Nevada -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Incomplete manuscript account of James' 1887 vacation with Joseph LeConte and LeConte's son in Surprise Valley, northeastern California.
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.
Abstract Included are 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, and Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company; copies of her articles for scholarly historical journals; lecture notes and exams used in her teaching career; book reviews authored by Cline and about her publications; clippings; scrapbooks; high school and college memorabilia; and photographs.
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.
Abstract Includes typescripts of Clel E. Georgetta's manuscripts, published and unpublished, fiction and non-fiction, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales personal diaries letters to daughter Caryl Georgetta political and other speeches short stories, articles, and book manuscripts and scrapbooks of clippings. Topics include the Nevada sheep industry, Georgetta's Triune ranch, his law practice and clients local and state politics attitudes toward women and minorities and...
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.
Abstract Unpublished manuscript describing Ray Manley's travels in the southwestern United States and in Mexico.
Abstract Principally detailed letters from 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.
Abstract Diary covers Mann's journey from Wyoming to California via the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers, Nevada.
Abstract 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.