Church buildings -- Nevada -- Sparks
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
First Baptist Church of Reno Records
Abstract The First Baptist Church of Reno was established in Reno, Nevada in 1875 as a spin-off of an earlier congregation in Virginia City, Nevada. It was governed by a Board of Trustees; a number of societies and circles were organized for women, youth, and men. Reverand C. L. Fisher was the first minister; the Reverand Brewster Adams was one of the most prominent ministers (1910-1946) and civic leaders. The Church also established mission churches in Verdi, Nevada in 1896, and East Reno (Sparks,...
Sparks Historic Preservation Papers
Abstract Lenore Marie Kosso was formerly a manuscript curator at the Special Collections Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Field notes and photographs of historic structures in Sparks, Nevada, compiled for a class in historic preservation at the University of Nevada, Reno. Included are notes about the Southern Pacific Railroad depot, New Hope Covenant Church and neighboring house, Sparks Guest House, four residences, and a commercial building occupied by Harry's Business Machines, Inc....
Silver and gold have I none; a story of the Methodist Church of Sparks, Nevada
History of the Sparks United Methodist Church includes brief history of early mining in Nevada; Methodist missionary efforts in Nevada Territory beginning in 1861; establishment of churches in Virginia City, 1861, and Sparks, 1905; and charts demonstrating the membership growth of the church and donations to world service funds.