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Secret societies -- Nevada -- Reno

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Coffin and Keys Records

Identifier: AC 0578
Abstract The collection includes Coffin and Keys correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and flyers. Of special interest are the recollections of Emeritus History Professor James W. Hulse concerning his experiences with Coffin and Keys as an undergraduate student.

THE FIVE Records

Identifier: AC 0482
Abstract The collection consists of issues of "THE FIVE" newsletter, from Volume 1, Issue 1 (2009) - Volume 5, Issue 5 (2014).

Thomas Kerr Hymers Papers

Identifier: NC757
Abstract Includes a deed for unspecified property conveyed from Lawrence Silver to John Hymers and John Robinson; tax receipt; business and fraternal order cards, and a call to a ceremonial session of the Shriners which includes a comic stock certificate in the Beautiful Dream Mining Company.

Order of the Sceptre Records

Identifier: AC 0550
Abstract The Order of the Sceptre Records consist of letters to a prospective initiate, the November 2009 "Apathy Is Dead" newsletter, a printout of the group's Nevada WIKI page, a printout of its Nevada WIKI page, and a screenshot of its Web homepage.

Chester Arthur Paterson Papers

Identifier: NC640
Abstract Includes correspondence and membership certificates from Cecil W. Creel of the Scottish Rite Temple of Reno; deeds for Paterson's property at Reno and Zephyr Cove, Nevada; an affidavit of the date of Paterson's birth; and school yearbooks from Verdi Elementary School, Nevada, where wife Verna Stumpf Paterson taught.

Verna Stumpf Paterson Papers

Identifier: NC1251
Abstract Principally, Nevada genealogical records compiled from western Nevada cemeteries, Bibles, family histories of Reno residents, and Episcopal churches in Reno, Virginia City, and Gold Hill.,Also included is a scrapbook of D.A.C. activities in Nevada; and one of photos, certificates, and fraternal memorabilia of Alfred and Augusta L. Nelson.

Minutes of Phi Sigma Alpha

Identifier: NC591
Abstract Minutes and charter provide details of the chapter's initial organization, activities, and membership.

Certificates from the Shriners for John LaRue Robinson

Identifier: 91-19
Abstract Includes Robinson's membership certificate for the Kerak Temple of the Schriners of Reno, 1914 and certificate from the Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children, San Francisco, in memory of Robinson

Maude Sawin Taylor Papers

Identifier: NC1196
Abstract The collection includes correspondence to and from Taylor, her husband Chester C. Taylor, Ruth Torkelson, and James Edward Church; clippings, photos, awards, and notes; and correspondence, financial records and newsletters of some twenty civic organizations and the First Baptist Church of Reno, Nevada.