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Overview Trenmor Coffin was a lawyer, businessman, and Nevada State Assemblyman, of Carson City, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, legal cases, and papers connected with Coffin's political activity in Nevada (1892-1898) as a member of the Republican State Central Committee and supporter of the Free Silver ticket. The correspondence relates to cases in which Coffin or his legal firm participated, to his business interests in irrigation enterprises, and to the personal affairs of Coffin and his...
Abstract Political party election tickets listing candidates for national and Nevada offices.,Included are the Union ticket, 1864; National Union Democratic State and Union State tickets, 1866; Union Republican ticket, 1872; county convention in Virginia City, 1878; Silver Party convention, 1898; and Reno precinct list, n.d.
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,...
Overview 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...
Abstract Report of organizing committee which details purpose, membership, and declarations of principles.,Principles condemn President Grover Cleveland (in his second term of office), advocate trade protectionism, and the remonetization of silver.
Dates: circa 1893-1897
Abstract Clippings about the Nevada Republican convention of 1894, list of delegates, letter to the committee from chair Trenmore Coffin (1896), and an article about the Corbett-Fitzsimmons boxing match of 1897.
Overview 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
Abstract Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from local and national newspapers regarding James Baird Weaver, the People's Party and Republican Party national conventions of 1892, the Silver Party platform and ticket, and results of elections in Nevada in the 1890s.,The scrapbook partially fills what was originally a register of actions for the First and Third Judicial Districts, Utah Territory, 1872; and various judicial districts of Nevada, 1872-1878, with index.
Dates: 1872-1878; 1892
Abstract Broadside advertising an excursion train from Reno to Virginia City to a "great Republican meeting," and an invoice for printing from the Reno evening gazette.
Dates: September 26, 1894
Overview The Vanderleith family were residents of Carson City, Nevada. The "Crazy" book is a scrapbook of programs and momentos of social events in Carson City in the 1890s and political campaigns (Republican and Silver parties) from 1888-1907, compiled by Edward and Emma.