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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...
- Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
- Names: Nevada. Governor (1959-1967 : Sawyer)