Virginia City (Nev.)
Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.