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Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-17
Collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder, a position he held from 1979 until he retired in 1999.

Dates

  • 1978-1995

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.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (9 items)

Overview

Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. Collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.

Biographical Note

Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929 in Iowa. As a child, his family lived in Iowa, Minnesota, and Nevada. Melcher attended the University of Nevada, Reno, graduating in 1953. In the early 1950s, Melcher married Margaret. They had three sons, Kevin, Joe III, and Todd. From 1979-1999, Melcher served as Washoe County Recorder from 1979-1999.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Kevin Melcher in September 2016.

Creator

Title
Guide to Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera
Status
for_mcd_review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
Februray 2018
Description rules
dacs

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)