Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Nevada Press Women (NPW) is an organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who receive remuneration for their work. Included are minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, clippings, officers' manual, convention materials, and files related to the publication of A Nevada historical miscellany. Material between 1970-2013.
Overview Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa (Mrs....
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964
Overview The Savage Mining Company was a silver mine located in Virginia City, Nevada. Charles Bonner was a superintendent for the Company. Collection contains incoming correspondence mainly from the 1860s for the Savage Mining Company and is address to superintendent Charles Bonner.
Dates: 1866-1876; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1868
Overview Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.
Abstract Southern Pacific Railroad Company was a transcontinental railroad company with tracks running east and west through Nevada. Includes train orders for some Nevada trains, 1896-1958; correspondence, 1892-1958; and time tables, 1914-1925. Of note in the orders are communiques regarding President Harding's funeral train and security precautions in World War II; and in the correspondence, the specifications for maximum railroad car sizes, instructions for transport of army personnel in World War II,...
Overview History of early roads and highways in District IX of the California Division of Highways, which covers Inyo, Mono, and eastern Kern Counties. Includes text and correspondence from 1951-1952. Collection created by Alan S. Hart.
Abstract Bulletins and notices issued by the company providing instructions for operations and news of other Nevada railroad lines; invoices, damage claims, freight orders, and correspondence from other companies; and the decision from a Nevada District Court case allowing abandonment of the line.
Overview A. W. (Alexis Waldemar) Von Schmidt worked as a stateline surveyor and also was employed by James Lick, of observatory fame, to find a suitable location for his observatory around Lake Tahoe. The collection contains one letter written by Von Schmidt to D. L. Bliss regarding purchasing land owned by Bliss for the observatory.
Dates: October 24, 1873
Abstract Delbert E. Wylder (1923-2004) was an American writer. Included is correspondence concerning the Western Literature Association (U.S.) and the publication of the journal, Western American literature between 1963 and 1985. Major correspondents are Max Westbrook, W.H. (William Henry) Hutchinson, Frederick Manfred, James Fife, and J. Golden Taylor.