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History of the Southwest: Books and Online Resources

History of the Southwest: Books and Online Resources

Below are the resources we used to enhance the articles we created on Nevada Ghost Towns, mines, the Pony Express, Nevada Post Offices, and more.

Our older articles do not have references and we are working to update our articles as we update each to cite sources.

Nevada Ghost Towns

Nevada Geology

  • Ball, Sydney H., (1907), Geologic Reconnaissance in Southwestern Nevada and Eastern California
  • Bard, James C., (1981), A Cultural Resources Overview of the Carson & Humboldt Sinks, Nevada
  • Cornwall, Henry R., (1978), Mineral Resources of the Nellis Air Force Base and the Nellis Bombing and Gunnery Range, Clark, Lincoln, and Nye Counties, Nevada

Nevada Historical Markers

Nevada Mines

Nevada Post Offices

Nevada Town Names

  • Gannett, Henry, (1905), The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition)
  • Leigh, Rufus Wood, (1964), Nevada Place Names Their Origin and Significance
  • The Nevada State Writers Project Administration (1941), Origin of Place Names Nevada

Nevada Maps

Nevada History – General

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Carson City Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Churchill County Nevada History

  • Churchill County Nevada, (2020), Specific Historic Sites in Churchill County

Clark County Nevada History

  • Clark County Department of Parks & Recreation, Chronicling Moapy Valley
  • Mcarthur, Aaron James, (2012), Reclaimed from a Contracting Zion: The Evolving Significance of St. Thomas, Nevada

Douglas County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Elko County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Esmeralda County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Eureka County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Humboldt County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Lander County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Lincoln County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Lyon County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Mineral County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Nye County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Pershing County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Storey County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

Washoe County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

White Pine County Nevada History

We will update as we find our previous sources.

History of the Southwest: Books and Online Resources