Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Local branch of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, a national fraternal organization of men of Irish descent, organized in Austin on July 12, 1874. Contains minutes of meetings, including organizational meeting, include summary of business and names of members and officers.
Austin Cemetery Association formed to provide water to the Austin, Nevada cemetery, and to buy, hold, and sell land for burial plots. Included are minutes of meetings, articles of incorporation, and bylaws from 1869-1910.
The Austin Meat Market, established on November 1, 1908, was located in Austin, Nevada, and owned by John F. Murphy. The collection includes customers' accounts include lists of goods purchased and amounts owed and paid.
The City Surveyor was the city official responsible for ascertaining property boundaries in the town of Austin in eastern Nevada. The collection includes Book "A" of Surveyor's records includes surveys by G. F. Allardt, City Surveyor, and S. T. Armstrong, Deputy Surveyor; city ordinance creating and defining the office; and tables establishing the official grades of city streets and alleys.
Duncan and Company was a trading company from Austin, Nevada. Included are receipts for goods purchased by the company and a letter from John Duncan to William (Bill) Duncan discussing horse trading and the possibility of Howard and Sanchez starting a bank in Austin, Nevada. Dates range from 1864-1866.
Photocopies of a series of articles from the Chico enterprise (California) consisting of recollections of Nelson's years in Nevada with anecdotes concerning the social customs and political life of the era and his life as a miner, with sketches of journalists and political figures of Virginia City. Also included is a sketch of wheat ranching in northern California from 1860-1863 near Nelson.
Indenture from Lewis Brady to William C. Harrington, selling lots 21-28 on Main Street, Austin, Nevada Territory on September 22, 1863.
Indenture from H.S. Howes to Orlando Jennings, selling lots in the town of Austin, Nevada Territory on July 1, 1864.
Included are minutes, member sign-in register, a history of the chapter, programs from the Nevada Grand Chapter of Eastern Star, and a ribbon badge from a convention.