Three Historic Nevada Cities: Carson City, Reno, Virginia City was produced by the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places and the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office, in partnership with the Historic Reno Preservation Society, Reno Historical Resources Commission, City of Reno, Comstock Historic District Commission, Carson City Planning and Community Development, Carson City Historic Review Commission and National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO). It was created under the direction of Carol D. Shull, Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, Patrick Andrus, Heritage Tourism Manager, and Beth L. Savage, Publications Managing Editor. Three Historic Nevada Cities is based on information in the files of the National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmarks collections. These materials are kept at 1201 Eye St., NW, Washington, D.C., and are open to the public from 9:00am to 12:00pm, Monday through Thursday.
Terri McBride, Historic Preservation Specialist with the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office, worked with many local partners to conceptualize and compile materials for the itinerary. National Register web production team members included Jeff Joeckel, who designed the itinerary, Rustin Quaide, and Shannon Bell (all of NCSHPO). Maps were designed by Rustin Quaide. Property descriptions were written by the local partners and edited by Terri McBride and Shannon Bell. Essays were written by Terri McBride (Carson City); Mella Rothwell Harmon, Historic Preservation Specialist, Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (Reno); and Ronald M. James, Nevada State Historic Preservation Officer (Virginia City). Special thanks to the following for their photographic contributions: Charles Miller; Mella Rothwell Harmon; Rebecca Ossa; Jim Ferris; Joe Curtis, Mark Twain Books in Virginia City; Bob Blesee and Jim Bantin with the Special Collections Department of the Library of the University of Nevada, Reno; Joy Fisher, Penny Postcards from Nevada; and the Nevada State Archives.