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Virginia Cain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 97-21
Abstract This collection relates almost entirely to Virginia Cain's involvement with the Democratic Party at the local, state, and national level. Included are administration and convention materials for the Democratic Party of Washoe County, the Nevada State Democratic Party, Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Women's Club of Carson City and campaign materials for the election of Cain's daughter, Mary-Ellen McMullen, to the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada and for Justice...
Dates: 1980-1999

Conferences on Gambling Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1216
Abstract The first Gambling Conference took place June 9-11, 1974 at the Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. The conferences were held annually until 1976 and thereafter every two and then every three years. Consequently, the name of the conference changed from Annual Gambling Conference to National Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking, and then to International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking. The conferences were organized under the auspices of William R. Eadington of the Economics Department...
Dates: 1973-[1987]

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 84-11
Abstract

Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1849-1982

Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-01
Abstract Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
Dates: 1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 95-73
Abstract

The Nevada Federation of Republican Women is a branch of the national organization which provides a means through which women who share the principles of the Republican Party can join its activities and work toward common goals. The types of records found within each chapter's files vary but include minutes, newsletters, convention materials, special events files, clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1969-1997

Nevada Governor's Conference for Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-56
Abstract The first Nevada Governor's Conference for Women (NGCW) was held in September, 1987 at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel. Inspired by a Nevada Women's Conference held in 1977, the mission of the 1980s NGCW was to bring together women of diverse interests and backgrounds; to provide a forum to discuss issues and challenges; and to inspire solutions that would advance skills, opportunities and interest. The bulk of the collection consists of records of the 1989 Nevada Governor's Conference for Women...
Dates: 1987-1989

Western College Physical Education Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: 82-10
Abstract Founded in 1956 as the Western College Men's Physical Education Society in a failure by the College Physical Education Association, a national association of men physical educators, to respond to member needs to hold a convention in the West or to authorize a western division. The first meeting was held in Salt Lake City in 1958, and it was determined at that time that Reno was the most central major city for the western states' members, and nearly all subsequent meetings were held in Reno....
Dates: 1956-2004

Western Snow Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC442
Abstract The Western Snow Conference is composed of individuals and organizations representing public and private agencies interested in snow and water supplies derived from mountain snow cover. The conference meets annually in April at various locations in the western United States and Canada and is governed by an executive committee of twenty members elected from the membership. The collection includes correspondence, agendas, programs, and proceedings related to individual meetings; committee and...
Dates: 1933-1983

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Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park (Nev.) 1
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Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975 1
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Colorado River Basin Water Forecast Committee 1
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Community Support and Development Advisory Board (Washoe County, Nev.) 1
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
Democratic National Convention 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Douglas County Republican Women's Club 1
Dukes, Claude, 1914-1984 1
Dukes, Harry C. 1
Dukes, Lynne 1
Federal Water Master Nevada 1
Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies 1
Gambling Conferences 1
Gourley, Josette 1
International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking 1
International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking (7th : 1987 : Reno, Nev.) 1
Lahontan Federated Republican Women 1
Lake Tahoe-Nevada Republican Women's Club 1
League of Women Voters of Nevada 1
League to Save Lake Tahoe 1
Lyon County Republican Women's Club 1
McMullen, Mary-Ellen 1
Miller, Maya 1
Miller, Richard Gordon, 1913-2010 1
National Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking 1
National Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking (6th : 1984 : Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Anne Martin Chapter (Reno, Nev.) 1
Nevada Federation of Republican Women 1
Nevada Governor's Conference for Women 1
Nevada Women's Fund 1
Nevadans for ERA, Inc 1
Ormsby County Republican Women's Club 1
Orr Ditch and Water Company 1
Pahrump Valley Republican Women's Club 1
Paradise Valley Republican Women's Club 1
Republican Party (Nev.) 1
Republican Women of Henderson 1
Republican Women's Capital Career Club 1
Republican Women's Club of Incline Village/Crystal Bay 1
Republican Women's Club of Las Vegas 1
Republican Women's Club of Reno 1
Rose, Robert E., 1939- 1
Sādāt, Jīhān, 1933-2021 1
Sparks Republican Women 1
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Faculty Wives Club 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Friends of the College of Education 1
Washoe Project, Nevada-California 1
Western College Men's Physical Education Society 1
Western College Physical Education Society 1
Western Snow Conference 1
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