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Title:  Janet MacEachern Papers (94-52)
   
Abstract:  This collection consists of materials documenting Janet MacEachern's political, legislative, and volunteer activities. Through organizations she was active with these papers document Nevada's legislative processes and the state's growth and development. Issues covered include reapportionment, nuclear waste sites, tax restructuring, water and land use, health planning, legislative reform, the ERA, and other Nevada political issues between 1965 and 1994
Creator(s):  MacEachern, Janet
Date(s):  1964-1993
Place(s):  Boulder City (Nev.)--Politics and government; Clark County (Nev.)--Politics and government; Henderson (Nev.)--Politics and government; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Lobbying--Law and legislation--Nevada | Medical care--Nevada | Older people--Nevada | Public health--Nevada | Women--Political activity--Nevada | Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  94-52
Title:  Martha Barlow Papers (95-64)
   
Abstract:  Included are an autobiographical sketch; candidate declaration forms; certificates; last will and testaments; materials related to property and the estate of Martha's father, Joseph William Gruss; genealogy of the family of her husband, Arthur Richard Barlow (1916-199-); a history of the Justice of the Peace of Mina Township, Nevada; and family photographs.
Creator(s):  Barlow, Martha, 1920-1994
Date(s):  1901-1990
Place(s):  Mineral County (Nev.)--Politics and government; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Women--Political activity--Nevada--Mineral County
Collection Number:  95-64
Title:  University of Nevada, Reno, Bureau of Governmental Research records (AC 0259)
   
Abstract:  Records contain manuscripts and drafts, data, correspondence, transcribed interviews, and reports developed for bureau publications, including the Newsletter, edited by Elmer Rusco. Interviews include state senators Carl Dodge and Coe Swobe for the newsletter; and Margaret Badie, Dolores Feemster, Samuel Gibson, Howard Gloyd, Julia Hamlet, William Hunt, Ernest Mullins, Esterline Nelson, Alice Smith, William C. Webb, Joseph Williams, and Ullyses S. Woodward for Voices of Black Nevada, 1971. Also included is a Survey of Nevada libraries, 1967, and Welfare in Nevada: report of the Nevada assembly on public assistance, 1974. Records also include information collected by Hazel Erskine, Nevada political scientist and pollster.
Creator(s):  University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research.
Date(s):  1960-1979
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Nevada--Race relations
Subject(s):  African Americans--History--Nevada | Public welfare--Law and legislation--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0259
Title:  Honorary degree recipients records (AC 0295)
   
Abstract:  Records contain manuscripts and drafts, data, correspondence, transcribed interviews, and reports developed for bureau publications, including the Newsletter, edited by Elmer Rusco. Interviews include state senators Carl Dodge and Coe Swobe for the newsletter; and Margaret Badie, Dolores Feemster, Samuel Gibson, Howard Gloyd, Julia Hamlet, William Hunt, Ernest Mullins, Esterline Nelson, Alice Smith, William C. Webb, Joseph Williams, and Ullyses S. Woodward for Voices of Black Nevada, 1971. Also included is a Survey of Nevada libraries, 1967, and Welfare in Nevada: report of the Nevada assembly on public assistance, 1974. Records also include information collected by Hazel Erskine, Nevada political scientist and pollster.
Creator(s):  University of Nevada System. Board of Regents.
Date(s):  1937-1969
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Nevada--Race relations
Subject(s):  African Americans--History--Nevada | Public welfare--Law and legislation--Nevada
Collection Number:  AC 0295
Title:  Thomas Woodnutt Miller Papers (NC441)
   
Abstract:  Primarily correspondence and diaries relating to all aspects of Miller's career and interests. Includes letters from many state and national leaders.
Creator(s):  Miller, Thomas Woodnutt, 1886-1973
Date(s):  1890-1973
Place(s):  Delaware--Politics and government; Nevada--Politics and government; United States--Politics and government--1901-1953
Subject(s):  Parks--Nevada | Veterans--United States
Collection Number:  NC441
Title:  Princess Mine and Milling Company Records (NC1131)
   
