Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Aroet Lucius Hale, born on May 18, 1828, was an extremely active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and an early emigrant to Utah Territory. Hale died on December 13, 1911 in Grantsville, Utah. Collection contains two journals by Aroet Lucius Hale transcribed by Kathlyn Cranney Mayes Stubblefield in 1990 describing the life of Hale and his emigration from Dover, New Hampshire to Grantsville, Utah.
Overview Andrew “Jack” Dieringer (1925-2020) graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1948 with a degree in biology. He began working for the Nevada Fish and Game Commission directly out of college and continued there until his retirement in 1983. Collection includes daily diaries kept by Dieringer from February 1951 to his retirement in 1983 and record his daily work activities, meetings, and trips to the field.
Scope and Contents Manuscript diaries of life in California and at the Sierra Nevada Mountain's summer home.
Dates: 1888-1994; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1932
Overview C. C. Goodwin was a writer, politician, and journalist. He lived in Nevada from 1860-1880, and was associated with the Virginia City newspaper, the Territorial Enterprise. Collection contains one journal of unpublished writings on historical events and people in which Goodwin was interested.
Dates: late 19th century
Overview Alphratta Blanche Preston (1886-1977) was a French teacher and operated boarding houses in Reno, Nevada. The collection, dating from 1901-1973, consists of Preston's diaries, correspondence with family members, personal papers, financial documents and ephemera.
Overview John Gilbertson was a teacher for Washoe County School District in Nevada from 1977-2009, retiring from Reno High School. He taught at Nixon High School (Nixon, Nevada) for one year from 1979-1980. This collection contains Gilbertson's transcribed teaching journal from the year spent at Nixon.
Overview Samuel Bradford Doten (1875-1955) was born in Gold Hill, Nevada to Alfred and Mary Stoddard Doten. Doten taught at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1900 until his retirement in 1946 and served as the director of the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station. He was an avid fisherman and kept a fishing journal from 1906-1951. Collection contains his journal and a small amount of additional materials, including correspondence and photographs, found in the journals.
Identifier: AC 0630
Overview The University of Nevada conducted its first Summer School in 1912. The students, all teachers, began a diary describing their experiences, including extracurricular activities in Reno, Virginia City, and at Lake Tahoe. The diary was continued by the Summer School students of 1913 and 1914.
Overview Watson Van Etten was a professional miner and prospector in California and Nevada in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Collection contains 24 diaries of experiences of a Watson Van Etten as a miner and prospector in California and Nevada from 1891-1920.