Guides to the Manuscript Collections

Guides to manuscript collections in the Special Collections department are listed below. Some manuscript collections do not have web guides, or "finding aids," but all collections have descriptive records in the library catalog. To search the full-text of guides on this web site, use the search box. To find descriptions of manuscript collections in the library catalog, use this Manuscript Collections Search.

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Adams, Eva Bertrand. 1936-1983. 82-11
Adams, John Quincy. NC983
African Americans. Nevada. 1958-1965. 89-53
Alegre and Harrison Architects. Architectural Drawings. 1956-1962. NAA2
Allen, Robert A. 1886-1968. NC97
American Federation of Musicians, The. Reno Local no. 368. 1909-1910; 1930-1984. 91-37
Anderson, Frederick M. 1929-1984. 84-01
Baldy, Warren E. 1913-1930. 92-32
Bartlett, George A. 1869-1951. NC1253
Bean, Mary. 1934-1967. 95-10
Belcher Silver Mining Company Records. 1871-1893. NC92
Best and Belcher Mining Company. 1877-1916. NC82
Beta Sigma Phi. 1939-1977. 96-19
Bible, Alan H. Senatorial Papers. NC01
Biltz, Norman. 1902-1973. NC465
Bliss, William W. 1869-1941. 96-53
Bliss, William. Manuscript Maps and Drawings. 1861-1955. 97-24
Bodie State Historic Park Maps and Drawings. 1879-1934. 93-68
Bodie Wood and Lumber Company Records.1877-1880. NC716
Bruce, Irene. 1903-1987. 87-14
Bryant, Jim. 1909-1989. 91-16
Bureau of Land Management Cultural Resource Reports. 82-06
Burge, Florence. 1955-1966. 82-36
Bushnell, Eleanor. "Nevada, One of Fifty." 93-31
Cain, Virginia. 97-21
Cafferata, Patty. 1958-1998. 93-69
Camp Chonokis. 1879-1982. 90-86
Carpenter, Jay Arnold. 1883-1965. NC800
Carson and Colorado Railroad Company Records. 1880-1900. NC71
Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company Records. 1873-1947. NC72
Cassidy, George W. 1838-1892. 98-06
Chartz Family Papers. NC101
Children’s Cabinet, The. 1985-1993. 94-23
Church, James Edward. 1869-1959. NC96
Citizens Alert. 1978-1981. 89-17
Cline, Gloria Griffen. 1929-1973. NC1041
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg. 1909-1971. NC527
Cobb, Ty. 1881-1997. 97-30
Coffey, Mary. 1970-1993. 95-07
Coffin, E.B. 1861-1948. NC1062
Coffin, Trenmor. 1848-1904. NC06
Collection of Nevada Stock Certificates. 1863-1938. NC42
Committee to Aid Abused Women. 1972-1996. 96-18
Cooke, Thomas and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Records. 1971-1979. 82-37
Creel, Lorenzo.  1853-1926. 82-01
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company Records. 1861-1909. NC85
D’Azevedo, Warren. Peace Corps Records. 1961-1970. 93-40
D'Azevedo, Warren. Research Collection. 97-04
D'Azevedo, Warren. Washoe Indians Research Papers. 99-39
Davis, Jonathon O. 98-36
Davis, Samuel P. NC587
De Longchamps, Frederic J. 1882-1969. NC1215
De Longchamps, Joanne. 1923-1983. 84-09
De Quille, Dan. 1829-1898. NC55
Doten, Alfred. 1849-1903. NC08
Douglas, Geneva. 1932-1993. 93-35
Downs, James F. 1951-1999. 99-38
Drackert, Harry and Joan. 1869-1990. 91-49
Dressler, Frederick H. 1906-1949. 98-31
