Nevada -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

A Few Things I Remember

 Collection
Identifier: NC349
Abstract Frances Shellenberger describes her Mormon parents' emigration from England to Utah, father's work in pioneer Utah, childhood in a Mormon family, move to Lund and Preston, Nevada in about 1898 with a Mormon colonizing group, marriage to Walter Shellenberger in 1903, married life in the mining town of Ruth and in Ely, ranching in the Snake Valley, raising ten children, and involvement in Mormon church activities.,A brief genealogical chart is included.

A proclamation [providing for the admission of Nevada as one of the states of the Union]

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Identifier: NC106
Abstract 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]

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Identifier: 91-40
Abstract 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

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Identifier: AC 0065
Overview In April 1973, University President N. Edd Miller appointed the University of Nevada Centennial Committee to plan and execute the observance, in 1974-1975, of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the University of Nevada, Reno. The chairman of the committee was Samuel M. Basta, Dean of Community Relations. The collection contains correspondence, committee minutes, memorandums, and reports, 1973-1975; a traveling slide presentation sponsored by General University Extension in conjuction with...

Cherry Creek Reminiscences

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Identifier: 89-65
Abstract 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.

Reminiscences of Andrew Comstock Dibble

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Identifier: NC713
Abstract Memories of Dibble, 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 battles with Indians, Custer's Indian campaigns, running cattle to Abilene, Kansas, and to eastern Nevada, and ranching near Fallon, Nevada.

Donald Drake Research Collection

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Identifier: NC1341
Overview Donald Drake is a history enthusiast and researcher. The collection includes transcribed newspaper articles collected from various historical sources regarding, flumes, logging, fire, 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

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Identifier: 89-43
Abstract 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

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Identifier: 90-29
Abstract 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

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Identifier: 93-02
Abstract 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.