Nevada -- History
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
A proclamation [providing for the admission of Nevada as one of the states of the Union]
Collection contains received copy from Oct. 1864, on letterhead of the California State Telegraph Office, of Nevada Governor Nye's certification that the accompanying proclamation was a true copy, and article by Joseph H. Hazleton "The assassination of President Lincoln."
Belonging: Wiseman, Woolverton, Griswold, Angel [family history]
Helen Angel Fullenwider was a California researcher who researched their ancestors in 1991. Genealogical history of four families from colonial American times to the present. These families settled in Elko County, Nevada, beginning in 1859.
Centennial Committee Records
Cherry Creek Reminiscences
Frank's memories of Cherry Creek include early mining, events, people, law, religion, the Chinatown section, Indians, Cousin Jacks (English), fraternal lodges, schools, early automobiles, and the railroad.
Cortez Mines, Ltd. Summary of Stores and Material Account
The Cortez Mines, Ltd. was a mine on the southwest slope of Mt. Tenabo on the border of Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada. The collection contains inventories of supplies, 1899-1907, for goods used at the mine such as wood, soda, salt, fuel and explosives, and the amount of each used at the mine or mill.
Reminiscences of Andrew Comstock Dibble
Andrew Dibble was a rancher who was primarily active in second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century. This collection contains records of Dibble's memories, dictated to his son, about his travels from 1867-1935 across the U.S., working as a teamster for the U.S. Army, telling of conflicts between settlers and indigenous nations, Custer's Custer's campaigns in the western U.S., running cattle to Abilene, Kansas, and to eastern Nevada, and ranching near Fallon, Nevada.
Donald Drake Research Collection
Donald Drake is a history enthusiast and researcher. The collection includes transcribed newspaper articles collected from various historical sources regarding flumes, logging, fires, the Comstock, earthquakes, storms, and other historical events that have taken place in northern Nevada since the 1850s.
Guidelines and Limitations on the Creation of "Incline" County, Nevada
Includes reasons for proposal, general legal principles applicable to the creation of the county, and a county-by-county history of the creation, alteration, and division of Nevada counties. The collection contains material from 1974.
Essay about Selina Walker Hammond
Biographical essay about Selina Walker Hammond, 1841-1921, a Mormon who pioneered in the Eagle Valley of southern Nevada with her husband John.
Will James: Research Materials
Gwen Clancy is a Nevada documentary filmmaker and producer of the film The man they call Will James. Correspondence with Jewelle Parman (Jewel Finley), photographs, photocopies of photos, and notes of interviews on the topic of Will James used in the production of Clancy's film about James, The man they call Will James, his art, his life. Material between 1987-2006.