Nevada -- History -- 19th century
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The Gentry history: from Essex, England to the western United States
History of the family of Samuel and Elizabeth Davis Gentry, Mormons who immigrated from England to Utah in 1864 and whose descendents settled in parts of Utah and southern Nevada. The collection contains material from 1983 created by Lillian G. Barnum.
William Neely Letter
Letter to Neely's nephew written from Virginia City, Nevada describing ceremonies planned for Nevada's admission to statehood, difficult financial conditions, his employment as a miner, the weather, and advice to the nephew to stay at home.
Sally Zanjani Papers
Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.