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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:  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:  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:  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:  Republican Party Ephemera (AC 0203)
   
Abstract:  Admission ticket to rally, bumper stickers, a scorecard comparing Republican and Democratic party candidates, and brochures.
Creator(s):  Republican Party (Nev.).
Date(s):  1986
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Collection Number:  AC 0203
Title:  Report to the Ways and Means Committee (NC105)
   
Abstract:  Report to the Senate Committee of Ways and Means details amount of taxable property in the state, taxes collected, expenditures (by type of fund), estimated expenses for 1865, and salaries of state officials.
Creator(s):  Nevada. Office of State Controller.
Date(s):  January 18, 1865
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Collection Number:  NC105
Title:  Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records (NC1070)
   
Abstract:  Manuals; position statements; financial records; lists of delegates, leaders, and volunteers; and scrapbooks of clippings, photos, and newsletters.,The bulk of the records concern the 1976 presidential election.
Creator(s):  Nevada Federation of Republican Women.
Date(s):  1964-1976
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Women--Political activity--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC1070
Title:  Nevada a state of the American Union (NC1097)
   
Abstract:  Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln admitting Nevada as a state.
Creator(s):  Error Creator Missing in EAD
Date(s):  November 2, 1864
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Collection Number:  NC1097
Title:  Republican Club Report (NC1122)
   
Abstract:  Report of organizing committee which details purpose, membership, and declarations of principles.,Principles condemn President Grover Cleveland (in his second term of office), advocate trade protectionism, and the remonetization of silver.
Creator(s):  Republican Club of Gardnerville, Nevada.
Date(s):  1893
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Silver question
Collection Number:  NC1122
Title:  V. F. Whittlesea Papers (NC556)
   
Abstract:  Contains political materials related to Whittlesea's Lt. Governor campaign (speeches, ballots, newspaper ads and clippings); clippings, pamphlets, and photos of his taxi cab business and American Legion activities; and personal correspondence.
Creator(s):  Whittlesea, V. F., (Victor F.)
Date(s):  1947-1953
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Business enterprises--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC556
Title:  Resolution of the Democratic State Central Committee (NC729)
   
Abstract:  Resolutions passed at a meeting in Reno issuing a position statement for the party platform, most of which dealt with the silver question.
Creator(s):  Democratic State Central Committee.
Date(s):  1899
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Silver question
Collection Number:  NC729
Title:  Broadside for a train excursion (NC761)
   
Abstract:  Broadside advertising an excursion train from Reno to Virginia City to a "great Republican meeting," and an invoice for printing from the Reno evening gazette.
Creator(s):  Republican State Central Committee.
Date(s):  September 26, 1894
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Collection Number:  NC761
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