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Undertakers and undertaking -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Grand Army of the Republic, O.M. Mitchell Post No. 69 Burial Records

 Collection
Identifier: 89-63
Abstract Included are registers of burials in the G. A. R. cemetery plots in Reno and Virginia City, Nevada; map of G. A. R. cemetery plots in Reno; ledgers of lists of deceased G. A. R. members; and registers of D. A. R. funerals in Reno, Wadsworth, Pyramid Lake, and Verdi.

Mortuary records

 Collection
Identifier: NC580
Abstract Copies of mortuary records from the following Reno firms; Sanders Funeral [Home], 1879-1906; Perkins-Gulling, 1902-1908; and Ross-Burke, 1906-1908.,Each volume contains an index and name of deceased, age, cause of death, nativity, and sometimes details of funeral arrangements.

A Profile of Silas Earl Ross

 Collection
Identifier: NC1078
Abstract Biographical sketch of Ross, signed by the author.,Includes information on Ross' father, Orrin C. Ross; Silas' service on the University of Nevada Board of Regents; the Masonic ceremony of laying cornerstones; and the mortuary profession.

Silas Earl Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC820
Abstract Included are autobiographical and biographical sketches and notes on Ross and other Nevada figures; research notes, speeches, and writings on Nevada physicians, hospitals, and cemeteries; and writings related to Ross' interests in Freemasons and the professionalism of the funeral industry.,Of special note are business records of the Red Rock and Home Ranches owned by Ross' father Orrin Charles Ross, the Ross-Burke Mortuary, and the Carson Opera House Association; and the probate files of Robert...