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Title:  Silver and gold have I none; a story of the Methodist Church of Sparks, Nevada (NC103)
Abstract:  History of the Sparks United Methodist Church includes brief history of early mining in Nevada; Methodist missionary efforts in Nevada Territory beginning in 1861; establishment of churches in Virginia City, 1861, and Sparks, 1905; and charts demonstrating the membership growth of the church and donations to world service funds.
Creator(s):  Wilkins, J. R., (John R.)
Date(s):  1965
Subject(s):  Church buildings--Nevada--Sparks
Collection Number:  NC103
Title:  Sparks Historic Preservation Papers (93-12)
Abstract:  Field notes and photographs of historic structures in Sparks, Nevada, compiled for a class in historic preservation at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Creator(s):  Kosso, Lenore M., (Lenore Marie)
Date(s):  1983
Place(s):  Sparks (Nev.)--History
Subject(s):  Church buildings--Nevada--Sparks | Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Nevada--Sparks | Historic preservation--Study and teaching (Higher)--Nevada--Reno | Railroad stations--Nevada--Sparks
Collection Number:  93-12
Title:  First Baptist Church of Reno Records (NC1108)
Abstract:  Included are minutes of the Board of Trustees, Board of Christian Education, Dorcas Circle/Women's Auxiliary, Ladies' Serving Society/Ladies' Aid Society, Mission Circle, Philathea Class, Junior Guide Girls, Baptist Young People's Society, and Friendship Circle. Also in the collection are manuscript church histories by Maude Sawin Taylor; clippings about the church, Rev. Adams, and James Edward Church; photographs of the church and its missions, downtown Reno, and several ministers; and three Bibles, 1869-1879. Mentioned frequently in the minutes of women's organizations is quiltmaking.
Creator(s):  First Baptist Church of Reno (Nev.).
Date(s):  1869-2009
Subject(s):  Baptist women--United States--History--20th century | Baptists--Nevada--History | Baptists--West (U.S.) | Church buildings--Nevada--Reno | Church buildings--Nevada--Sparks | Church buildings--Nevada--Verdi | Quiltmakers--Nevada--Reno | Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  NC1108