Abstract:  Contained in this collection is correspondence: letters to and from the superintendent, George G. Lyon; two major stockholders, William I. Sutherland and Nevada Governor John Henry Kinkead; James G. Chesley; D. B. Merry; J. D. Channell; and James H. Kinkead, nephew and private secretary of the governor, dealing with matters of the company and the White Mountain Water Company, operated by the same individuals.,Mention is made of state politics and delegates from Esmeralda County. A cancelled check made out to John H. Kinkead in 1878 by G. B. Hill is also included, as is a miscellaneous lot of telegrams, payrolls, and invoices.
Creator(s):  Princess Mine and Milling Company.
Date(s):  1878-1904
Place(s):  Candelaria (Nev.); Esmeralda County (Nev.)--Politics and government; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Governors--Nevada | Mines and mineral resources--Nevada--Candelaria | Water-supply--Nevada--Candelaria
Collection Number:  NC1131
Title:  Race and the Nevada legislature, 1860-1970 (99-40)
   
Abstract:  Unpublished manuscript marked "rough draft," summarizes the statutes and resolutions regarding race passed by the legislatures of Nevada, territory and state, from 1860-1970; Nevada Supreme Court decisions arising from these actions; and opinions of the Attorney General regarding these laws.
Creator(s):  Rusco, Elmer R.
Date(s):  1971
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Nevada--Race relations--Law and legislation
Subject(s):  Race relations--Law and legislation--Nevada | Race--Law and legislation--Nevada | Racism--Nevada
Collection Number:  99-40
Title:  Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows (97-02)
   
Abstract:  Approximately 10 hours of recordings. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete.
Creator(s):  Herman, George, English professor
Date(s):  1976
Place(s):  Nevada--Emigration and immigration; Nevada--History; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Art--Nevada | Ghost towns--Nevada | Indians of North America--Nevada
Collection Number:  97-02
Title:  Correspondence from William Jackson Westerfield to George H. Densmore (NC144)
   
Abstract:  Letters from Westerfield in Battle Mountain, Nevada to George H. Densmore proposing the establishment of a newspaper in Battle Mountain to promote the proposed Austin Railroad between Battle Mountain and Austin, and politicing in the Nevada election of 1879, hinting that he would accept the position of private secretary to Governor Bradley.
Creator(s):  Westerfield, William Jackson, 1836-
Date(s):  1879-1871
Place(s):  Battle Mountain (Nev.); Nevada--Newspapers; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Railroads--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC144
Title:  Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers (NC392)
   
Abstract:  Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa (Mrs. Key) Pittman, and Grant Sawyer.
Creator(s):  Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1883-1964
Date(s):  Bulk, 1940-1964
Place(s):  Nevada--Newspapers; Nevada--Politics and government--20th century
Subject(s):  Governors--Nevada | Governors--Nevada--Election | Operation Haylift, 1949--Nevada | Political campaigns--Nevada | Politicians--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC392
Title:  Sally Zanjani Papers (2013-04)
   
Abstract:  Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.
Creator(s):  Zanjani, Sally Springmeyer, 1937-
Date(s):  1974-2015
Place(s):  Nevada--History--19th century; Nevada--History--20th century; Nevada--History--Women; Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Authors--Nevada | Indians of North America--Nevada- 19th century | Labor unions--History--Nevada | Mines and mineral resources--Nevada--History--19th century | Paiute Indians--History | Women authors, American--Nevada | Women miners--Nevada | Women--Nevada--History
Collection Number:  2013-04
Title:  Clyde Mathews Papers (NC705)
   
Abstract:  Includes correspondence, reports, minutes and clippings of his work in civil rights; reports and clippings about the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony; and material about his Baptist ministry and Congressional Campaign.
Creator(s):  Mathews, Clyde, 1924-
Date(s):  1955-1974
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada
Subject(s):  Civil rights movements--Nevada | Politicians--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC705
Title:  C. Clifton Young Papers (2002-14)
   
