Virginia City (Nev.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Interview of Vida Boyle

 Collection
Identifier: NC237
Abstract Interview by Grace Danberg.,Recollections of household hardships in Virginia City, Nevada, and in the governor's mansion in Carson City.
Dates: undated

Baumann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1391
Overview 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.
Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929

William Beegan Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 95-18
Abstract 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.
Dates: August 20, 1860

D. A. Bender and William J. Westerfield Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-14
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1873

Interview of John Bonney by Robert Bruno

 Collection
Identifier: NC562
Abstract Interview of Bonney by Robert L. Bruno, discussing his Nevada mining experiences from 1909-1913, in Rhyolite, Tonopah, and Virginia City.
Dates: 1972

Deeds to Bowers and Rogers Lead

 Collection
Identifier: NC239
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1861-1863

Henry J. Brower Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 89-23
Abstract 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.
Dates: October 22, 1866

George Brown Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 99-29
Abstract George Brown was police chief of Virginia City, Nevada in 1880. Statement to the City Clerk of Virginia City from George Brown, turning over his salary for October and November, 1880, to J.C. Hampton and Company.
Dates: November 24, 1880

Deeds to Conwell property in Virginia City

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Identifier: NC249
Abstract Quitclaim deeds for sale of Julia A. and W. A. Conwell's property in Virginia City, Nevada to T. [Timothy] Jones of Virginia City. The collection contains material from November 16, 1874 W. A. Conwell.
Dates: November 16, 1874

Early days in Nevada collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC386
Abstract Photocopies of a series of articles from the Chico enterprise (California) consisting of recollections of Nelson's years in Nevada with anecdotes concerning the social customs and political life of the era and his life as a miner, with sketches of journalists and political figures of Virginia City. Also included is a sketch of wheat ranching in northern California from 1860-1863 near Nelson.
Dates: 1928