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Title Papers of Helen J. Stewart, 1854 - 1948
Catalog Number MS 001
Description Papers of Helen J. Stewart, 1869-1948

This collection is comprised of correspondence and papers related to raising a family, running a farm and cattle ranch, the death of Helen Stewart's husband, Archibald, and the development of the Las Vegas area. Known as the "First Lady of Las Vegas," Mrs. Stewart was active in the establishment of the town and its early organizations. Other family papers are included in the collection.

Access to collection is restricted because of preservation concerns. See manuscripts curator for more information.

Collection NSMLV Manuscript Collection
Subjects Women
Ranches
Ranchers
Correspondence
Search Terms Las Vegas Ranch
Containers Biography
Family Correspondence
Correspondence & Clippings
Correspondence, 1900 - 1908
Correspondence, 1909 - 1914
Correspondence, 1915 - 1919
Correspondence, 1920 - 1924
Correspondence, 1925 - 1948
Certificates of State Appointment, 1916 - 1917, 1924
Miscelleneous Family Memorabilia
W.J. Stewart Papers, 1924 - 1938
Manuscript - "Phil Foot, the Outlaw"
Account & Record Book,
Tax Receipts, 1879 - 1924
Miscelleanous Documents & Manuscripts
Nevada Land Contracts, 1893
Las Vegas Documents: Ordinances 1 - 25, 1908 - 1909; Petition for School
Record Book, 1884 - 1888
Record Book, 1890 - 1892
Record Book, 1893 - 1895
Record and Clipping Book, 1906
Location Notices & Proof of Annual Labor, 1894 - 1938
Notebook of Tiza (Eliza) Stewart, c. 1920s
Manuscript - History of Las Vegas Area, post 1909
Legal Documents, 1894 - 1924