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Overview Alan Bible, a Nevada politician and attorney, served as the District Attorney of Storey County from 1935-1938 until he was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Nevada in 1938. In 1942, Bible was appointed State Attorney, and served in that position until 1950. Upon resignation from that position, he resumed private practice of law, which would continue throughout the rest of his career. In 1954, Bible was appointed to serve in the United States Senate, filling the vacancy left upon the death...
Overview Melvin Brunetti served as a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge beginning in 1985, and also acted as attorney to Paul Laxalt during Laxalt’s Nevada senatorial race in 1974. Brunetti practiced law in Carson City and Reno and served as President of the State Bar of Nevada in 1985. Collection includes materials from the 1974 Laxalt/Reid Senatorial race recount. Other materials are from his tenure as President of the State Bar of Nevada, including his involvement with Nevada School of Law at Old...
Abstract Program for a special live broadcast featuring four former and one current Nevada governors discussing their experiences.
Dates: April 14, 1993
Identifier: AC 0647
Overview Charles Greenhaw was a graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno, in the late 1960s. He was an assistant professor of English in Arkansas, an English instructor at Elko Community College in 1970, and commuted to Owyhee to teach English to Native Americans. He was affiliated with the Elko community college until 1991. The collection consists of Greenhaw's unpublished manuscript about the history of community colleges in Nevada called People's Colleges.
Dates: circa 1996
Identifier: AC 0264
Abstract One scrapbook with invitation, program, and photographs taken during the dedication. Photographs include Paul Laxalt and his brother, Nevada author Robert Laxalt. The program includes a biography of Paul Laxalt, and a brief history of the Mackay School of Mines by James V. Taranik.
Dates: May 17, 1986
Overview Paul Laxalt (1922-2018) was a politician from Nevada and the first Basque-American senator. The collection covers Laxalt's career as a U. S. Senator from Nevada from 1974 until his resignation effective January 3, 1987. Files are comprised of materials retained from offices in Carson City, Reno, Las Vegas, and Washington, D.C., as well as materials retained from Senator Laxalt's time as the chair for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns in 1976, 1980, and 1984 and includes correspondence,...
Abstract Manuscripts, reviews, correspondence, printed material, personal and family papers of Nevada author Paul Laxalt between 1936-1996;1950-1985.
Dates: 1936-1996; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1985
Identifier: AC 0027
Overview The office of the Chancellor was created in 1968, with the position serving as main administrative coordinator for the Board of Regents. With the growth of two campuses and the Desert Research Institute, it divided the authority and responsibility between the chancellor and the presidents. The collection includes records and information on significant events, administrators, programs and proposals, donors and community groups.
Collection — Box: BSQAP 0015
Abstract Bulletins from Paul Laxalt’s press office, clippings about Paul Laxalt and news and articles about Robert Laxalt. It also includes a tape, slides, photographs, posters, festival schedules and press clippings of the Basque dances group "Oraï-bat" from Bayonne.
Overview Joseph H. Robertson was a Reno, Nevada resident and professor of range management at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains letters written by Robertson to Nevada's U.S. Senators and Representatives, and their responses to him. Subjects include the military, taxation, campaign finance ethics, Social Security, foreign policy, arms and gun control, wilderness and Nevada issues.
- Names: Laxalt, Paul X
- University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 7
- University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 3
- University of Nevada, Reno. Jon Bilbao Basque Library 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government 3
- Basque Americans -- Nevada 2
- Politicians -- Nevada 2
- Adult education -- Administration 1
- Adult education -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Adult education and state 1
- Authors, American -- Nevada -- 20th century 1
- Basques -- Nevada 1
- Conservatism—United States—History—20th century 1
- Elections -- Nevada 1
- Elko daily free press 1
- Elko independent 1
- Governors -- Nevada -- Interviews 1
- Law schools -- Accreditation 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
- Political parties -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
- Politicians -- California 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Presidential candidates—United States—History 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence 1
- Protest movements -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Spanish-American War, 1898 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
- Universities and colleges -- Nevada 1 ∧ less