Helen Herr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-09

Scope and Contents

Included are clippings, certificates, and photographs related to Herr's profession as a realtor in Las Vegas, Nevada, and her political activities; and personal photographs. Subjects include the Boulder Highway Association, the Nevada Anti-Equal Rights Amendment movement, the Nevada Youth Training Center for Girls at Caliente, the Optimist Boys Home and Ranch/Spring Mountain Youth Camp, and Clark County Sanitation District No. 1.

Dates

  • 1900-1991

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

Las Vegas, Nevada, realtor and the first woman elected to the Nevada State Senate, 1967-1975. She also represented Clark County in the Nevada State Assembly, 1957-1960, and 1963-1966.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Helen Herr was a Las Vegas, Nevada realtor and the first woman elected to the Nevada State Sentae. Included are clippings, certificates, and photographs related to Herr's profession as a realtor in Las Vegas, Nevada, and her political activities; and personal photographs. Subjects include the Boulder Highway Association, the Nevada Anti-Equal Rights Amendment movement, the Nevada Youth Training Center for Girls at Caliente, the Optimist Boys Home and Ranch/Spring Mountain Youth Camp, and Clark County Sanitation District No. 1. Material between 1900-1991.

Arrangement

Organized by topic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Helen Herr in 1993.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1993-10

A Part of

Nevada women's archives.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Helen Herr Papers
Status
Completed
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
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