Gould, Martha B.University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center.5 cu. ft.Records of Gould's 1995 unsuccessful campaign for mayor of Reno, Nev., include campaign plan, platform, press release, financial disclosure forms, donor lists, newspaper clippings, letters of support, volunteer lists, survey results, and material about opponent, Jeff Griffin.Contact InformationCatalog Record
McDonnell, Anna Lander West, 1876-1966.University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center.25 cu. ft.The Anna McDonnell series includes her correspondence; passports; identity cards; materials related to the American Committee for Devastated France and the National League for Woman's Service; will of Anna's sister, Louisa Lander Pullman; and documents from Cypress Lawn Cemetery in San Francisco. Lander family papers include correspondence to and from Edward Lander, Sr., Edward Lander, Jr., Frederick West Lander, and Charles Lander West (Anna's father); wills of Frederick West Lander, Judge Edward Lander, and maternal grandfather Nathaniel West; lists of securities held for the George Singer (Pittsburgh, PA?) estate; roster of the Pacific Mining and Trading Company, 1894, which included Charles Lander West; and biographical information on Frederick West Lander and the Lander family.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996.University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center9 cu. ft.Included are newspaper clippings from Nev. newspapers documenting Sawyer's years as governor; certificates; photographs; paintings; plaques; and artifacts such as campaign hats, ribbon cutting scissors, flags, and small statues.Contact InformationCatalog Record
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center.25 cu. ft.This collection consists of various editions of the University's song book, along with special events brochures that provide song lyrics or cheerleading yells. These include the Songs for Tri-Decennial Celebration of June 1, 1904 and a broadsheet of the Mackay Statue by Gutzon Borglum, featuring "Nevada, My Nevada: University Song." There is also an undated mimeographed copy of the lyrics for "Sweet Promised Land of Nevada," written by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. A "Spirit Sheet" by the University of Nevada Rally Committee provides the lyrics to "Alma Mater" and the words for several "Yells" or sporting event cheers. Sheet music for "Alma Mater," also known as "The Mackay Song," identifies Jack H. Morse as the lyricist, with the music adapted by Xi Delta. The 1927 version of "Alma Mater" indicates that the lyrics were written by the Class of 1925.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
Vanderbilt Gold and Silver Mining Company.University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center2 p.Deed in which A. King Samson sells Sarah Bryant five feet of the Vanderbilt Gold and Silver Mining Company's claim in the Vanderbilt Lode in the Virginia City, Nevada, area.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Nelson, Harry (Surveyor)University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center1 item.Report details the extent of flooding and damage caused by the Humboldt River, Feb. 9-13, 1962, between Elko and Battle Mountain, Nev. The flooding was caused by six days of snow, rain, and hail.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Ford, Prudence Moon, 1901-1993.University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center.5 cu. ft.Included is correspondence to Prudence, samples of her original floral watercolor greeting cards, lyrics for music she played, address book, appointment calendar which served as her diary, and obituary notices. Also included are correspondence and photographs from her sons, Oscar and Samuel Ford.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Wilson, Dallas Woodrow.University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center1 item (500 p.)Included is a copy of the trail diary of William Stanage Wilson, biographical information from family and historical sources for periods before and after 1852, and the author's story of how he located family members and information for this unpublished manuscript.Contact InformationCatalog Record
D'Azevedo, Warren L.University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center6 cu. ft.Collection contains records collected by d'Azevedo for the 1990 reprint of American Indian and black students at the University of Nevada, Reno: 1874-1974, originally published in 1975. Also included are records of the Committee for Equal Opportunity and the Sub-Committee on Minority Students, and primarily document the methods used to capture student information.Contact InformationCatalog Record
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