Ghost towns -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Nevada Ghost Towns Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNRS-P2015-04
Overview S. Martin "Marty" Shelton served in the United States Naval Reserve and traveled throughout Nevada. His interest in the state's history led him to document the historic sites and ghost towns he saw during his visits. Over the course of about 20 years, he documented over 1,300 sites, producing slides and many black and white prints. Collection contains Shelton's photographs and slides of ghost towns and historic sites that accompany his unpublished book, A...
Dates: 1988-2001

Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows

 Collection
Identifier: 97-02
Abstract Nevada, one of fifty was a series of radio programs produced by the University of Nevada, Reno, as part of the U.S. Bicentennial celebration, which explored various aspects of the state: history, politics, immigrants, Native Americans, government, ghost towns, art, and some individuals. George Herman, professor of English at the University of Nevada, was the most frequent host but every show featured a different guest. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete....
Dates: 1976

Hugh A. Shamberger Papers

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Identifier: NC1333
Overview Hugh A. Shamberger (1990-1992) was an engineer for the State of Nevada from 1929 until his retirement from the Desert Research Institute in 1967. He wrote a series of book on mining history of Nevada. Collection contains research, notes, and photographs created and gathered by Hugh Shamberger for the publication of his book series called Historic Mining Camps of Nevada.
Dates: 1867 - 1989

S. Martin Shelton Papers on Historic Nevada Sites

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-20
Overview S. Martin "Marty" Shelton served in the United States Naval Reserve and traveled throughout Nevada. His interest in the state's history led him to document historic sites and ghost towns he saw during his visits. Over the course of about 20 years, he documented over 1,300 sites, producing slides and mainly black and white prints. Collection contains the unpublished book draft for A Catalog of Ghost Town, Mining Camps, and Historic Sites of Nevada...
Dates: 2001