Women -- West (U.S.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Martin Price Papers

Identifier: NC623
Abstract Class notebooks from Price's studies at the University of California and daily journals of 1895, 1897, and 1899.,The 1897 journal contains a supply list, recipes, and account of a hiking/camping trek in Yosemite with his wife Jennie, where they placed Sierra Club registers on mountain peaks.
Dates: 1890-1899

Probate records

Identifier: NC132
Abstract Records of the estate of Mary Ann McFarlin (E. B. Coffin, executor), include executor's statements of receipts, debts paid, and assets; monthly bank statements; will; correspondence from heirs to executor; and deeds, 1929-1944.
Dates: 1929-1944

Proclamation declaring Nevada Women's History Week

Identifier: 98-11
Abstract Proclamation by Nevada Governor Richard H. Bryan declaring the week of March 4-10, 1984, as Nevada Women's History Week.
Dates: March 2, 1984

Memoirs of Russell Prunty

Identifier: NC340
Abstract Brief reminiscences of boyhood days on the Prunty Family ranch in Elko County, Nevada include descriptions of haying, ca 1903-1910 and his mother's work in the home and garden.
Dates: undated

Renee Rampton Papers

Identifier: 92-37
Abstract Renee Rampton was an elementary school teacher was very active Contains research papers, correspondence and newspaper articles related to the proposed Equal Rights Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and to the Mormon Church's efforts in Utah and Nevada to defeat the E.R.A. Material between 1975-1978.
Dates: 1975-1978

Recollections of her life in the Army

Identifier: 99-70
Abstract Fanny Dunbar Corbusier's recollections include her childhood in New Orleans; marriage to William Henry Corbusier in 1869; his medical practice in Ft. McDermitt, Nevada, from 1869-1872; Paiute Indians at Ft. McDermitt, including Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; and their stay at other western Army posts in Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, and Wyoming. Material from 1918.
Dates: 1918

Lucretia Redfield Correspondence

Identifier: 90-57
Abstract Letters to Lucretia from friends and relatives in Austin, Nevada tell of news of mutual friends and of Austin, including outdoor winter activities, dance clubs, parties, a boy (Lucretia's son?) named George, and music lessons.
Dates: 1880-1887

Byrd Fanita Wall Sawyer Papers

Identifier: NC536
Abstract Manuscript and notes on the history of Nevada, including women teachers; Sparks and Churchill County, Nevada; and Paiute Indians. Also included are curriculum materials on Nevada history; correspondence about Sawyer's research, statistics on land ownership and use in Nevada, turkey production in the Fallon area, and copies of presidential executive orders establishing wildlife refugees in Nevada.
Dates: 1930-1963

Shafter, Nevada: life in the early 1940s

Identifier: 92-44
Abstract Bonny Silva was a Reno, Nevada resident. The author describes the small railroad town of Shafter, located one hundred miles east of Elko, Nevada, and life there for her grandparents, Lester and Bernice Silva and family between 1941-1945. Created in 1992.
Dates: 1992

Preamble on Silver Coinage

Identifier: 89-71
Abstract Declaration favoring free coinage of silver, insisting on payment in silver for all business transactions, and declaring that President Cleveland's action on the silver question was a direct contradiction to his campaign promises.
Dates: August 11, 1893