Nevada -- Description and travel

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

A vacation with Joseph LeConte

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Identifier: 93-21
Abstract George Wharton James was an author of books about the Western United States. Incomplete manuscript account of James' 1887 vacation with Joseph LeConte and LeConte's son in Surprise Valley, northeastern California. James describes his trip to Reno, Nevada, to pick up LeConte and his son, the physical appearance of LeConte and his gear, and the trip from Reno to Surprise Valley. Also included is a copy of the pages of LeConte's published autobiography describing this trip. Material from 1881.
Dates: [1888]

As I remember ...

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Identifier: 92-10
Abstract Gustafson's reminiscences describe growing up in Minnesota, attending the University of Nevada, working as a range examiner for the U.S. Grazing Service in Nevada, homesteading and soil conservation in Alaska, and raising a family.
Dates: 1992

Gloria Griffen Cline Papers

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Identifier: NC1041
Abstract Gloria Griffen Cline (1929-1973) was a historian; professor of history at Sacramento State College, 1961-1966; and author of books and scholarly articles on Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company, early exploration of Nevada and the Great Basin of the western U.S., and fur trappers and traders. The collection includes diaries; legal papers; correspondence; Cline's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; research notes and manuscript drafts of Cline's two books, Exploring the Great Basin,...
Dates: 1912-1984

Edmund Smith Correspondence

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Identifier: 93-56
Abstract These letters/journal written by the Smith brothers (Edmund, Cassius, and Joel) to their brother and sister describe their preparations for and experiences of their trip to California via Nevada. Material between May 12-December 22, 1850.
Dates: May 12-December 22, 1850

Clel Georgetta Papers

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Identifier: 99-42
Overview Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter Caryl...
Dates: 1916-1979

Vincent Paul Gianella Papers

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Identifier: 85-01
Overview Vincent Paul Gianella (1886-1983) was a professor in the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1915-1925 and again from 1935-1952. The collection contains correspondence, field notes, subject files, geologic reports, printed materials, maps, photographs related to Gianella's research in Nevada geology and earthquakes, his work at the Mackay School of Mines, and to routes of John C. Fremont and other early explorers of Nevada.
Dates: 1859-1982

Gold mines west: adventures of Ray Halleck Manley in the gold mining days of the early 1900s

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Identifier: 87-35
Abstract Unpublished manuscript describing Ray Manley's travels in the southwestern United States and in Mexico.
Dates: 1987

Jewett Family Papers

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Identifier: 87-11
Abstract Principally detailed letters from brothers Oscar and Alonzo Jewett to their family in Saginaw, Michigan, in which they discuss their life and mining ventures in Virginia City, Nevada, and Oscar's military activities. Also included are letters from their parents and sister in Michigan reporting news of the family and Saginaw. Material between 1861-1867.
Dates: 1861-1867

Diary of Henry Mann

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Identifier: NC384
Abstract Diary covers Mann's journey from Wyoming to California via the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers, Nevada. The collection contains material from June 21-September 18, 1849 created by Henry R. Mann.
Dates: June 21-September 18, 1849

Joseph Magdal Moore Papers

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Identifier: 98-42
Overview Includes Moore's journals containing notes about his work, bird sightings, nature observations, activities, and thoughts; daily calendars; Nevada bird logs and lists recording sightings of birds throughout the state; and archaeological field notes from excavations in Nevada.
Dates: 1974-1997