Dukes, Claude. Papers. 1914-1984. 84-11
Eastern Nevada Geological Society. 1950-75. NC1065
Editorial Files of the Handbook of North American Indians, The. Volume 11: Great Basin Indians. 1970-1985. 92-08
El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, The. Lake Tahoe Division. 1938-1942. 90-65
El Dorado Wood and Flume Company. 1862-1940. NC76
Erskine, Graham. Architectural Specifications. 1948-1985. 83-08
Eureka Consolidated Mining Company Records. 1900-1950. 97-03
Eureka- Nevada Railway Company Records. 1873-1938. NC02
Evans, John Newton. 1892-1944. 91-42
First Baptist Church of Reno, Nevada. NC1108
Ford, Jean. 1970-1988. 89-19
Ford, Jean. 1964-1993. 4.25 cu. ft. 93-41
Foresta National Science Summer Camp. NC1233
Forman Shaft Records. 1879-1882. NC174
Fox, William L. 1964-1999. 93-39
Friends of Pyramid Lake, The. 1968-1997. 94-54
Gambling Conferences. 1974-1987. NC1216
Gardella, Louie A. 1939-1980. 83-06
Georgetta, Clel. 1919-1979. 99-42
Getchell, Noble Hamilton. 1875-1960. NC395
Gianella, Vincent P. 1859-1982. 85-01
Glomb, Diana M. 1989-1995. 96-11
Goodwin, Charles Carroll. 1832-1917. 85-06
Gojack, Mary L. 1936-1985. 86-02
Griswold, Gordon. 1900- . NC451
Gomes, Nancy. 1965-1979. 93-24
Grand Army of the Republic Burials, Nevada. 1878-1936. 89-63
Groom Mining District, The. 1871-1930. 99-19
Hancock, Charles E. Nevada Water Court Cases. 1974-1986. 91-54
Harden Hand Grenade Fire Extinguisher Company Records. 1884-1885. NC121
Haynie, J.W. NC999
Hebrew Benevolent Society, Reno. 1879-1907. 89-64
Heintze, Carl F. 1922-1987. 92-25
Hennig, Dorothy G. The Veerkamp Family. 1852-1956. 89-57
Hunsaker, Walter S. 1884-1987. 94-43
Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, The. Lodge 5. 1863-1896. 88-30
Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, The. Lodge 23. 1872-1876. 89-60
Indian Claims Commission Washo Case # 288. NC443
Industrial Workers of the World. 1906-1907. NC1032
Intermountain Research. 1979-1995. 96-20
International Winter Special Olympic Games, The. 1989. 89-52
Inyo Development Company Records. 1855-1916. NC73
Isbell Construction Company Records. 1922-1966. 94-44
James, Will. 1892-1942. NC579
Jewett Family, The. 1861-1867. 87-11
Jones, Beatrice Fettic. 1859-1964. 84-02
Jones, J. Claude. 1914-1925. 88-29
Juniata Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records. 1875-1876. NC230
Kersey, Virginia. 1981-1993. 94-22
Kimble, Isabel. 1972-1983. 88-26
Kitzmeyer, George E. Mortuary Records. 1867-1939. 82-41
Knox, Cyril Hugh. 1886-1962. NC467.
Lake Tahoe Area Council, The. 1957-1980. NC1200
Land, Barbara. 1957-1995. 96-22
Land Use Tapes. UNR College of Agriculture. 1953-1982. 83-32
Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company Records. 1885-1902. NC117
Laxalt, Robert. Papers. 85-09
League of Women Voters of Nevada, The. 1951-mid 1970s. 82-15
League of Women Voters of Nevada, The. 1960-1993. 93-34
Leland, Joy. 96-07
Leland, Robert. 1912-1986. NC1035
Lewis, Pat Hardy. 1927- . NC1218
Lions Clubs Auxiliary (Reno, NV), The. 1957-1995. 95-67
Little, Lawrence W. 1900-1983. NC1039
Long, Walter S. Sketchbooks and Drawings. NC1056.
