Tourism -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Harry (1904-1990) and Joan Deeley (1914-1991) Drackert owned and opperated the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch, the Donner Trails, Guest Ranch, the Silver Circle Guest Ranch, and Indian Territory, Inc. store). The collection consists of records and papers of the Drackert's three guest ranches and their store as well as papers of Harry Drackert's parents, Charles E. and Alice Richtmyer Drackert.
Overview The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.
Abstract Henry Curtis Morris was a mining engineer in Nevada and the west from about 1900-1915, employed by the United States Bureau of Mines in Washington, D.C., and author of two books of reminiscences about his mining career: Desert Gold and Total Prospecting (1955) and The Mining West at the Turn of the Century (1962). Letters to and from Henry Curtis Morris related to his research on mining in Nevada in the early years of the 20th century include those from historians and authors William B. Beatty,...
Overview The Nevada Transcontinental Highways Exposition, a promotional fair, took place from June 25-July 31, 1927 in Reno, Nevada in conjunction with the opening of the Lincoln Highway. This was one of many Lincoln Highway events held across the United States. The Reno celebration included building the California Building at Idlewild Park as well as the installation of the iconic Reno Arch. Collection includes a promotional pamphlet for the Nevada Transcontinental Highways Exposition.