Series 4, Subseries 1: Senator Pat McCarran Papers


Scope and Contents

This increment to the Adams collection dates from 1947-1954 reflects the contents of Series 1, Subseries 1, McCarran Office Files. Included among other things are materials about the 1950 senatorial election, notes for McCarran's autobiography, correspondence about the business of clearing McCarran's office after his death, materials related to Thomas Mechling's senatorial campaign of 1952, correspondence and notes on the affairs of the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, and documents related to the United Contractors Company in Spain. Folder titles are for the most part those assigned by Miss Adams and have been supplemented only when the title was missing or obscure. The contents date from 1947-1954 and are arranged alphabetically by folder title.


  • 1920-1983

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


From the Collection: 30 Cubic Feet (31 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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