Boxing -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: NUB 26/12/05
Scope and Contents The records include sports game programs, team rosters, schedules, statistics, tickets, and promotional and media materials of men's and women's sports, 1895-2006. Titles varied for media guides. Some were called "Briefs," "Information," or "Press Book."
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and the...
Overview Cordell Jones was an African American boxer in Nevada in the 1950s. Collection contians one scrapbook of photographs and newspaper clippings docementing Jones, boxing in Nevada in the mid-20th century, and African Americans in Nevada.
Identifier: AC 0572
Abstract The scrapbook consists of certificates, game programs, letters from University of Nevada Presidents and other colleagues, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, playbills, family and career photographs, and telegrams. Included is a Delta Xi Chapter - Sigma Nu publication from May 1928, when Lawlor was a student at the University of Nevada. His 1960 Winter Olypmics "Official" patch is accompanied by a newspaper story and photograph of his service as a timer for the games at Squaw Valley. Newspaper...
Overview On January 29, 1897, Nevada Governor Reinhold Sadler signed a bill making "glove contest" prizefights legal in Nevada. Collection contains one letter written by Al Livingston to the Bullion and Exchange Bank, Carson City on May 10, 1902 stating that Livingston has given Harry Corbett, brother of former heavyweight champion Jim Corbett, a check for $1,000 for a glove contest to take place in Nevada in July 1902.
Abstract Letters from Clarence M. Oddie containing recollections about some events in his brother's life and scrapbooks of clippings and pamphlets.,Scrapbooks have three themes: Oddie as governor, 1910-1914; Nevada politics, 1891-1921: and Nevada sports, 1897-1921 (including the Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight).