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Identifier: AC 0296
Overview The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the Distinguished...
Abstract Consists primarily of scrapbooks; also administrative files for Russell's terms as U.S. Representative and governor, and photos. Scrapbooks consist of clippings; administrative files include correspondence, reports, and Governors' Conferences materials.
Abstract Marjorie Ann Guild Russell (1916-1997) was a Nevada First Lady and longtime Board of Trustee member. Included in this collection are family papers containing clippings, correspondence, a speech about living in the Nevada governor's mansion, and photographs, all between 1914-1994.
Abstract Lengthy minutes include transcripts of remarks and speeches on May 18-19, 1956, including those nominating Charles H. Russell as a candidate for Nevada governor; record of votes cast for candidates; platform statement; and treasurers' report.
Dates: May 18-19, 1956
- Names: Russell, Charles H. (Charles Hinton) X
- University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 3
- University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government 2
- Governors -- Nevada 1
- Governors' spouses -- Nevada 1
- Legislators -- Nevada 1
- Legislators -- United States 1
- Women -- Nevada 1 ∧ less