Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Overview William L. "Bill" and Sandra McGee are authors who have published extensively on a variety of subjects, including the Nevada divorce industry. The collection contains research and other materials related to the writing of The Divorce Seekers: A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler, published in 2004.
File — Box 6, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents The Leisure Hour Club Records include administrative materials, membership information, programs, and articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs that document the activities of the Leisure Hour Club since it was founded in 1896. The collection is arranged into four series by topic. Series 1 contains administrative and minutes information, a majority of which are minutes. The first set of minutes present in the collection are from 1898 when the club officially incorporated under...
Overview Doris Mosley (1917-2007) was one of the first female dealers at Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. Collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and genealogical information about Doris and her family.
Overview Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. Joanne Cutten de Longchamps was born in Los Angeles in 1923 and attended schools in Los Angeles and Paris where she studied painting and music, both of which she persued later in life. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.
Overview Oscar Mathais Ferdinand Nelson (1901-1979) and Harriet Bennett Nelson were members of the Sierra Club. The couple participated in regular outings with the Sierra Club into the Sierra Nevada mountain range, as well as other California locations and documented their trips through photography. Collection contains 590 photographs, 415 negatives, and a travel diary documenting the Nelson's various outings with the Sierra Club from 1925-1934.
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...
Overview Began December 2015 as a non-profit as a statewide repository of artifacts & ephemera pertaining to the LGBT population in Nevada. Collection highlights northern Nevada resources available to LGBT community and the events held by/for them, and for the LGBT community in Nevada. Collection materials include brochures, posters, newspaper articles, and banners created between 1965 and 2018.
Overview The Park Wedding Chapel opened on May 15, 1956, as the first wedding chapel in Reno. Joseph Melcher, a local advertising executive, and his wife Venila, converted what was formerly a private home into a chapel. The collection includes photos, postcards, newspaper clippings, articles, business records, and correspondence from 1956 to 2016 relating to the Melcher's chapel and Reno's wedding chapel history.
File — Box Shared MSS 174, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials documenting Blanche and Robert's time at the University of Nevada. Included are documents from UNR, such as dance cards and event programs, and photographs, both loose and in an album, taken by Blanche and Robert. A vast majority of the photographs are of campus buildings and campus-related events. Additionally, there is a small amount of information from Robert's time in high school and some personal photographs from after college.
File — Box Shared MSS 161, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous family papers of Mildred Jessie (Greenlee) Byers and family. A majority of materials are letters, with some photographs included. Additionally, a few certificates and pay stubs from Jessie Byers can be found in the collection. Pay stubs are from Jessie's time as postmaster in Lamoille, Nevada.