Vucanovich, Barbara F., 1921-2013
- Existence: 1921-2013
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers, plaques, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of Barbara Vucanovich. Preliminary inventory available in department.
Overview Largely contains material related to the public offices for which Cafferata has run and those to which she was elected, and papers related to her personal interests such as Doctors' Wives of Washoe County. Two issues evident in these papers are drunk driving legislation and hazardous waste disposal.
Abstract Informational releases issued by Vucanovich's office for her Nevada constituents, emphasizing her accomplishments and legislative matters of Nevada interest. The collection contains material from 1987-1999 by Barbara F. Vucanovich..
Overview Mary L. Gojack (1936-1985) served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1972-1974 and the Nevada State Senate from 1974-1978. In 1980, Gojack unsuccessfully challenged Paul Laxalt for the US Senate seat, and, in 1982, she ran against Barbara Vucanovich for the newly created Second Congressional District seat. Vucanovich won the seat by a narrow margin. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, campaign files and newspaper clippings, and financial material from her public service,...
Overview Joseph H. Robertson was a Reno, Nevada resident and professor of range management at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains letters written by Robertson to Nevada's U.S. Senators and Representatives, and their responses to him. Subjects include the military, taxation, campaign finance ethics, Social Security, foreign policy, arms and gun control, wilderness and Nevada issues.
Overview Barbara Farrell Dillon Vucanovich served as president of the Republican Women's Club of Reno and as president of the Nevada Federation of Republican Women's Clubs. Vucanovich's records as Representative to the U.S. Congress from Nevada include files related to her committee assignments and interests, particularly military construction and land withdrawal for military use; the proposed nuclear waste storage facility at Yucca Mountain, Nevada; Indian gaming and other Nevada-specific issues;...