McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954
- Existence: 1876-1954
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Eva Bertrand Adams Papers have been divided into four series reflecting the three segments of Eva Adams' life represented in these papers.Included in the first group are papers generated from the Senatorial offices of Pat McCarran, 1936-1954; Ernest Brown, 1954; and Alan Bible, 1954-1960. Material from the McCarran era dominates the group and includes Senator McCarran's papers as well as those of Eva Adams, his Administrative Assistant. Office files, financial records, political...
Overview Alan Bible, a Nevada politician and attorney, served as the District Attorney of Storey County from 1935-1938 until he was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Nevada in 1938. In 1942, Bible was appointed State Attorney, and served in that position until 1950. Upon resignation from that position, he resumed private practice of law, which would continue throughout the rest of his career. In 1954, Bible was appointed to serve in the United States Senate, filling the vacancy left upon the death...
Abstract Louie A. Gardella was a Nevadan, an agricultural agent with the Nevada Agricultural Extension Service for several counties, and County Agricultural Agent for Washoe County where his attention focused on water development, drainage, flooding, and irrigation. The bulk of this collection focuses on the acquisition and control of water in the Truckee Meadows area of Nevada from 1950-1976.
Overview Records of Griswold's sheep ranches, his terms as president and board member of the Nevada Livestock Production Credit Association, the National Advisory Board (for the Taylor Grazing Act), National Wool Council, Nevada Wool Growers' Association, the Nevada Selective Service Board, and the U. S. D. A. War Board, and as coordinator of Operation Haylift in Nevada, 1949. Topics discussed include droughts in Nevada, grazing lands, sheep, the effect of World War II on local food production, and...
Overview Joseph F. McDonald (1891-1971) was a Nevada newspaperman, editor and publisher of the Nevada State Journal, 1939-1956; president of Reno Newspapers Incorporated; and president of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association. The collection contains personal papers, 1911-1970; material related to Reno newspapers, 1928-1963; and records and related material of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association, 1957-1968.
Abstract Joseph F. McDonald was an enthusiastic Democrat and counted many well-known state and national Democratic political figures among his friends. Included are letters to and from Nevada politicians, and from Harry S. Bunker, treasurer of Speidel Newspapers, Inc. In addition to letters there are occasionally newspaper clippings and election ephemeral (1937-1960).
Abstract Joseph T. McDonnell (1908-1985) was a lawyer and worked for Senators Pat McCarran and Alan Bible. The collection contains the papers of Joseph, his wife Gladys Morris McDonnell (1912-1983), and her parent's Richard L. (1885-1965) and Jessie (Williams) Morris (1886-1965). Included are diaries, papers related to Joseph's careers as lawyer and legislative assistant, correspondence, legal documents, family records, books, photos, and memorabilia. Of particular note are letters written by Joseph to...
Dates: 1885-circa 1982
Overview Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...
Overview The Nevada Company was Nevada mining corporation organized in 1897; head office moved to New York 1942; company dissolved 1971. The company was largely owned by the Anson Phelps Stokes family which operated mining, transportation, and banking enterprises in Nevada and eastern California. Part of the company's property near Berlin, Nevada as purchased by the State for Ichthyosaur State Park. The collection includes minutes, articles of incorporation, bylaws, stock certificates, legal records,...
Overview Primarily political correspondence with Nevada Senator Pat McCarran. Some letters are accompanied by bills, receipts, and contractor's estimates relating to the Senator's property in and near Reno; or relevant newspaper clippings, memos, or minutes of meetings.