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Institutions found in Elko: 2Browse by other county or city
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Elko County Library

720 Court St.
Elko, Nevada 89801
Elko County
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Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Tuesday - 9 am to 8 pm
  • Wednesday - Thursday - 9 am to 6 pm
  • Friday - 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday -9am to 5pm
  • Sunday -closed

Staff

Focus

Local general interest, mining

Collections

The Mining Collection contains textbooks and handbooks on mining and geology, directories, U.S. Geological Surveys, Nevada Bureau of Mines Publications, Environmental Impact Statements for regional mines, and soil surveys. The Map Collection includes USGS Quadrangel maps, some historical maps, Nevada Highway Dept. Planning Survey maps, county maps, and Flood Prone Area maps. The Vertical File contains clippings, maps and brochures which focus on local on state topics, including places, buildings, people, statistics, and special events such as the Basque Festival and the Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Elko County Library also has the complete run of the Elko Daily Free Press on microfilm.

Access to Holdings

  • Open to the general public
  • Online Catalog
  • In-house inventories or collection guides
  • Directories
  • Card Catalog

Subject Areas Covered

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Casinos / Hotels
  • Civic/Community Organizations
  • FolkLife
  • Geology
  • Ghost Towns
  • Mining
  • Native Americans
  • Nature
  • Nevada-Early Settlers
  • Railroads
  • Ranching
  • Other

Types of Materials

  • Books/Serials
  • Electronic Records
  • Ephemera (clippings, pamphlets)
  • Films/Videotapes
  • Government Records
  • Maps
  • Microfilm, microfiche

Northeastern Nevada Historical Society and Museum

1515 Idaho Street
Elko, Nevada 89801
Elko County
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Contact

(775)738-3418

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday:9am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday:1pm to 5pm
  • Exceptions: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day and New Years Day

Staff

  • Amber Johns (Archivist and Programs Coordinator) [archives@museum-elko.us]
  • Claudia Wines -- Director
  • John Yancey -- Registrar

Focus

The focus of are collection is primarily northern Nevada History.

Collections

The Northeastern Nevada Museum houses one of the largest collections of trophy animals in the west, an extensive firearms collection, exquisite Native American and Basque artifacts. The works of Ansel Adams and Jim Weston can be found in the upper art gallery along with revolving art exhibits. The museums History Gallery takes one back to when northern Nevada was just getting settled: the people, industry and ways that made northern Nevada great.

Access to Holdings

  • Open to the general public
  • In-house inventories or collection guides

Subject Areas Covered

  • Archaelogy
  • Agriculture
  • Business and Industry
  • Casinos / Hotels
  • Civic/Community Organizations
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment
  • Environment
  • Ethnic Groups
  • FolkLife
  • Gaming
  • Genealogy
  • Geology
  • Ghost Towns
  • Health Care
  • Hospitals
  • Labor
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Music
  • Native Americans
  • Nature
  • Nevada - Early Settlers
  • Politics - Local
  • Politics - State
  • Prostitution
  • Railroads
  • Ranching
  • Religion
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women's Groups
  • Other
  • Fine Art, Firearms

Types of Materials

  • Books/Serials
  • Electronic Records
  • Films/Videotapes
  • Government Records
  • Maps
  • Oral Histories
  • Organizational Records
  • Personal Papers/Manuscript Collections
  • Photographs
Institutions found in Elko: 2Browse by other county or city

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