Deserts -- Nevada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Overland Emigrant Trail to California Across the 40-Mile Desert in Nevada: a Guide to Trail Markers Placed on the Carson River Route and the Truckee River Route, Including a Map

Identifier: 94-48

The Overland Emigrant Trail is one of a complex series of trails that crossed most Midwestern states to eventually lead into Utah, California, Oregon, and Washington. Manuscript guidebook to markers placed across the 40-Mile Desert of northwestern Nevada between 1968-1970. Included is the original report, two addenda, a trail map, diagram for construction of markers, and list of committee members and others who assisted in the project.

Dates: 1968-1970

Isaac Mayer Wise Correspondence

Identifier: NC307

Letters by Wise to the American Israelite newspaper, of which he was publisher, while on his honeymoon to the American west.,The letters were written at Salt Lake City, Utah, and Palisade and the Humboldt Desert, Nevada and describe the plains, Salt Lake City, Palisade, the Nevada desert, Carson City, Virginia City, and Gold Hill, Nevada, and Sacramento, California. He comments on Mormonism in Utah and the lack of interest in Judaism in the west.

Dates: 1877