MacEachern, Janet. 1965-1994. 94-52
Mackay School of Mines Student Projects. 93-01
Mackenzie, Walter E. (Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Records). NC1060
Mallory, Marion. 1893-1963. 98-34
Markleeville Flume Company Records. 1873-1875. NC120
Marye Family, The. 1895-1970. 84-07
Max C. Fleischmann Foundation, The. 1951-1981. 90-36
McDonald, Joseph F. 1891-1971. NC429
McDonald, Joseph F. Addenda. 1891-1971. 98-05
McDonnell, Anna Lander, West. 1849-1964. 96-13
McDonnell, Joseph T. 1908-1985. 85-11
McGowen, Courtenay Swain. 99-14
McKay, Cameron E. 1912-1971. 99-43
Memorial Society of Western Nevada. (Formerly the Western Nevada Funeral Society). NC445
Methodist Episcopal Church in Nevada. Microfilm. 89-62
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company Records. 1876-1915. NC59
Miller, Thomas Woodnutt. 1886-1973. NC441
Miller, William C. 1860-1976. 87-06
Moore, Joseph Magdal. 1974-1997 98-42
Moore, Joseph Magdal. 99-60
Murphey, Edith V.A. 89-59
Nappe, Tina. 1965-1984. 90-34
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Reno-Sparks Branch. NC18
National Organization for women, The. Northern Nevada Chapter. 1981-1983. 97-31
National Science Foundation, The. Training Project in Anthropology. University of Nevada, Reno, Ethnological Archives. 1960-1977. 92-09
National War Fund United War Chest and Charities of Nevada Records. 1943-1946. NC529
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.), The. Anne Martin Chapter. 1972-1991. 82-47
Nevada 4-H Club, The. 1918-1980. 83-05
National Science Foundation, The. Training Project in Anthropology. University of Nevada, Reno, Ethnological Archives. 1960-1977. 92-09
Nevada Archeological Survey. NC1243
Nevada Black History Project. 1976-1996. 96-47
Nevada Black History Project. 1982-1997. 98-33
Nevada Company. 1897-1971. NC428
Nevada Federation of Republican Women, The. 1969-1995. 95-73
Nevada Federation of Republican Women. 1964-1976. NC1070
Nevada Governor’s Conference for Women. 1987-1990. 94-56
Nevada Imprints at Yale University. 1860-1889. 89-54
Nevada Mining Association, The. 1913-1975. 88-43
Nevada, One of Fifty.  97-02
Nevada Press Women. 1966-1997. 93-47
Nevada Salt and Borax Company Records. 1882-1900. NC118
Nevada State Women's Conference. June 17-19, 1977. NC1143
Nevadans for ERA, Inc. 1972-1983. 93-42
Nicholson, Esther. 1966-1991. 92-24
Norcross - Bender Family Papers. 1890-1976. NC1043
Ophir Silver Mining Company. 1860-1935. NC56
Ossolinski, Lynn. 1986-1995. 95-95
Pacific Wood, Lumber and Fluming Company Records. 1869-1904. NC90
Paiute Indian Register. 1902, 1903, 1905. 89-58
Palmer, Arthur Judson. 87-02
Pamlico Mining Company Records. 1888-1904. NC119
Park, Willard Z. 1926-1955. 96-05
Parsons, Edward H. Architectural Drawings. 1939-1982. NAA3
Patterson, Edna B. 1915-1991. 95-87
Paterson, Verna Stumpf. 1860-1862. NC1251
Perry, Erma. 1954-ca.1993. 96-42
Petersen, Peter C. 1938-1954. NC430
Piper's Opera House. Playbills and Tickets. 1884-1903. 91-33
Pittman, Vail M. NC392
Plaindealer. Scrapbook of Articles. 1879. NC116
Preston, (Alphratta) Blanche. 1901-1973. NC1198 (EAD version of finding aid)
Price, John A. 1961-1988. 99-20
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe records. 1934- . NC16
Pyramid Lake Water Controversy. 1974-1977. NC1202
Ratay, Myra Sauer. 97-01
Reifschneider, Olga A. 1900-1978. NC528
Reno Little Theatre. 1935-1989. NC277
Reno-Sparks YWCA. 1919-1996. 94-53
Reno-Virginia Transportation Company. 1925-1930. NC122
Rives, Henry Macon. 1883-1952. NC594
Ross, Silas Earl. 1887-1975. NC820
Ross, Silas Earl. Records. 1866-1914. 89-56
Rowley, Gladys. Scrapbooks. 1938-1946; 1955-1956. 84-26
Rusco, Elmer. Ethnicity and Race in Nevada. 1988. 90-85
Rusco, Elmer. Papers on Ethnicity and Race. 1958-1987. 88-28
Rusco, Elmer. Ranch San Rafael Park Research Papers. 1921-1998. 99-17
Rousseau Family Papers. 1847-1932. NC1040
Rural Alliance for Military Accountability. 1981-1993. 97-29
Russell, George Bradley. 1908-1966. NC125
Sack, Ivan. NC898.
