Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1070

Scope and Contents

The Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records cover the period of 1964-1976, with the majority of them pertaining to the 1976 presidential campaign. The collection highlights documents regarding how a state-wide political group orchestrates an election.

Of particular interest are manuals issued by the National Republican Committee for leaders, finances, and campaign workers; and two scrapbooks (1964-1969 and 1971-1974) which document specific activities of the Republican Women in the state of Nevada. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and newsletters of regional groups. Other files offer information about the 1976 state Republican convention and about Nancy Reagan's visit to Nevada.

Dates

  • 1972-1976

Creator

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.

Administrative History

Founded in 1950 with the help of United States Senator George Malone, the Nevada Federation of Republican Women is a branch of the national organization that provides a means through which women who share the principles of the Republican Party can join activities and work toward common goals. It assists in political education, cooperates with the national party in electing Republican candidates at all levels, encourages the recruitment of Republican women candidates, and encourages the formation of teen clubs. The Nevada Federation also works to foster loyalty to the Republican Party and supports the objectives and policies of the National Federation of Republican Women.

Extent

3.2 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Nevada Federation of Republican Women was founded in 1950 and is a branch of the national organization that provides a means for women who share the principals of te Republican art can join activities and work toward common goals. These records cover the period of 1964-1976, with the majority of them pertaining to the 1976 presidential campaign as well as documenting how a state-wide political group orchestrates an election.

Arrangement

Arranged in the order in which the material was received.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Hazel Gardella in 1977.
Title
Guide to the Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Searcy
Date
December 1987
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)