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Alan Bible Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC01
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1953-1974

Gordon Griswold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC451
Abstract Records of Griswold's sheep ranches, his terms as president and board member of the Nevada Livestock Production Credit Association, the National Advisory Board (for the Taylor Grazing Act), National Wool Council, Nevada Wool Growers' Association, the Nevada Selective Service Board, and the U. S. D. A. War Board, and as coordinator of Operation Haylift in Nevada, 1949. Topics discussed include droughts in Nevada, grazing lands, sheep, the effect of World War II on local food production, and...
Dates: 1926-1954

Joseph F. McDonald Papers

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Identifier: NC429
Abstract

Joseph F. McDonald (1891-1971) was a Nevada newspaperman, editor and publisher of the Nevada State Journal, 1939-1956; president of Reno Newspapers Incorporated; and president of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association. The collection contains personal papers, 1911-1970; material related to Reno newspapers, 1928-1963; and records and related material of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association, 1957-1968.

Dates: 1870-1980

Thomas Woodnutt Miller Papers

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Identifier: NC441
Abstract Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...
Dates: 1890-1977

Peter C. Petersen Papers

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Identifier: NC430
Abstract

Primarily political correspondence with Nevada Senator Pat McCarran. Some letters are accompanied by bills, receipts, and contractor's estimates relating to the Senator's property in and near Reno; or relevant newspaper clippings, memos, or minutes of meetings.

Dates: 1938-1954

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

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Identifier: NC392
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964

George Bradley Russell Papers

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Identifier: NC125
Abstract George Bradley Russell was a Nevada newspaperman and politician, the editor of the Elko Independent, a correspondent for the Elko Daily Press, and the editor and owner of the Carson Chronicle. Russell served as Nevada State Treasurer, 1927-1934. He was also active in Republican Party politics and in many fraternal groups. Collection contains papers relating to Russell's career in newspapers; Republican politics; office of Nevada State Treasurer; his involvement with the Daughters of Damon,...
Dates: 1829-1966; Majority of material found within 1927-1966

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Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 4
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 3
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 3
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 2
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd, 1906- 2
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Cannon, Howard W. 2
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 2
Laxalt, Paul 2
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 2
Pittman, Mimosa Gates, 1872-1952 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves), 1880-1945 2
American Legion 1
Baker, Bobby, 1928-2017 1
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 1
Bunker, Harry S. 1
California State Automobile Association 1
Carson City (Nev.). Grand Jury 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Daughters of Damon 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Du Pont, A. Felix (Alexis Felix), 1879-1948 1
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 1
Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930 1
Eastern Nevada Wool Growers' Association 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Freemasons 1
Griswold Livestock Company 1
Griswold, Gordon, 1900- 1
Guild, Clark J., 1887-1971 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Knights Templar (Masonic order) 1
Lake Tahoe Area Council 1
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961 1
McDonald, Joseph F. 1
McDonald, Leola Lewis 1
Miller, T. W. (Thomas Woodnutt), 1886-1975 1
Moody, Lester 1
Mystic Circle of Service 1
National Wool Council 1
Nevada Livestock Production Credit Association 1
Nevada State Park System 1
Nevada Wool Growers' Association 1
Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association 1
Nevada. State Board of Parole Commissioners 1
Nevada. State Mental Hospital 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Petersen, Peter C., 1893-1977 1
Peterson, Edward C. 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 1
Russell, George Bradley, 1878-1967 1
Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
United Spanish War Veterans. Department of Nevada 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. War Board 1
United States. Taylor Grazing Act 1
University of Nevada, Reno 1
Wheat, Margaret M. 1
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