Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
George A. Bartlett Papers
J. C. Broll Papers
Salesmen's notebooks from J. C. and F. D. Broll. First notebook includes specifications of cedar poles (size and shipping data); the second notebook details jobs for customers of Nevada Machinery and Supply Company, usually for work on water pipes and pumps.
Jay Arnold Carpenter Papers
Captain Charles E. Davis Collection
Captain Charles E. Davis ( -1933) was an amateur historian and expert on westward emigration in the United States. The collection contains Davis' original journals, correspondence, and photographs that document his work on retracing the Donner-Reed Party emigrant trail through Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming to California. Additionally, the collection contains handwritten notes on Davis' visit to the scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah.
Erma Perry Papers
Erma Perry was a freelance travel writer. Included are manuscripts, both draft and final, for Perry's articles; clippings of her published materials; notebooks containing field notes of many travel destinations; audio tapes and transcripts of a sampling of her interviews; narrated slide shows of travel destinations; and ribbons Perry won from camera club competitions (1954-1993).
Robert Martin Price Papers
Class notebooks from Price's studies at the University of California and daily journals of 1895, 1897, and 1899. The 1897 journal contains a supply list, recipes, and account of a hiking/camping trek in Yosemite with his wife Jennie, where they placed Sierra Club registers on mountain peaks.
Andrew H. Scott Papers
Jacob Trolson and Melville Curtis Notebooks
Jacob Trolson was an Austin, Nevada assayer; Melville Curtis was a mineral surveyor and Lander County Surveyor from 1876-1878. The collection contains assay, survey, level, and transit books, as well as township plats of Austin, Nevada, and diaries of Trolson and Curtis.