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Title:  Lucretia Redfield Correspondence (90-57)
   
Abstract:  Letters to Lucretia from friends and relatives in Austin, Nevada tell of news of mutual friends and of Austin, including outdoor winter activities, dance clubs, parties, a boy (Lucretia's son?) named George, and music lessons.
Creator(s):  Redfield, Lucretia
Date(s):  1880-1887
Place(s):  Austin (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  90-57
Title:  Mary Nowattney diploma and photos (90-80)
   
Abstract:  Included are Mary Nowattney's high school diploma, a photo of Reno High School Students in 1888, a photo of women marching in a parade in Reno, and photos of Mary and her family.
Creator(s):  Nowattney, Mary E.
Date(s):  1888-1889
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  90-80
Title:  Essay on Sarah Ann Lyell Holcomb (90-27)
   
Abstract:  Essay about the author's grandmother, Sarah Ann Lyell Holcomb, 1844-1921, briefly describes the Lyell family's trip to Nevada in 1864, Sarah's everyday life, and her family.
Creator(s):  Thornton, Jeanne S.
Date(s):  1952
Place(s):  Reno (Nev.)--History
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  90-27
Title:  Essay on early life in Gold Hill (90-28)
   
Abstract:  Autobiographical essay submitted to a contest describes the author's early life in Gold Hill and Comstock Lode regions.
Creator(s):  Fitzgerald, L., Mrs., 1871-
Date(s):  1952
Place(s):  Comstock Lode (Nev.); Gold Hill (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  90-28
Title:  Esther Nicholson Papers (92-24)
   
Abstract:  Nicholson's files include materials on the Nevada, Carson City, Las Vegas and U.S. Leagues of Women Voters, Nevada politics, Carson City (Nevada), and women in Nevada.
Creator(s):  Nicholson, Esther, 1902-1992
Date(s):  1954-1991
Place(s):  Carson City (Nev.); Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  92-24
Title:  The long journey (92-35)
   
Abstract:  Autobiographical sketch tells how Wines came to the U.S. and Nevada from Spain in 1916 and her life in north central Nevada.
Creator(s):  Wines, Lourinda R., 1890-
Date(s):  1973
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)--Biography
Collection Number:  92-35
Title:  Shafter, Nevada: life in the early 1940s (92-44)
   
Abstract:  The author describes the small railroad town of Shafter, located one hundred miles east of Elko, Nevada, and life there for her grandparents, Lester and Bernice Silva and family between 1941-1945.
Creator(s):  Silva, Bonny
Date(s):  1992
Place(s):  Nevada--Description and travel; Shafter (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  92-44
Title:  Henry R. Mighels Correspondence (93-05)
   
Abstract:  Primarily letters from Nellie Verrill to Henry (known as Harry) Mighels and Harry to Nellie before their marriage.
Creator(s):  Mighels, Henry R. (Henry Rust), 1830-1879
Date(s):  1863-1879
Place(s):  Carson City (Nev.)--History; Norway (Me. : Town)--History; United States--Personal narratives--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)--Biography
Collection Number:  93-05
Title:  Women in the West, a Bibliography (88-44)
   
Abstract:  Project sponsored by the Coalition for Western Women's History to update two earlier published bibilographies on the subject. Included are drafts and final copies, catalogs of books about women in cattle country, copies of other bibliographies, and print-outs of computerized data base searches.
Creator(s):  Conrad, Teri W.
Date(s):  1984-1987
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)--Bibliography
Collection Number:  88-44
Title:  Bill for goods purchased (89-79)
   
Abstract:  Bill for goods purchased from Hunt's Hygrade Store.
Creator(s):  Brown, Hugh, Mrs.
Date(s):  October 1, 1914
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  89-79
Title:  Diary of Mabel Lockett (94-51)
   
Abstract:  Typescript daily diary of Mabel Lockett's family's trip by wagon from Chadron, Nebraska, to Flagstaff and Phoenix, Arizona.
Creator(s):  Lockett, Mabel
Date(s):  May 11-December 31, 1902
Place(s):  Arizona--Description and travel; Nebraska--Description and travel; Utah--Description and travel; Wyoming--Description and travel
Subject(s):  Women pioneers--West (U.S.)--Diaries | Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  94-51
Title:  Anna Lander West McDonnell Papers (96-13)
   
Abstract:  The Anna Lander West McDonnell Papers include materials documenting Anna McDonnell and the Lander family. This includes correspondence, wills, cemetery documents, news clippings and biographical information.
Creator(s):  McDonnell, Anna Lander West, 1876-1966
Date(s):  1849-1964
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  96-13
Title:  George W. Cassidy Letter to C. C. (Billy) Cassidy (89-66)
   
Abstract:  Letter to G. W.'s brother C. C. (Billy) Cassidy at Dutch Flat, California, regarding his travels; news of acquaintances; and about Bart Powell's sister, now in Austin, Nevada, who was banished from Missouri for the treasonable act of conveying "Rebel dispatches."
Creator(s):  Cassidy, George W.
Date(s):  November 6, 1863
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  89-66
Title:  Industrial Workers of the World Records (NC1032)
   
Abstract:  Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.
Creator(s):  Industrial Workers of the World.
Date(s):  1906-1907
Place(s):  Goldfield (Nev.); Tonopah (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  NC1032
Title:  Gloria Griffen Cline Papers (NC1041)
   
Abstract:  Included are diaries; legal papers; correspondence; Cline's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; research notes and manuscript drafts of Cline's two books, Exploring the Great Basin, and Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company; copies of her articles for scholarly historical journals; lecture notes and exams used in her teaching career; book reviews authored by Cline and about her publications; clippings; scrapbooks; high school and college memorabilia; and photographs.
Creator(s):  Cline, Gloria Griffen
Date(s):  1929-1984
Place(s):  Great Basin--Description and travel; Nevada--Description and travel; United States--Discovery and exploration
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  NC1041
Title:  Mildred Brooke Hoover Papers (NC1076)
   
Abstract:  Correspondence from Mildred to various relatives, genealogical data sheet (blank) for the Hoover family, and photos of Hoover, Stanley, and Carr family members.,One letter speaks of Mildred's membership in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Creator(s):  Hoover, Mildred Brooke
Date(s):  1889-1941
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  NC1076
Title:  The Tonopah ladies (NC1090)
   
Abstract:  Analysis of presence of cultured women in Tonopah (Nevada) during the boom town period of the early 1900s, using published first-hand accounts and fiction.
Creator(s):  Ronald, Ann, 1939-
Date(s):  undated
Place(s):  Tonopah (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  NC1090
Title:  Probate records (NC132)
   
Abstract:  Records of the estate of McFarlin (E. B. Coffin, executor), include executor's statements of receipts, debts paid, and assets; monthly bank statements; will; correspondence from heirs to executor; and deeds.
Creator(s):  McFarlin, Mary Ann, 1838-1929
Date(s):  1929-1944
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  NC132
Title:  History of White Pine Women (NC478)
   
Abstract:  Biographies of women residents of White Pine County, Nevada, including the legend of Mary Stanton, a Shoshone Indian woman healer.
Creator(s):  Stark, Elizabeth, (Local historian)
Date(s):  1966
Place(s):  White Pine County (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)--Biography
Collection Number:  NC478
Title:  A True Love Story (NC480)
   
Abstract:  Typescript account of the author's courtship in Lincoln County in 1889; presented by the author to the Daughters of Pioneers, 1936.
Creator(s):  Woods, Clara M.
Date(s):  1936
Subject(s):  Women--West (U.S.)--Biography
Collection Number:  NC480
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