Women -- West (U.S.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Bill for goods purchased from Hunt's Hygrade Store. The collection contains material from October 1, 1914 created by Hugh Brown.
Overview Mildred Breedlove was appointed Nevada poet laureate in 1957 and 1959 and was active in the Las Vegas Branch of National Pen Women. She organized the Nevada State Poetry Society in 1961. Included are correspondence, Breedlove's published and unpublished poetry, clippings, awards, certificates, photographs, scrapbook of published poems, and portrait painted in oils. Material between 1945-2000.
Overview Largely contains material related to the public offices for which Cafferata has run and those to which she was elected, and papers related to her personal interests such as Doctors' Wives of Washoe County. Two issues evident in these papers are drunk driving legislation and hazardous waste disposal.
Abstract Letter to G. W.'s brother C. C. (Billy) Cassidy at Dutch Flat, California, regarding his travels; news of acquaintances; and about Bart Powell's sister, now in Austin, Nevada, who was banished from Missouri for the treasonable act of conveying "Rebel dispatches."
Abstract Gloria Griffen Cline (1929-1973) was a historian; professor of history at Sacramento State College, 1961-1966; and author of books and scholarly articles on Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company, early exploration of Nevada and the Great Basin of the western U.S., and fur trappers and traders. The collection includes diaries; legal papers; correspondence; Cline's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; research notes and manuscript drafts of Cline's two books, Exploring the Great Basin,...
Abstract Copy of District Court transcript of murder trial and confession of Millian who was accused of murdering prostitute Julia Bulette in Virginia City, Nevada. Includes charges, plea, testimony, and judgement.
Abstract Included is correspondence to and from Davidson, his wife Sadie, and S.F. Hunt, President of the Rio Tinto; Sadie's manuscript history/biography of the Nelson Ranch and Estella Bish Nelson; a pamphlet, Elko County and its vast mineral wealth, 1907; and newspaper clippings about mining, Mountain City, and the Davidsons.
Abstract Letters from Jack in Bishop to his soon-to-be bride in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1921, and a blank stock certificate for the Hercules Wonder Mining Company in Goldfield, Nevada, undated
Overview Harry (1904-1990) and Joan Deeley (1914-1991) Drackert owned and opperated the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch, the Donner Trails, Guest Ranch, the Silver Circle Guest Ranch, and Indian Territory, Inc. store). The collection consists of records and papers of the Drackert's three guest ranches and their store as well as papers of Harry Drackert's parents, Charles E. and Alice Richtmyer Drackert.
Abstract Autobiographical essay submitted to a contest describes the author's early life in Gold Hill and Comstock Lode regions. The collection contains material from 1952 created by Fitzgerald, L.