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Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch (MS-00031)

Abstract

The Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch date from 1905 to 1913 and consist of a ledger recording those buried at Stewart Ranch in Las Vegas, Nevada. The entries in the ledger document the names of the deceased and where they died. Some entries have additional information explaining how the person died and their height and weight.

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Date
1905-1913
Extent
0.10 Cubic Feet (1 folder (1 shared box))
0.10 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Records
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch date from 1905 to 1913 and consist of a ledger of recording those buried at Stewart Ranch in Las Vegas, Nevada. The entries in the ledger document the name of the deceased and where they died. Some entries have additional information explaining how the person died and their height and weight. In the front of the ledger is a sketch of the burial grounds, and the plots are numbered and correspond with the numbers listed alongside the ledger entries. Stewart Ranch was used as a burial site before Woodlawn Cemetery openedwas created in 1914.

Preferred Citation

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

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00031
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 1980 by Mary Jane Griffith Reiter; accession number 80-97.

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Materials were processed by Special Collections Staff.

In 2015, as part of a legacy finding aid conversion project, Hana Gutierrez entered the data into ArchivesSpace. In 2018, as part of a backlog elimination project, Sarah Jones revised the collection description to bring it into compliance with current professional standards.

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