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Douglas County Historical Society

1477 US Highway 395 N
Gardnerville, Nevada 89410
Douglas County
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The Carson Valley Historical Society operates two museums (Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center and the Genoa Courthouse Museum) as well as the Van Sickle Archives. Collections focus on early Carson Valley History, transportation, agriculture, Genoa (Nevada's earliest settlement), and ethnic groups.


In addition to oral histories, documents and photographs, collection includes surveys of local timber frame houses and other historic sites and properties. There are also genealogies and family histories of noted local families

Access to Holdings

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

Subject Areas Covered

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Architecture
  • Archaelogy
  • Agriculture
  • Business and Industry
  • Casinos / Hotels
  • Civic/Community Organizations
  • Ethnic Groups
  • FolkLife
  • Genealogy
  • Ghost Towns
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Native Americans
  • Nevada -- Early Settlers
  • Politics - Local
  • Railroads
  • Ranching
  • Religion
  • Transportation
  • Water
  • Women
  • Other

Types of Materials

  • Books/Serials
  • Ephemera (clippings, pamphlets)
  • Films/Videotapes
  • Government Records
  • Maps
  • Oral Histories
  • Organizational Records
  • Personal Papers/Manuscript Collections
  • Photographs
Institutions found in Gardnerville: 1Browse by other county or city

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Please direct any questions to Su Kim Chung, Manuscripts Librarian at UNLV Special Collections. If you have a specific question about Special Collections, contact the appropriate staff member.

This project is funded by a UNLV SITE Grant and maintained by UNLV Special Collections