Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Eureka Consolidated Mining Company Records
The Eureka Consolidated Mining Company was an underground, hard rock mining company operating about two miles from Eureka, Nevada on Ruby Hill. The collection includes mining reports, correspondence, maps, and technical drawings which documents structures, head frames, underground facilities, mining equipment, and the Ruby Hill Water Company. One group of records relates to a 1950s proposal to bring a nuclear power plant to Eureka.
Will James Papers
Chiefly correspondence, notes, typescript and galley proof, of and relating to Will James, The Gilt Edged Cowboy (1967), by Anthony Amaral; together with correspondence, legal documents, manuscript of the Three Mustangeers (1933), sketches, artwork, and photos of James.
Janet MacEachern Papers
This collection consists of materials documenting Janet MacEachern's political, legislative, and volunteer activities. Through organizations she was active with, these papers document Nevada's legislative processes and the state's growth and development. Issues covered include reapportionment, nuclear waste sites, tax restructuring, water and land use, health planning, legislative reform, the ERA, and other Nevada political issues between 1965 and 1994.
Jean S. McElrath Papers
Edna B. Patterson Research Papers and Interviews
Edna Burke Patterson was a member of the State Central Republican Committee and the Nevada State Board of Education, on which she served as the first woman president.Research notes and articles about the history of northeastern Nevada: Elko, physicians, cattle and cattle ranching, women, Ruby Valley, Lamoille, Mountain City, Jarbidge, early settlers, and native Americans. Other authors include Lulu Bowman and Charles B. Russell (1915-1994).
Anthony Shafton Research Papers
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.
Hugh A. Shamberger Papers
Hugh A. Shamberger (1900-1992) 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 books on the 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.