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The Life of Stanley Marean, Reclamationist
Newlands Project (U.S.); Reclamation of land -- Nevada; Fallon (Nev.) -- Biography
Stanley R. Marean was born in Washington, D.C., in 1885. He attended the schools of the area, becoming particularly interested in scientific subjects. When he began to consider a career, Marean was offered...
Ioannis A. Lougaris: From an Immigrant Boy of Yesterday to the Youth of Today
Veterans Administration Hospital (Reno, Nev.); Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography
Emigration to the United States from Greece was chiefly a movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During these decades Greece waged a crusade for the union of Crete, Macedonia, and...
H. Clyde Mathews, Jr.: Oral Autobiography of a Modern-Day Baptist Minister: Life in California, Missionary to the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Office of Economic Opportunity, Nevada Politics and Civic Affairs
Baptists -- Nevada -- Clergy -- Biography; Indians of North America -- Nevada -- Reno; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography
H. Clyde Mathews, Jr., was born in California in 1924. He received his education in public schools in California, San Jose State College, and the Berkeley Baptist Divinity School. Mr. Mathews's work and...
John R. McCloskey: Seventy Years of Griping: Newspapers, Politics, Government
Mineral County independent-news; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Hawthorne (Nev.) -- History
John R. "Jack" McCloskey, a native of Goldfield, Nevada, was born in 1911. His parents had left Leadville, Colorado, in the wake of labor violence there. McCloskey attended local schools in Goldfield and...
Joseph F. McDonald: The Life of a Newsboy in Nevada
Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
Joseph F. McDonald has had an unusually rich and varied life, stretching over almost seventy years of Nevada's history. A native of Colorado, he was born in 1891, and his life initially revolved around...
Peter B. Merialdo: Memoirs of a Son of Italian Immigrants, Recorder and Auditor of Eureka County, Nevada State Controller, And Republican Party Worker
Nevada -- Politics and government; Eureka (Nev.) -- Biography
Peter B. Merialdo was born in Eureka, Nevada, in 1899. The son of an immigrant Italian who established his home in Eureka in the 1870s, Mr. Merialdo grew up in that small central Nevada mining town. Once...
Memoirs of Thomas Woodnutt Miller, a Public Spirited Citizen of Delaware and Nevada
American Legion -- History; Politicians -- United States -- Biography; Delaware -- Politics and government; Nevada -- Politics and government
Thomas W. Miller was born in 1886 in Wilmington, Delaware, a member of one of that state's political families. Miller's own career in politics began when he was still a very young man, and has continued...
Ert Moore: Experiences of a Pioneer Educator
Educators -- Nevada -- Biography; Teachers -- Nevada -- Biography
Ert Moore was born in Indiana in 1902 and spent his early life there. He recounts his early school years and the requirements for graduation. Early in life he decided that teaching would be his career...
Dwight A. Nelson: Recollections of My Life and Work in Nevada Education, 1932-1945; and Juvenile Probation and Detention in Washoe County, 1949-1969; A Term as Washoe County Commissioner
Probation officers -- Nevada -- Biography; Juvenile probation -- Nevada; Juvenile corrections -- Nevada
Dwight A. Nelson was born in Carson Valley in 1911. He has been a teacher, restaurant worker, politician, and the chief juvenile probation officer for Washoe County, Nevada. His concern for and interest...
Proceedings of the Nevada Newspaper Conference
Nevada -- Newspapers; Nevada -- Newspapers -- History
On June 7, 1985, the Special Collections Department of the University of Nevada, Reno held a conference entitled, "Nevada's Newspapers: A Historical Legacy." The conference, sponsored by the National Endowment...
Edward A. Olsen: My Careers as a Journalist in Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada; in Nevada Gaming Control; and at the University of Nevada
Nevada. State Gaming Control Board; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- Government policy
Edward A. Olsen, a native of New York, was born in 1919. He spent nearly his whole life in the West, as a youngster in Colorado, and as a newspaperman in Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada. Mr. Olsen was handicapped...
Edward S. Parsons: Charrette! The Life of an Architect
Architects -- Nevada -- Biography; Historic buildings -- Nevada -- Conservation and restoration
Edward Shier Parsons was born in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1907. He attended schools in Salt Lake City and Reno. Interested in an architectural career from a very early age, Parsons studied his profession at...
Peter C. Petersen: Reminiscences of My Work in Nevada Labor, Politics, Post Office, and Gaming Control
Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
The life of Peter C. Petersen constitutes an American and Nevada success story. Born in Denmark, circa 1898, he immigrated to the United States in 1915 and arrived in Nevada in 1919. Petersen has had a...
Edward L. Pine: Highlights of My Life
University of Nevada, Reno -- History; Isbell Construction Company
Edward L. Pine was born in 1914, and he is a member of pioneer Nevada mining and business families. He lived as a child in Nevada mining camps of Rawhide, Rochester, and Broken Hills, and later in Hawthorne...
Annotated Listing of Resources for the Study of the History of Medicine and Health Care in Nevada
Medicine -- Nevada
This volume initiates an effort to produce a comprehensive, annotated list of documents, manuscripts, and bound material that could be useful in the study of the history of medicine and health care in...
Fred H. Settelmeyer: Recollections of Ranching in Carson Valley, Work as a Nevada State Senator, and Involvement with Western Water Problems
Politicians -- Nevada -- Biography; Water resources development -- Nevada; Nevada -- Politics and government
Fred H. Settelmeyer, a descendent of German immigrants, was born in Carson Valley in 1892. He and his family engaged in ranching in the western Nevada-eastern California-Douglas County area for more than...
Hugh A. Shamberger: Memoirs of a Nevada Engineer and Conservationist
Nevada. State Engineer; Engineers -- Nevada -- Biography; Water resources development -- Nevada
Hugh A. Shamberger was born in Idaho in 1900. He attended schools in the Payette region and graduated from Stanford University with an engineering degree. He worked at surveying and engineering jobs in...
James M. Slattery: Recollections of a Nevada Politician and Sportsman
Legislators -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
James M. Slattery, a native of North Dakota, was born in 1907. He became interested in politics and sports at an early age-activities he continued to follow during his later life. Mr. Slattery worked as...
Roger Teglia: Those Were the Days: Dayton, Nevada, Fish and Game Affairs, Agricultural Business, Nevada Politics
Nevada. State Dept. of Fish and Game; Conservation of natural resources -- Nevada; Nevada -- Politics and government; Dayton (Nev.) -- History
Roger Teglia is a native of Nevada, born in Dayton in 1902. His father and mother, Italian immigrants, worked on farms in the Dayton area, finally acquiring land of their own. Here, Roger Teglia grew to...
Alice Terry: Recollections of a Pioneer: Childhood in Northern Nevada, Work at the University of Nevada, Observations of the University Administration 1922 - 1964, WICHE, and Reno Civic Affairs
University of Nevada, Reno -- Presidents; University of Nevada, Reno -- History
Alice Terry was born in Cortez, Nevada, in 1901. She attended schools in Reno, and began a career in office work that culminated in her becoming executive secretary to many presidents or acting presidents...
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