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Eighty-four photographs and negatives of Virginia City, Nevada

Identifier: C Photo Album 144

Scope and Contents

The collection includes views of the mining town of Virginia City, Nevada. Images of historic buildings, churches, commercial structures, and houses.


  • December 1956, January 1957

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.


2 PhotoBox (1 album; 68 photonegatives in envelopes)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source: Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Moss and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Draper.


Title and: "together with holographic historical comments by sundry citizens, together with historical notes, emendations and other materials added by Benjamin Draper, and notes made on a trip to Virginia City by Mr. and Mrs. Draper [Barbara Lee McCracken Draper], November, 1966 for the purpose of labeling the photographs" from title page.


Formerly PAFI Album # 144.


Album contains a tourist map of Virginia City, Nevada, a handbill from the 1960's and a ribbon that reads: "E clampus vitus Julia C. Bulette Chapter 1864 Virginia City."

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of Elmer Moss Photograph Collection.

Processing Information

photographic prints are stapled to album pages.

Finding Aid for the Eighty-four photographs and negatives of Virginia City, Nevada[graphic] :taken in December, 1956 and January, 1957 /by Elmer Moss and George Selland
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States