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Title:  Virginia Cain Papers (97-21)
Abstract:  This collection relates almost entirely to Mrs. Cain's involvement with the Democratic Party at the local, state, and national level. Included are administration and convention materials for the Democratic Party of Washoe County, the Nevada State Democratic Party, Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Women's Club of Carson City and campaign materials for the election of Cain's daughter, Mary-Ellen McMullen, to the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada and for Justice Bob Rose's campaign for the Nevada Supreme Court.
Creator(s):  Cain, Virginia, 1922-
Date(s):  1980-1996
Place(s):  Nevada--Politics and government
Subject(s):  Political parties--United States--History--20th century | Women--Political activity--Nevada | Women--Political activity--United States
Collection Number:  97-21
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