Papers of Frank A. Buol, 1898 – 1957

Correspondence and business records, 1898 – 1957, related to Buol’s farming, land speculation, and general store in Pahrump Valley, Nevada. Also included are papers related to his mining interests in the vicinity. There is some material on the early development of Las Vegas, most of this in the form of letters from Frank’s brother, Peter Buol, who served as first mayor of the city. In addition, there are miscellaneous records concerning Chateau Buol, (Frank’s winery and vineyard in Pahrump), and letters to Robert B. Lee and Carl Myers, Buol’s employees at the Johnnie Mine.

Subjects:
Correspondence
Family
Farming
Mines
Stores & shops
Wine industry

Search Terms:
Chateau Buol
Nye County, NV
Pahrump, NV

People:
Buol, Frank
Buol, Peter
Lee, Robert B.
Myers, Carl