University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
Title taken from photograph. Looking south on Virginia Street at Reno Arch, Hotel Riverside pictured in background; postcard.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
3 cu. ft.
Records for Nevadans for the Equal Rights Amendment (NERA) and Northern NERA include minutes, correspondence, bylaws, incorporation certificate, financial reports, reports on the legal status and sexual discrimination against women in Nevada and other western states, brochures about the Nevada and national ERA forces, and newspaper clippings (pro and con) about the Equal Rights Amendment. $b Ephemera includes button badges, bumper stickers, parade banner, and a necklace.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
.25 cu. ft.
Records of Nevada Heritage and its predecessor, Washoe Heritage Council, includes minutes, text of grant proposals for funding a preservation handbook and workshops, draft preservation legislation, articles of incorporation, correspondence, membership roster, and newsletters.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
4 items.
Walden writes his wife (not named) on April 19, 1850, from St. Joseph, Missouri, describing the wait for spring grasses to grow and telling her about their acquaintances who are also waiting to travel. The second letter, sent Sept. 7 to Dr. A.G. Taylor of Carroll County, Missouri, from Weaverville, Calif., advises the doctor not to make the journey and describes the hardships on the Humboldt River Trail in Nevada, trail deaths, and mining and living conditions in Weaverville. Accompanied by typescripts.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
3 cu. ft.
The bulk of this collection pertains to the 1989 conference and includes steering and other committee minutes and reports, records of income and expenditures, correspondence, information about programs and keynote speaker Jihan Sadat, audience evaluations, and photographs.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
14 items +
Included are a datebook listing dates, towns, and theaters where the Flood and Hayes vaudeville company performed; advertisement for stock in the Fallon Amusement Corporation and the Fallon Community Hotel Company; playbills featuring Flood and Hayes; theater programs; sheet music for the song Reed bird, the Indian's bride; and photographs of Flood, Hayes, and other performers.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
2 items (1 letter and 1 envelope)
Letter from George T. Childs in Hamilton, Nev., to his friend, Mrs. A.L. Washburn in Big Thompson, Colorado Territory, directing her on disposal of his property there, passing along word of Frank Thomas and his wood and coal business, and commenting on the "Elmira girls" and their matrimonial status. Childs also discusses building and mining activity in Hamilton, availability of fruits and vegetables, cultural activities, and his intentions to stay through the fall.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
1 vol.
Minutes of the Jan. 26, 1906, board of directors' meeting document the formation of the company.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
1 cu. ft.
Correspondence files, 1932-1935, maintained by George Hardman, on various projects, including drought relief, erosion, irrigation and water supply with other state and federal agencies. Included is a copy of a presentation by William Peterson at the Stockmen's Convention, Ursine, Nevada, 1932, on the Taylor Grazing Act. A second series of records, 1939-1942, were maintained by Howard G. Mason, agricultural planning specialist, concerning the Nevada State Land Use Planning Committee and includes agreements, meeting minutes, and reports on Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Lincoln, and Lyon counties.
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
2 v. (0.25 cu. ft.)
Stories of McGee's life with the Southern Pacific Railroad, mainly during his time working with steam engines from 1941 to 1956. Titles of volumes are: 1) From section hand to engineer; 2) The confessions of a railroad engineer.