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Archival Topics and Resources: Research Services

Picture of State Controller's warrant to the governor in 1896

Cashing In
State Controller's warrant paying Governor Reinhold Sadler a salary of $333.00 in 1896. State Archives control number 1896 Warrant.

Research Services in the State Archives

Research services are limited due to a small staff, therefore, it is best for you to visit us to conduct your research.  The Nevada  Archives is a public facility and open from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except state holidays.  If, however, you are unable to visit, we will perform a limited amount of research for you. Detailed research questions or a searching for a specific document within a record series is not possible given the circumstances. Generally, this means that staff will identify the series most likely to contain the information requested.

Telephone, email, fax, and "snail mail" requests are worked on in the order in which they are received. We do not expedite requests or do "rush" orders. Generally, the research on these requests can be completed in 3-5 business days, but additional time may be required to photocopy and mail the records.  Photocopies must be paid for in advance by check or money order.  Thank you for your understanding.

List of private researchers provided by the Nevada Historical Society
The individuals listed below have informed the Nevada Historical Society that they are available for employment as private researchers. They are not employed by the Nevada Historical Society and neither they or we assume responsibility for their work. If you wish to use their services, please contact them directly to determine their qualifications and fees. All written inquiries should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Name Phone and/or email Specialty

Neal Cobb
7660 Hillview Drive Reno
Reno, NV 89506

775-972-9475 Reno/Sparks photos, history
Joyce Cox
2676 Chipping Point Ct.
Reno, NV 89509
Nevada history, politics, genealogy, western mining
Kim Henrick
120 Argonaught Ct.
Reno, NV 89506
Reno history, maps
Doug Littlefield
6207 Snake Rd.
Oakland, CA 94611
510-339-1017 Nevada historical and natural resources, environment
Yvonne Pettyman
17 Windtree Cir.
Carson City, NV 89701
Western Nevada history, genealogy
David Stafford
PO Box 8605
Reno, NV 89507
775-329-2485    Nevada history, Reno history, postcards, photographs
Don Wiggins
15 Mule Deer Dr.
Reno, NV 89523
775-345-7376   Nevada Emigrant Trails






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Nevada State Library, Archives
and Public Records

100 N. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Telephone: (775) 684-3339

Library Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3360
Information and Reference: (775) 684-3360
Government Publications: (775) 684-3332
Fax: (775) 684-3330
Ask a Librarian

Library Development

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3311

Talking Books

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3355


Telephone: (775) 684-3310
Fax: 775) 684-3371
Ask An Archivist

Records Management

Telephone: (775) 684-3411
Fax: (775) 684-3426
Ask State Records

Imaging and Preservation Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3414
Fax: (775) 684-3408