Sue Wagner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 94-58

Scope and Contents

The papers of Lt. Wagner are unarranged but have been inventoried for easier access. The bulk of the collection consists of political materials pertaining to her elections and service in the Nevada Legislature but exclude her official records as Lt. Gov. There are a few personal materials, mostly correspondence and greeting cards.

Included in the collection are legislative files, subject files; calendars; staff reports; clippings and articles on either Wagner or topics of interest to her; materials on economic development, tourism, and women's issues; voting record; campaign materials; clippings and articles about other Nevada politicians; files concerning the 1990 plane crash; and speeches. Although the collection is unarranged, groups of like files seem to be in close proximity.

Dates

  • 1974-1994

Creator

Restrictions

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.

Biographical Note

Reno, Nevada, Republican; Nevada State Assemblyman, 1975-1980; Nevada State Senator, 1981-1988; and Nevada's first woman Lieutenant Governor, 1991-1995. During her service in the legislature, Wagner was especially interested in women and children's issues.

Extent

26.6 Linear Feet (28 boxes, 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Sue Ellen Wagner (January 6, 1940) is an American politician. She was the 30th Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. State of Nevada, serving from 1991 to 1995, the first woman to be elected to the position. The papers of Lt. Wagner are unarranged but have been inventoried for easier access. The bulk of the collection consists of political materials pertaining to her elections and service in the Nevada Legislature but exclude her official records as Lt. Gov. There are a few personal materials, mostly correspondence and greeting cards from 1974-1994.

Included in the collection are legislative files, subject files; calendars; staff reports; clippings and articles on either Wagner or topics of interest to her; materials on economic development, tourism, and women's issues; voting record; campaign materials; clippings and articles about other Nevada politicians; files concerning the 1990 plane crash; and speeches. Although the collection is unarranged, groups of like files seem to be in close proximity.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Lt. Gov. Wagner in 1994; Reno, NV.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1999-11.

A Part of

Nevada women's archives.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Papers of Sue Wagner
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Searcy and Rebecca Richards.
Date
July 2, 1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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)