Virginia City (Nev.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Jewett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-11
Abstract

Principally detailed letters from brothers Oscar and Alonzo Jewett to their family in Saginaw, Michigan, in which they discuss their life and mining ventures in Virginia City, Nevada, and Oscar's military activities. Also included are letters from their parents and sister in Michigan reporting news of the family and Saginaw. Material between 1861-1867.

Dates: 1861-1867

Deed for sale of Jones property in Virginia City

 Collection
Identifier: NC250
Abstract

Deed for sale of the Jones' property in Virginia City to L. B. Hastings. The collection contains material from December 14, 1875 created by Timothy Jones.

Dates: December 14, 1875

George E. Kitzmeyer Records

 Collection
Identifier: 82-41
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.

Dates: 1867-1957

Land patent

 Collection
Identifier: NC209
Abstract

Patent to mining property in Virginia City includes a description of the property's location and conditions of the grant. The collection contains material from July 28, 1883 created by J. B. Overton.

Dates: July 28, 1883

Leo S. Levy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC537
Abstract

World War II ration book and tokens; souvenir covers (envelopes) pertaining to Virginia City, Nevada; and a poster for the opening of the Comstock Station (gas station) in Virginia City.

Dates: 1943-1964

Marye Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 84-07
Abstract George T. Marye, Jr., 1846-1933 (wife Marie Alice Doyle Marye, 1870-1946), was U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1916, and a Nevada and California businessman. Daughter Helen Marye Thomas owned the S Bar S Ranch at Wadsworth, Nevada and was active in many civic organizations. Papers related to Helen Marye Thomas and her parents. Included are records related to her father's term as U.S. Ambassador to Russia and his businesses; the purchase, construction, and maintenance of the S Bar S Ranch; Thomas'...
Dates: 1814-1985; Majority of material found within 1916-1958

Masons on the mountain broadside

 Collection
Identifier: 92-07
Abstract

This broadside describes Virginia City, Nevada, and the Masonic organization in Virginia City; lists officers and members in Virginia City; and discusses Masonic activities and the lodge on September 9, 1875.

Dates: September 9, 1875

Methodist-Episcopal Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-39
Abstract

Register includes names of ministers, members, classes, and probationers, and records of marriages. First church in Virginia City, Nevada, organized in 1861. The church burned in 1875; the next year the rebuilt church was renamed Centennial Methodist Church.

Dates: 1872-1881

William C. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-06
Abstract

Includes material related to Miller's career and interests, particularly the history of Nevada Territory and the theater. Included are correspondence, Miller's thesis and dissertation, scripts of plays performed by the Reno Little Theater and Reno Dramatic Club, sheet music, a minute book/account ledger of stock holders of the Silver Star Mining District (Comstock Lode), and a poster for Topliffe's Theatre (earliest known Nevada imprint, 1862). Material between 1860-1976.

Dates: 1860-1976; 1860-1976

William Neely Letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC1095
Abstract

Letter to Neely's nephew written from Virginia City, Nevada describing ceremonies planned for Nevada's admission to statehood, difficult financial conditions, his employment as a miner, the weather, and advice to the nephew to stay at home.

Dates: 1864