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Edwards, Elbert
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Coll #: 90-32
Date: 1903 - 1993
Extent: 4.8 linear feet (3 record storage boxes, 1 document box, and 1 slim document box)
Location: 4:11:2 - 4:11:4
Collection consists of the papers of Elbert Edwards, educator and later, Superintendent of the Las Vegas School District. Documents include his research materials, manuscripts , reports, and interviews on numerous Southern Nevada history topics. Subjects include the Mormon Church in Southern Nevada, Clark County schools, Spanish Trail, Clark and Lincoln Counties. Other items in the collection are: the Boulder City cemetery Genealogical Records from July 1993 with a complete list of cemetery residents with plot location, biographies of Arthur Knight Hafen, Milton Lafayette Lee, John Hyram Wittwer, Henry Hudson Lee and others, and research notes about train robberies, cows and the cattle industry, old mining methods and the use of steamboats on the Colorado River. COLLECTION GUIDE AVAILABLE