Sagebrush Rebellion, The. 1967-1984. 85-04
Santini, James. Papers. 1974-1982. 82-61
Savage Mining Company Records. 1864-1920. NC62
Sawyer, Grant. Papers. 97-28
Scott, Andrew H. 1907-1979. 89-33
Scott, Ann Herbert. NC1064
Scott, William and Ann. 1917-1995. 97-27
Scott, William and Ann. 1954-1993. 97-15
Scott, William T. 1903-1995. 99-26
Settelmeyer, Fred H. NC459
Shaeffer, Gary. 1964-1969. 88-31
Sierra Club, The. Toiyabe Chapter. 1924-1987. 87-04
Sierra Club,1957-1980, collected by Richard C. Sill. 1923-1981. NC1260
Sierra Interfaith Action for Peace.  1956-1994. 95-01
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company. 1861-1926. NC58
Sill, Richard. Creation of Great Basin National Park, The. 1866; 1954-1973. 89-32
Smith, George, F. 1885- . NC577
Southern Development Company of Nevada. 1881-1920. NC74
Spring, Anita. Washoe Research Notes. 1965. 98-17
Stewart, Omer Call. 86-03
St. Luisa's Hospital (St. Mary's) Record Book. 1876-1897. 89-55
Sullivan, Carley. 1980-1992. 95-93
Sullivan, Carley. 1962-1997. 97-14
Sutro Tunnel Company. NC7
Symmes, Whitman. NC942
Talisman Press Records. 1951-1963. NC390
Taylor, Maude Sawin. 1889-1974. NC1196
Thomas Cox Company. 1901-1925. NC218
Trolson, Jacob and Curtis Melville. 1869-1924. NC472
Truckee Meadows Quilters, The. 1980-1999. 92-01
Tuscarora Township. 1878-1903. NC801
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company. 1874-1916. NC87
Unitarian Fellowship of Northern Nevada. NC593
University of Nevada, Reno. College of Agriculture. Agriculture Experiment Station. 88-23
United Comstock Pumping Association Records. 1898-1920. NC89
United States. Circuit Court (9th Circuit). Case 520. Union Mill and Mining Company vs. H.F. Dangberg, et al. 1889-1900. 82-27
Utica Bullion Mining Company Records. 1864-1911. 98-32
Vaughn Middle School Oral History Project. 1982. 82-13
Virginia and Truckee Railroad. NC427
Vucanovich, Congresswomen Barbara. 1982-1996. 96-54
Wagner, Sue. 1974-1994. 94-58
Wedertz Family. NC1145
Western Snow Conference. NC442
Wheat, Margaret. 1879-1981. 83-24
Wheeler, Sessions S. ("Buck"). 1949-1992. 99-01
Wheeler Survey USGS Notebooks. 1869-1879. NC319
Wilson, Nathaniel Estes. 1917-1949. NC452
Wishart, Kathryn. 1981-1993. 95-94
Women for Winnemucca. 1985-1995. 96-03
Wright, George F. 1931-1972. 90-37
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company Records. 1868-1898. NC61
Yerington and Company Records. NC738
Yerington, H.M. 1828-1910. NC115
Young, C. Clifton. 1878-1995. 96-06