Manuscripts Dept

Nevada Historical Society
Research Library

Manuscripts Collection

Sheryln Hayes-Zorn
Curator of Manuscripts
Shayeszorn@nevadaculture.org

775-688-1190 ext. 223

Primary research materials such as manuscripts and archival records are essential resources for students, researchers, writers, and historians.

Manuscript materials in the Nevada Historical Society’s collection include correspondence, diaries, financial records, reports, membership rosters, bylaws, minutes, subject files, and legal papers that document an individual’s life or career; environmental, cultural, social, and fraternal organizations; and businesses.

Subjects represented in the collection include agriculture, water and land use, education, ethnicity and race, gaming, Native Americans, city records, lumbering, and mining.

Some of our major collections

Russell McDonald – Biographical Files
Works Progress Administration, NV
U.S. Senator William M. Stewart
Manhattan Silver Mining Co.
U.S. Senator Patrick A. McCarran
Nevada Women’s History Project
U.S. Senator Key Pittman
Harold’s Club
George Wingfield
AFL-CIO, Nevada
Virginia & Gold Hill Water Co.
Women’s Christian Temperance Union, NV
Malone Engineers Records and Drawings
Knights of Pythias, NV
Truckeee-Carson Irrigation District (TCID)
Gold Hill Miner’s Union
Nevada Nurses Association
the Episcopal Church in Nevada
Nevada Federation of Womens Clubs
the Inter-Tribal Council in Nevada

If you would like to find out what collections NHS has available, please try the beta ArchiveGrid system from OCLC Research.

https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/

Assay report from October 1887.

Assay report from October 1887.

Check out our Manuscript List
Manuscript Numbered Collections Master List