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Walter Baring newspaper clippings

Identifier: 98-37

Grant Sawyer was a Nevadan, democrat, and governor of Nevada. Newspaper clippings about Nevada Congressman Walter Baring (democrat) include articles about Baring, his personal appearances, and his politics (1964-1966).

Dates: 1964-1966

Cooke Family Papers

Identifier: 2013-20
Abstract Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyer in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada,...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

A Gathering of Governors Program

Identifier: 94-24

The Gathering of Governors was a special live broadcast on KNPB Channel 5 featuring four former and one current Nevada governors discussing their experiences. The collection contains the program for the broadcast.

Dates: 1993 April 14

Honorary Degree Recipients Records

Identifier: AC 0295

The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, August 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1937-1969

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

Grant Sawyer Papers

Identifier: 97-28
Abstract Grant Sawyer (1918-1996) served as the governor of Nevada from 1959-1967 and during his term created the state Equal Rights Commission, pushed for economic development and diversity in the state, and created the Gaming Control Act of 1959 and Nevada Gaming Commission. The collection includes newspaper clippings from Nevada newspapers documenting Sawyer's years as governor; certificates; photographs; paintings; plaques; and artifacts such as campaign hats, ribbon cutting scissors, flags, and...
Dates: 1939-1993

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University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 5
University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 1
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Democratic Party (Nev.) 2
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 2
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
Badie, Margaret 1
Badt, Milton B. 1
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Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 1
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967 1
Berlin, Ellin 1
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 1
Bryan, Richard H. 1
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd, 1906- 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
Cook family 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1941- 1
Dodge, Carl F. 1
Eather, Edgar 1
Erskine, Hazel Gaudet 1
Feemster, Dolores 1
Fife, James 1
Fleischmann, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951 1
Foley, Roger T. 1
Frandsen, Peter, 1876-1967 1
Gibson, Samuel 1
Gloyd, Howard 1
Grier, Herbert Earl 1
Guild, Clark J., 1887-1971 1
Hadley, Morris 1
Hamlet, Julia 1
Hardy, Roy A., 1886-1974 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Hunt, William 1
Isbell, C. V. (Clement V.) 1
KNPB (Television station) 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1
Kinnear, John C. 1
Laxalt, Paul 1
Ledger, John T. 1
List, Robert 1
Love, Malcolm A. (Malcolm Andrews), 1904-1990 1
Mack, Effie Mona 1
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 1
McCulloch, Frank Walter 1
McHenry, Dean Eugene 1
Mildren, Frank T. (Frank Thomas) 1
Miller, Bob 1
Moody, Lester 1
Mullins, Ernest 1
Nelson, Esterline 1
Nevada. Governor (1959-1967 : Sawyer) 1
O'Callaghan, Mike 1
Ogilvie, George 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 1
Pittman, Mimosa 1
Questa, Edward J. 1
Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.) 1
Riegelhuth, Katharine, 1876-1973 1
Rusco, Elmer R. 1
Salet, Eugene A. 1
Sanford, William Clark 1
Smith, Alice L., 1902-1990 1
Smith, Lloyd P. 1
Spengler, Kenneth C., 1915-2010 1
Summerfield, Lester D., 1888-1966 1
Swobe, Coe 1
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
Truman, Harry S. 1
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 1
University of Nevada. Board of Regents 1
Wartman, Franklin S. 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Webb, William D. 1
Whittell, George, 1881-1969 1
Williams, Joseph 1
Woodward, Ullyses S. 1
Wooster, Earl, 1893-1977 1
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