Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Hardy Hogan Scrapbook

Identifier: NC116

Henry Hardy Hogan (1834-1902) was a Reno, Nevada doctor who settled in Nevada in 1864. The collection contains album of newspaper clippings about Nevada including history of the Reno Civil War veterans, inequality of blacks and whites, a mining story, letter to the state legislature about the location of the Insane Asylum, and poems of and obituary of Hogan and others.

Dates: 1874-1941

Isabel Kimble Papers

Identifier: 88-26

Isabel Kimble was active in Nevada committees that worked to gain approval of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) from 1973-1977. The collection includes correspondence, minutes of board meetings, bylaws, reports, mailing lists, newsletters, publicity, and newspaper clippings about groups that Kimble worked with in her support of women's political issues in Nevada.

Dates: 1972-1983

Cyril Hugh Knox Papers

Identifier: NC467
Abstract Cyril Hugh "Mike" Knox (1886-1962) worked in title insurance and was manager, vice president, and director of Washoe County Title Guaranty Company. He also worked in the Washoe County Recorder's office; was deputy City Clerk and a City Councilman; served as chair of the Federal Housing Administration; and was active in professional, social, and cultural organizations. The collection includes primarily business records of Knox, his family, and associates. Also includes some personal...
Dates: 1844-1959

Frederick West Lander Papers

Identifier: NC680

Includes clippings, a letter and photos of General Lander and his family. The collection contains material from 1858-1862 created by F. W. Lander.

Dates: 1858-1862

Joy Leland Papers

Identifier: NC1142
Abstract Joy Leland was a Research Associate in Anthropology for the Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada. The collection contains Leland's research on Indigenous Peoples of Nevada and include newspaper clippings about Indigenous peoples in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and Pyramid Lake water rights. Other materials include Leland's research for a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes,...
Dates: 1965-1993

Janet MacEachern Papers

Identifier: 94-52

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.

Dates: 1964-1993

Marye Family Papers

Identifier: 84-07
Abstract George T. Marye, Jr., 1846-1933 (wife Marie Alice Doyle Marye, 1870-1946), was U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1916, and a Nevada and California businessman. Daughter Helen Marye Thomas owned the S Bar S Ranch at Wadsworth, Nevada and was active in many civic organizations. Papers related to Helen Marye Thomas and her parents. Included are records related to her father's term as U.S. Ambassador to Russia and his businesses; the purchase, construction, and maintenance of the S Bar S Ranch; Thomas'...
Dates: 1814-1985; Majority of material found within 1916-1958

Clyde Mathews Papers

Identifier: NC705

Includes correspondence, reports, minutes and clippings of his work in civil rights; reports and clippings about the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony; and material about his Baptist ministry and Congressional Campaign.

Dates: 1955-1974

Joseph F. McDonald Papers

Identifier: NC429

Joseph F. McDonald (1891-1971) was a Nevada newspaperman, editor and publisher of the Nevada State Journal, 1939-1956; president of Reno Newspapers Incorporated; and president of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association. The collection contains personal papers, 1911-1970; material related to Reno newspapers, 1928-1963; and records and related material of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association, 1957-1968.

Dates: 1870-1980

Jean S. McElrath Papers

Identifier: 99-65
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada journalist best known for her weekly column, "Tumbleweeds," which was posthumously published by the University of Nevada Press as Aged in Sage in 1964. The collection includes xorrespondence by and about Jean McElrath, material collected by Esther Detweiller Early for a biography about McElrath, and a biographical sketch of McElrath by Early. Many of the letters about Jean are from her brother, Tom...
Dates: 1931-1997