Rancho San Rafael Regional Park (Reno, Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Virginia Kersey Papers
Abstract Virginia (Ginnie) Kersey has a long record of community involvement, especially in parks and recreational planning, both on the local level and statewide. She retired as a budget officer of the Planning, Budget and Analysis Division of the University of Nevada, Reno in 1992. The collection documents Kersey's involvement in state and regional planning for and funding of parks and recreational facilities in Nevada. Included are agendas, minutes, master plans, strategic plans, and reports for...
Herman Familly Papers on Rancho San Rafael
Brothers Raphael and Norman Herman immigrated from Germany and eventually purchased a ranch in Reno, Nevada in 1935. The ranch, named Rancho San Rafael after Raphael, was eventually sold to Washoe County to be used as a regional park. The collection, dated 1943-1981, primarily documents the sale of the ranch to Washoe County and contains a deed, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to the ranch.
Rancho San Rafael Park research papers
Abstract Dr. Elmer Rusco is professor emeritus of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. Research notes, interview transcripts, copies of legal documents, master plans, newspaper clippings, and photographs used to produce Rusco's history of Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno. People who were the focus of his research included Barbara Bennett, Virginia Kersey, Russell W. McDonald, Clark Santini, Nancy Gomes, Don Mello, early owners of the park property, and the RSR Steering Committee....
Dates: 1921-1998; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1997