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Women -- West (U.S.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Songbook

 Collection
Identifier: NC628
Abstract Handwritten lyrics to songs about Nevada and also popular tunes of the time; not composed by Requa.

Marie Louise Coffin Summerfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC941
Abstract Includes correspondence about financial matters, the closure of the estate of Trenmore Coffin, and the withdrawal of her investments from a California savings and loan during the Depression; school records of her son Trenmore at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis; tax bills; and history and statement concerning the Figprune Cereal Company of California.

The Tonopah ladies

 Collection
Identifier: NC1090
Abstract Analysis of presence of cultured women in Tonopah (Nevada) during the boom town period of the early 1900s, using published first-hand accounts and fiction.

The tragedy in Virginia City

 Collection
Identifier: NC831
Abstract Poem on a broadside lamenting the economic decline of Virginia City, Nevada, and the Comstock Lode.,Tipped into the book the Drama of Virginia City (copyright 1925 by the Nevada Branch of the American Association of University Women); a reprint of Eliot Lord's Comstock mining and miners, monograph IV of the U.S.G.S., 1881; Special Collections call number F849.V8 L7 c.3.

Truckee Meadows Quilters' Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 92-01
Abstract Included are minutes, bylaws, correspondence, newsletters, quilt show programs, and membership rosters.

Washo Research Notes

 Collection
Identifier: 98-17
Abstract Spring's field notes documenting Washo Indian marriage customs at Dresslerville, Nevada, include genealogies, marriage and life histories, kin relationships, children, residence and households, courtship, divorce and separation, and census data.,Also included are Washo terminology for specific topics, maps and photographs of all buildings at Dresslerville, and drafts of Spring's thesis.

Diary of Lovina Walker Weeks of her trip across the plains, with notes by her daughter Florence Weeks Blacow

 Collection
Identifier: 92-45
Abstract Lovina's diary provides brief daily descriptions of the wagon journey and is supplemented by comments of her daughter, Florence, who was eight at the time of the trip.

When Darkness Covers Me

 Collection
Identifier: NC468
Abstract Ms poem signed, which begins "Lord give me strength my life while alone, if life so wills, ....",Includes a rough draft and polished copy on stationery from Oakleigh, Santa Barbara, California.

Women in business: a resource directory of women in business

 Collection
Identifier: 92-42
Abstract Directories of women in business in Reno, Sparks, and Carson City, Nevada; and Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada.

Women in politics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 92-40
Abstract Contains materials on Nevada women in elected office, appointed positions, and politics, and includes directories, clippings, and workshop materials.