Nevada Biography

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Major collections of biographical materials are at the Nevada Historical Society and the University of Nevada—Reno. The Family History Library has few biographical records for Nevada. Some representative sources are:

  • History of Nevada: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Oakland, California.: Thompson & West, 1881. FHL film 1000194 item 2.

Two important indexes to biographies found in statewide and regional histories of Nevada are:

  • Parker, J. Carlyle, and Janet G. Parker. Nevada Biographical and Genealogical Sketch Index. Turlock, California.: Marietta Publishing, 1986. FHL book 979.3 D32p.
  • Wiggins, Marvin E. Mormons and Their Neighbors: An Index of over 75,000 Biographical Sketches from 1820 to the Present, Two volumes. Provo, Utah: Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, 1984. FHL book Ref 978 D32w.

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