Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Graham Erskine Records
Graham Erskine (1911-1991) was an architect who came to Reno, Nevada in 1947 and was active in designing commercial and institutional buildings in Reno and Carson City during the middle twentieth century. His papers consist primarily with specifications and contracts for his architectural work as well as a small number of personal papers, and photographs. Materials from 1948-1989.
Nevada Archaeological Survey Reports
Abstract Begun in 1966, the Nevada Archeological Survey (NAS) was originally a unit of the Desert Research Institute and later became part of the University of Nevada Anthropology Department. The purpose of the NAS was to coordinate all the archeological work in the state of Nevada and foster cooperation between individuals and institutions working in Nevada archeology. The collection contains reports of archeological investigations of historic and prehistoric sites in northern Nevada and...
Sparks Family Papers
Abstract John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles...
Dates: 1835-2011; Majority of material found within 1880-1910
University of Nevada, Reno, Ethnological Archives
Abstract Included are students' final field reports; administrative correspondence, grant applications and reports; reference material distributed to students; and research material compiled by Drs. Warren d'Azevedo and Catherine Fowler on kinship in Washington County, Utah, and Reno, Nevada.,Topics of student reports include the Washo, Paiute, and Shoshone Indians of northern Nevada; Navaho at Kaibito, New Mexico; Indians on Vancouver Island, British Columbia; Samoans in the San Francisco Bay area,...
Washoe County Title Guaranty Company Abstract of Title, Prater's Addition to Sparks
The Washoe County Title Guaranty Company was a title company located in Reno, Nevada. The collection contains chain of title for two lots, 13 and 14, in Sparks, Nevada citing all owners, mortgages, and liens.