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Eva Bertrand Adams Papers

Identifier: 82-11
Abstract The Eva Bertrand Adams Papers have been divided into four series reflecting the three segments of Eva Adams' life represented in these papers.Included in the first group are papers generated from the Senatorial offices of Pat McCarran, 1936-1954; Ernest Brown, 1954; and Alan Bible, 1954-1960. Material from the McCarran era dominates the group and includes Senator McCarran's papers as well as those of Eva Adams, his Administrative Assistant. Office files, financial records,...
Dates: 1920-1983

Alan Bible Papers

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

Louie A. Gardella Papers

Identifier: 83-06

Louie A. Gardella was a Nevadan, an agricultural agent with the Nevada Agricultural Extension Service for several counties, and County Agricultural Agent for Washoe County where his attention focused on water development, drainage, flooding, and irrigation. The bulk of this collection focuses on the acquisition and control of water in the Truckee Meadows area of Nevada from 1950-1976.

Dates: 1939-1980

Gordon Griswold Papers

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

Identifier: NC429

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

Joseph T. McDonnell Papers

Identifier: 85-11
Abstract Joseph T. McDonnell (1908-1985) was a lawyer and worked for Senators Pat McCarran and Alan Bible. The collection contains the papers of Joseph, his wife Gladys Morris McDonnell (1912-1983), and her parent's Richard L. (1885-1965) and Jessie (Williams) Morris (1886-1965). Included are diaries, papers related to Joseph's careers as lawyer and legislative assistant, correspondence, legal documents, family records, books, photos, and memorabilia. Of particular note are letters written by Joseph...
Dates: 1885-circa 1982

Thomas Woodnutt Miller Papers

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

Nevada Company Records

Identifier: NC428
Abstract The Nevada Company was Nevada mining corporation organized in 1897; head office moved to New York 1942; company dissolved 1971. The company was largely owned by the Anson Phelps Stokes family which operated mining, transportation, and banking enterprises in Nevada and eastern California. Part of the company's property near Berlin, Nevada was purchased by the State for Ichthyosaur State Park. The collection includes minutes, articles of incorporation, bylaws, stock certificates, legal...
Dates: 1883-1971

Peter C. Petersen Papers

Identifier: NC430

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

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

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Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 3
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Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd, 1906- 2
Cannon, Howard W. 2
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 2
Laxalt, Paul 2
Miller, T. W. (Thomas Woodnutt), 1886-1975 2
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 2
Pittman, Mimosa Gates, 1872-1952 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves), 1880-1945 2
Adams, Vern 1
American Legion 1
Austin Mining Company (Nev.) 1
Baker, Bobby, 1928-2017 1
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 1
Brown, Ernest, 1881-1962 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
Downeyville Mining Company 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
Frazer, Guernsey 1
Freemasons 1
Gardella family 1
Gardella, Louie A., 1908- 1
Goldfield Blue Bell Mining Company 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
Horton, Clifford E. 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Knights Templar (Masonic order) 1
Lake Tahoe Area Council 1
Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989 1
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961 1
Manhattan Mining and Reduction Company 1
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 1
McDonald, Joseph F. 1
McDonald, Leola Lewis 1
McDonnell, Gladys M. (Gladys Morris) 1
McDonnell, Joseph T., 1908-1985 1
Mechling, Thomas 1
Minetto family 1
Moody, Lester 1
Morris, Jessie Williams 1
Morris, Richard L. (Richard Lewis), 1805-1880 1
Mystic Circle of Service 1
National Wool Council 1
Nevada Central Motor Lines 1
Nevada Central Railroad 1
Nevada Company 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
North Truckee Drain Ditch Company (Nev.) 1
People's Drain Ditch Company (Sparks, Nev.) 1
Permanent Committee on Reef Removal and Truckee River Clearance Project 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
Sexton, Charles B. 1
Sourwine, Julien G. 1
State Bank of Nevada 1
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1838-1913 1
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 1
Stokes, I. N. Phelps (Isaac Newton Phelps), 1867-1944 1
Stokes, James Graham Phelps, 1872-1960 1
Tahoe-Verdi Conservation District 1
Truckee River Development Committee 1
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 1
Truckee-Carson Soil Conservation District 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
United Spanish War Veterans. Department of Nevada 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Bureau of the Mint 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. War Board 1
United States. District Court (Nevada) 1
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