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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Chilton Engineering and Surveying Papers contain aerial photographs, field notes, and maps belonging to Chilton Engineering and Surveying, an engineering company based and operating in Elko from the 1960s through the 2000s.
Abstract The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, produced by the Western Folklife Center, takes place in Elko, Nevada and features a week of poetry, music, dancing, workshops, exhibits, food and fellowship, rooted in tradition but focused on today's rural West. Materials include programs, flyers for the Cowboy Music Gathering, list or catalog of gift items for sale, copies of articles about Elko and previous Poetry Gatherings, and fact sheets and financial statements of the Western Folklife Center between...
Abstract Requests for bids and bills for plumbing for the Farrington Building, constructed in 1904.
Home means Nevada: the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada
Abstract Edna Burke Patterson was a member of the State Central Republican Committee and the Nevada State Board of Education, on which she served as the first woman president. In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society. Dated 1992.
Abstract George L. Lucas was a physician in Elko, Nevada. Lucas writes a letter of condolence to his niece, Harriet N. Crow in Green Cove, Pennsylvania, on the death of Harriet's mother and Lucas' sister at age 53. He inquires after other family members; discusses the cold, dry winter in Elko, Nevada, and the effect on ranchers; and mentions that his son Jack is attending school in Elko. Material from April 6, 1879.
Abstract Contains correspondence, financial records, maps, relating to extension of passing tracks at Elburz and Ellison, Nevada. Created by the Western Pacific Railroad Company from 1938-1941.