Vucanovich, Barbara F.
- 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Included are correspondence, subject files, campaign files and clippings, and financial material from her public service, personal careers and academic studies; and materials collected in her activities involving women's rights and the Equal Rights Amendment.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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; breast cancer; health care reform; and the Republican Party's Contract with America. Also included are her campaign files, 1986-1994, which contain information about her...