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Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

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Identifier: NC392
Overview Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa (Mrs....
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964

Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, Charles J. Armstrong

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Identifier: AC 0563
Overview Charles Johnstone Armstrong, 10th president of the University of Nevada, was born on June 22, 1911, in Victoria, British Columbia. He attended Victoria College and graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1932. He received his doctoral degree in classical philology from Harvard University in 1936. Charles J. Armstrong (1911-1994) served as the 10th president of the University of Nevada, Reno from 1958-1967. The collection contains records created by the Office of the President...
Dates: 1958-1967