hans Muessing collected these images that were digitized by Amy Kaminski. The collection includes scans of eight Julius Asher stereographs, including scans of two versos, as well as Muessig's collected information on Asher and these images.
The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.
William Beegan was a Nevada miner, formerly of Forest Hill, California. Beegan writes from Virginia City, Nevada Territory, to merchants Hardy & Kennedy of Forest Hill, California, saying he will send payment in the future. He also writes that business in Virginia City, Nevada, is improving but that cash is in short supply.
Bender's letter of June 30 to William J. Westerfield, V&TRR agent for the Virginia City, Nevada station, and later Nevada State Senator, asks about a shipment of coal and a missing cord of wood and comments on a horrible disaster in Virginia City. Westerfield's response of July 1 on the verso accounts for the wood and coal, provides details of the June 29th explosion and fire and their cause, and tells of a recent shooting in town.
Interview of Bonney by Robert L. Bruno, discussing his Nevada mining experiences from 1909-1913, in Rhyolite, Tonopah, and Virginia City.
Title papers to the Bowers and Rogers Lead, also known as Bowers Rogers, and Webb. Each lists buyer (usually C. N. Felton) and seller and describes location of claim.
Letter from Brower, Deputy Assessor for Storey County, Nevada, to "Friend Burnett" describing his job, the weather, and mining conditions in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains material from October 22, 1866 created by Henry J. Brower.
The Brown & Tassell Boots & Shoes Company was owned by Conrad Brown and John Tassell and was located at 565 C Street, Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains nine ledgers from the company documenting business transactions from 1872-1883.