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The archives, libraries, and societies listed below have collections or services helpful to Nevada researchers.
Reno and Carson City
Nevada Historical Society
1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503
Nevada State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 20666
Reno, NV 89515-0666
Nevada State Library and Archives
Division of Archives and Records
100 North Steward Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4285
Telephone: 800-922-2880 (in-state)
The Nevada State Library and Archives has the territorial records for Carson County, Utah and Nevada Territory. A guide to these records is Marion Ellison, An Inventory and Index to the Records of Carson County, Utah and Nevada Territories, 1855-1861 (Reno, Nevada: The Grace Dangberg Foundation, 1984).
University of Nevada, Reno
Mail Stop 322
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0044
Nevada State Museum and Historical Society
700 Twin Lakes Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89107
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-7001
Telephone: (702) 895-2286
The library has a historical section with indexes to microfilms of historical information.
Nevada Resources in California
National Archives—Pacific Sierra Region (San Francisco)
(Serves Nevada except for Clark County)
1000 Commodore Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066-2350
National Archives—Pacific Region (Riverside)
(Serves Clark County, Nevada)
23123 Cojaico Road
Perris, CA 92570
To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Nevada counties, see the seven inventories of county archives produced by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. Copies of these inventories are available at the Family History Library.
Nevada Online Records
The Mountain West Digital Library is a search portal for an aggregation of digital collections from more than 50 universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, and historical societies in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. It is in partnership with 60 academic libraries, public libraries, museums, historical societies, cities, counties, and state agencies from Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii (coming soon: over 60 new partners in Arizona!)
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