Abstract:  The C. Clifton Young Papers are primarily composed of personal correspondence from Young’s office at the Nevada Supreme Court and papers having to do with his political campaigns for the U. S. Congress and the Nevada Supreme Court. Also included are research materials for his book about the Nevada justice courts, and various biographical materials.
Creator(s):  Young, C. Clifton, 1922-
Date(s):  1952-2002
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Courts--Nevada--History, Local | Judges--Nevada | Justices of the peace--Nevada--Biography
Collection Number:  2002-14
Title:  League of Women Voters of Nevada Records (82-15)
   
Abstract:  Collection contains materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, local Nevada Leagues, and materials from the national League. These records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, budgets, and printed material consisting of published reports on various Nevada state and local, social and political issues of concern to the League.
Creator(s):  League of Women Voters of Nevada.
Date(s):  1951-1970s
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Abortion | Child welfare--Nevada | Criminal justice, Administration of--Nevada | Elections--Nevada | Local government--Nevada | Mental health--Nevada | Planning--Nevada | Pollution--Nevada | Public welfare--Nevada | Representative government and representation--Nevada | Women--Political activity--Nevada | Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  82-15
Title:  National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Anne Martin Chapter Records (82-47)
   
Abstract:  Includes minutes, correspondence, by-laws, financial filed, subject fileds, newsletters, copies of senate bills, goals and objective statements, and flyers from the Reno, Nevada chapter of a bi-partisan group which encourages qualified women to seek public office.
Creator(s):  National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Anne Martin Chapter (Reno, Nev.)
Date(s):  1972-1991
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Women--Political activity--Nevada
Collection Number:  82-47
Title:  Republican Women's Club of Reno Records (85-08)
   
Abstract:  Originally named the Washoe County Women’s Club, the Republican Women’s Club of Reno was organized on October 17, 1949 by twelve women who felt the need to work together in the best interests of the Republican Party. Plans for a state federation were soon considered and delegates were nominated and elected to attend a meeting to discuss federation. In August 1950, state bylaws were approved and an organizational meeting was planned for a state federation which was officially formed on September 9, 1950. This collection contains scrapbooks of administrative records, newspaper clippings, photos, and programs as well as information on the Nevada State Republican Party, the Nevada Federation of Republican Women, and the Las Vegas Republican Women group STARS.
Creator(s):  Republican Women's Club of Reno.
Date(s):  1949-1985
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Politicians--Nevada | Women--Political activity--Nevada | Women--Societies and clubs
Collection Number:  85-08
Title:  Mary L. Gojack Papers (86-02)
   
Abstract:  Included are correspondence, subject files, campaign files and clippings, and financial material from her public service, personal careers and academic studies; and materials collected in her activities involving women's rights and the Equal Rights Amendment.
Creator(s):  Gojack, Mary L., (Mary Lee), 1936-1985
Date(s):  1965-1986
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Politicians--Nevada | Women's rights--Nevada | Women--Political activity--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  86-02
Title:  Delegate Handouts (88-17)
   
Abstract:  Delegates' information handed out at the convention, including badge, program, pamphlets about candidates and political issues, 1988-1990 platform of the Nevada Democratic Party, convention rules, and list of delegates.
Creator(s):  Democratic State Convention. (Las Vegas, Nev. : 1988 )
Date(s):  1988
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Collection Number:  88-17
Title:  Jean Ford Papers (89-19)
   
Abstract:  Included are clippings, correspondence, and political handouts for Mary L. Gojack's 1982 campaign for U.S. Congressman from Nevada, and 1988 Nevada campaigns for local and federal offices; and printed materials on the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, women's rights and legal status, age and sex discrimination, education for women, and other related women's issues in Nevada and the U.S.
Creator(s):  Ford, Jean, 1929-1998
Date(s):  1970-1988
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Women--Political activity--Nevada | Women--West (U.S.)
Collection Number:  89-19
Title:  J. Robert Wagner Papers (89-75)
   
Abstract:  Correspondence to Wagner from Steve Wark, Nevada State Republican Chairman and other Republican party officials regarding the 1988 presidential elections; an agenda, pamphlets, application, party platform statements, and convention rules for the 1988 Washoe County and Nevada Republican conventions; and a newsletter, the Washoe republican, March 1988.
Creator(s):  Wagner, J. Robert
Date(s):  1975-1988
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Reno (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Theater--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  89-75
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