Frontier and pioneer life -- Nevada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dalzell Family Records

Identifier: NC765

History of the Dalzell family in Ireland, Pennsylvania, California, Oregon, and the Mason Valley of Nevada.,Also included is an account of the escape of twenty-nine convicts from the Nevada State Penitentiary (1871), and photos.

Dates: 1946

Peter Harris Letter

Identifier: NC1121

Letter to William Blewett of Pleasant Mount., Penn., about Harris' previous winter, bad luck with mining stock, working at Treasure Hill, and commenting on news from home.

Dates: May 3, 1873

History of Walter J. Harris Family in Nevada and the Barnes Family in Nevada

Identifier: NC642

Typescript biography of Walter J. Harris, native Nevadan, banker and member of the Freemasons; and a history of Everett's parents, his wife Grace Barnes Harris, and her family in Nevada.,Includes photos and a history of Dayton, Nevada by Fanny Gore Hazelet.

Dates: 1951-1957

Reminiscences of a Methodist Church Circuit Rider, 1862-1885

Identifier: 83-10

F. M. Willis was a Methodist-Episcopal Church circuit rider in Nevada from 1863-1885. The collection contains Willis' account of his period as a lay leader for the Truckee, California; Walker, Nevada; and Owens River, California circuits. It includes a history of the Methodist-Episcopal Church in Nevada.

Dates: 1913

Twenty miles from a match

Identifier: NC1113

Manuscript of Olds' reminiscences of young woman-hood in Tuolumne County, California in the 1890s and homesteading and school teaching at Pyramid Lake, ca. 1908-1931.

Dates: 1977