White Pine County (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0239
Overview In 1887, when the Hatch Act provided federal funds, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created by the Board of Regents. From the beginning, there was an emphasis on experimental work and extension services. It expanded its services under the Adams Act in 1906, and in 1925 the Purnell Fund was established for the further endowment of the experiment stations. The collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection...
Overview The Bullion and Exchange Bank of Carson City, Nevada was established in 1875 as the Carson City Savings Bank. THe collection includes two volumes of manuscript drafts written by the Bullion and Exchange Bank on the Anglo-California Bank of San Francisco, one volume of daily statements, one ledger, and 7 folders of invoices and correspondence dating from 1877-1931.
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Abstract 1957 speech delivered to the Assessors' Association of Nevada on mining in White Pine County, Nevada. Also included is a brief history of the county. 1964 speech, "Speaking frankly about men, mining & meddling" delivered to National Western Mining Conference.
Dates: 1957; 1964
Overview Cornell Henry Vander Meer (1897-1981) was a high school science teacher in White Pine County, Nevada in the 1920s and 1930s. The collection contains reminiscences about Vander Meer's arrival in Ely in 1926, teaching high school, and descriptions and photos of the community, pupils and other teachers.
Overview Elizabeth Stark was a member of the American Association of University Women, which was the sponsor of this women's history project. The collection contains biographies of women residents of White Pine County, Nevada, including the legend of Mary Stanton, a Shoshone Indian woman healer.