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Title:  Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records (2005-02)
Creator(s):  Nevada Federation of Republican Women.
Date(s):  1992-1997
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Nevada--Politics and government--20th century
Subject(s):  Women--Political activity--Nevada
Collection Number:  2005-02
Title:  Lake Tahoe-Nevada Federation of Republican Women's Club Records (2005-14)
Creator(s):  Lake Tahoe-Nevada Republican Women's Club.
Date(s):  1987-2005
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government; Nevada--Politics and government--20th century
Subject(s):  Women--Nevada--Douglas County--Societies and clubs | Women--Political activity--Nevada--Douglas County
Collection Number:  2005-14
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:  Election Materials Collection (NC1110)
Creator(s):  University of Nevada, Reno. Library. Special Collections Department.
Date(s):  1964-1998
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century
Subject(s):  Printed ephemera
Collection Number:  NC1110
Title:  Herman D. Budelman Reelection Campaign Card (NC1311)
Abstract:  Herman D. Budelman served in the Nevada State Senate from January 1943 to November 1952. Collection contains one campaign card for Budelman's re-election to the Nevada State Senate from Nye County.
Creator(s):  Budelman, Herman D.
Date(s):  circa 1948
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century
Subject(s):  Political campaigns--Nevada | Printed ephemera
Collection Number:  NC1311
Title:  Cooke Family Papers (2013-20)
Abstract:  Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyor in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada, Washoe County Parks, historic preservation of Nevada landmarks, specifically buildings in Virginia City, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, the opening of the Steamboat Ditch Trail, the Reno-Sparks YWCA and more.
Creator(s):  Cooke, Patricia HerzCooke, Thomas A., 1941-Cook family
Date(s):  Bulk, 1940-2000
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century; Reno (Nev.); Steamboat Ditch (Reno, Nev.); Virginia City (Nev.)--History
Subject(s):  Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Nevada | Land use--Planning--Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.) | Parks--Planning--Nevada | Regional planning--Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
Collection Number:  2013-20
Title:  Gertrude Gottschalk Papers (2017-42)
Abstract:  Gertrude Gottschalk was active in Nevada politics, especially during the 1960s, and served as a committeewoman for the Democratic National Convention. Collection contains materials created and collected by Gottschalk during the 1960s, including President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration ephemera, Democratic National Committee information, a small amount of material from the Nevada State Democratic Conference, and information from Gottschalk's 1966 campaign for Nevada State Assembly.
Creator(s):  Gottschalk, Gertrude
Date(s):  1953-2011
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century; United States--Politics and government--20th century
Subject(s):  Women--Nevada--Politics and government
Collection Number:  2017-42
Title:  Paul Laxalt U.S. Senatorial Papers (83-01)
Abstract:  Covers Paul Laxalt's career as a U. S. Senator from Nevada from 1974 until his resignation effective January 3, 1987. Files are comprised of materials retained from offices in Carson City, Reno, Las Vegas, and Washington, D.C. The initial group currently available consists of materials retained from Senator Laxalt's time as the chair for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns in 1976, 1980, and 1984. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, schedules, legislative work on bills and hearings, news clips, reports, photographs and some audio/visual records.
Creator(s):  Laxalt, Paul
Date(s):  1974-1987
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century; United States--Politics and government--20th century
Subject(s):  Conservatism—United States—History—20th century | Political parties--United States--History--20th century | Politicians--California | Politicians--Nevada | Presidential candidates—United States—History | Presidents--United States--Correspondence
Collection Number:  83-01
Title:  Harry Reid Papers (90-89)
Creator(s):  Reid, Harry, 1939-
Date(s):  circa 1970-2016
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century; United States--Politics and government--20th century
Collection Number:  90-89
Title:  Maya Miller Papers (95-107)
Abstract:  Materials cover the life and work of philanthropist, feminist, political activist, and one-time Nevada U. S. Senate candidate, Maya Miller from the years 1953-2003. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, news clips, agendas, bulletins, reports, and audio/visual resources with particular emphasis placed on Miller's position as Chairperson on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas-based community development corporation, Operation Life.
Creator(s):  Miller, Maya
Date(s):  1954-2003
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century; Nicaragua--Politics and government--1979-1990; Washoe Valley (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Indians of North America--Civil Rights | Public welfare--Law and legislation--Nevada | Welfare rights movement--Nevada--Las Vegas | Women's rights--United States--History--20th century | Women, Black--Nevada--Economic conditions | Women--Nevada--Politics and government | Women--Political activity--Nevada
Collection Number:  95-107
Title:  Richard H. Bryan U. S. Senatorial Papers (2003-01)
Abstract:  Contains material covering Richard Bryan's campaign for and career in the U. S. Senate,1989-2001, following his time as Nevada's governor. The bulk of the papers come from his second term in the 104th to 106th Congress (1995-2001). Papers include legislative subject files, correspondence, reports, hearings, speeches, press releases, news clippings, photographs, audio and visual records, and ephemera.
Creator(s):  Richard H. Bryan
Date(s):  Bulk, 1989-2001
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government--20th century; United States--Politics and government--20th century; Yucca Mountain (Nev.); Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository Site
Subject(s):  Gambling industry--Government policy--United States | Gambling--Government policy--United States | Gambling--Law and legislation--United States | Hazardous waste sites--Nevada--Yucca Mountain | Hazardous wastes--Nevada--Yucca Mountain | Legislators--United States--Archives | Natural resources conservation areas--Nevada | Radioactive waste disposal--Nevada--Yucca Mountain | Wilderness areas--Nevada
Collection Number:  2003-01
Title:  Sparks Family Papers (2015-24)
Abstract:  John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles M. Sparks, and Leland John Sparks. Materials are comprised of 6.5 cubic feet, date from 1835 to 2009, and cover portions of the lives of John Sparks and members of his immediate family including his wife, daughters, sons, and grandson. Collection includes correspondence, business documents, newspaper clippings, gubernatorial ephemera, and memorabilia.
Creator(s):  Sparks, John, 1843-1908Sparks Family
Date(s):  Bulk, 1880-1910
Place(s):  Elko County (Nev.)--History; Goldfield (Nev.)--History; Nevada--Politics and government--20th century; Reno (Nev.)--History; Sparks (Nev.); Sparks (Nev.)--History
Subject(s):  Cattle--Nevada | Governors--Nevada
Collection Number:  2015-24
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