Research

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This article contains information about how to do research about the Black Rock Desert and Nevada in general.


Books

Censuses

  • The Censuses page has links to historic Nevada Censuses

Genealogy

Historical Societies

Libraries

  • University of Nevada Reno

Magazines

Maps

  • The Maps page contains a number of useful maps. In particular, the Historic Maps page has links to old topo maps and township plats.
  • County assessor maps can be useful, Pershing County has maps that are of use.
  • GNIS has information about place names that sometimes includes useful citations.

Nevada Outdoor School

Newspaperarchive.com

  • When using Google, to find newspaper articles, try adding "site:newspaperchive.com" to a search.

Oral Histories

  • UNR has Oral Histories