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125th Anniversary Commission

This collection (NvSA-000231) contains the records of the Nevada 125th Anniversary Commission from 1989-1991. The 5.3 c.f. of materials consist of correspondence, project files, and project products.

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Two records boxes and one document box constitute the Correspondence files, and are arranged alphabetically. They include newspaper clippings pertinent to the celebrations, as well as commemorative publications.


2.3 cu. ft.

Project Files

Applications and proposals to obtain funding for various projects to commemorate the historic event, ranging from socio-cultural activities, restoration and enhancement of historic sites and structures, and education and statehood celebrations. Special emphasis was placed on statewide projects and geographical distribution of funds. Through three rounds of funding, sixty grants were awarded. The decisions were made during the commission meetings, hence this series includes the minutes of commission meetings.


2 cu. ft.

Project Products

Consists of audio cassettes, video tapes, and publications which were the final results of some of the projects.


1 cu. ft.

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