Nevada. Secretary of State
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0557
Overview The Getchell Library building served as the third home for the University of Nevada, Reno's main library from 1961 until 2008. It was demolished in December 2013 to make room for the new Pennington Student Achievement Center. The collection contains materials relating to the history of the building, including specifications, remodel information, and cornerstone dedication. Additionally, the time capsule from the demolition of the building is also included.
Abstract Includes minutes of the Methodist Episcopal Church Missions, Nevada, 1887-1908 Nevada Immigration Bureau report, 1893-1894 reports from the Nevada governor, controller, Public Instruction Department, attorney general, secretary of state, and Centennial Commissioners (1877) and Virginia City Ordinances, 1868.
Overview W. G. Douglass served as the Secretary of the State (1903-1911) and Clerk of the Supreme Court (1903-1911), an unusual position that was deemed to be unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 1910. From 1864-1895, they were two separate positions, and were consolidated into one from 1895-1910. Douglass was one of two men to serve in both positions simultaneously. Collection contains one postcard sent to W. G. Douglass in Carson City, Nevada on August 24, 1909. The postcard is a receipt for the...
Dates: August 24, 1909