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Photo Collections Record

PH-00105
John Meder Photograph Collection on Southern Nevada

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (5 hanging folders, 1 shared box of negatives )
Location: PC 05:A, PC Negatives Box 08

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Related Materials:
Glenn Davis Photograph Collection, approximately 1914-1960. PH-00020. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

George Kelly Ryan, 1929-1971. MS-1031-5. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch, 1905-1913. MS-00031. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Helen J. Stewart Collection, 1869-1978. MS-00171. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Helen J. Stewart Photographs, approximately 1860-1950. PH-00104. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

James B. Wilson Jr. Photographs, approximately 1868-1972. PH-00011. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Wilson Family Papers, 1880-1972. MS-00125. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nevada State Park System Records, 1863-1981. MS-00136. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

James Cashman Papers, 1911-1969. MS-00144. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


Collection Contents:
The John Meder Photograph Collection on Southern Nevada (approximately 1893-1960) depicts state parks, recreational areas, and early ranchers in the Las Vegas area. The images portray Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, Logandale, the Valley of Fire, Mount Charleston, and early ranchers in Southern Nevada. The early ranchers to the Las Vegas area are: the Kiel and George family, the Stewart family, and the Wilson family from Sandstone Ranch (currently known as Spring Mountain Ranch State Park). There are also images of the Southern Paiute and actors filming in Southern Nevada in this photograph collection.