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New Educational History Videos – 4th Graders

NHS goes “Ken Burns”—we are working to create online tours, beginning with our most popular tours, the Nevada History tours that augment the 4th grade Nevada History curriculum. Pre-COVID the NHS served our schools’ needs through onsite tours and paid for the school bus transportation. Because this onsite service is currently not possible, we are […]

April – June 2021 E-Newsletter

NHS Digital e-Newsletter April – June 2021 The staff have been very busy helping patrons in the Research Library and with online requests. We look forward to hearing from you by email, phone or in person. Here is our latest digital e-newsletter. Enjoy! April – June 2021 Newsletter

February & March 2021 e-Newsletter

NHS Digital e-Newsletter February & March 2021 The staff have been very busy helping patrons in the Research Library and with online requests. We look forward to hearing from you by email, phone or in person. Here is our latest digital e-newsletter. Enjoy! February March 2021 Newsletter  

Miss Wakayama

Do you know the amazing story of Nevada’s Friendship Doll from Japan? She has been Nevada’s ambassador since 1928. Learn more about this beautiful doll called Miss Wakayama. Nevada’s children received Miss Wakayama in 1928 when she was chosen to reside at the Nevada Historical Society. She was made by Japanese master doll maker, Gayo […]

NHS Collections Finding Aids

Are you looking for more detailed information about the holdings at NHS? Staff are working on posting collection finding aids and lists to aid you in your research! Keep checking back for more lists. Check out our NHS MS Finding Aids & Collection List page. We have over 54 finding aids online and 6,487 records […]

NHS Artown Lectures – Great History Lectures – Videos are now Available

Do you love Nevada History? Did you know that you can now watch the Artown Zoom lectures presented by our docents in July? Here’s your opportunity to watch or re-watch these great Nevada topics all in the comfort of your home. Enjoy! Early Reno Based on the Images of America book, “Early Reno,” written by […]

NHS Docent Council Lectures Schedule 2021

The Nevada Historical Society Docent Council is providing their monthly lecture series on all things Nevada by Zoom. The recorded lectures will be posted on our website page NHS Forms, Interviews & Lecture Videos. You can watch these lectures and other great history programs. Enjoy! Lecture Schedule: Thursday, October 1, 2020 Speaker, Jack Hursh, NHS […]

NHS High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb – Zoom in November

Mark your calendars for the NHS High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb History Lectures! The Nevada Historical Society is working with the Washoe County Library to provide our monthly lecture series on all things Nevada by Zoom. The fall lecture series starts back again on the third Thursday in November. We want to give a […]

NHS Reno Arch ornaments are here!

Are you looking for a unique holiday gift for this season? Take a look at the NHS Reno Arch Ornament series. Each ornament is $24.95 and is available now in the Museum Store. While we are closed this month, we are taking orders over the phone and offering safe and friendly, curb-side service. One fun […]

December 2020 Newsletter

NHS Digital e-Newsletter December 2020 The staff have been very busy helping patrons in the Research Library and with online requests this fall. NHS is closed for the month of December due to increased COVID cases. However, we are here to continue to answer research questions and provide you with excellent curb-side service from our […]