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George A. Bartlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1253
Abstract George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the...
Dates: 1869-1953

Certificate of distinguished service

 Collection
Identifier: 84-06
Abstract

Certificate to Albert Hilliard, a Reno, Nevada attorney, from the Washoe County Bar Association for distinguished service from 1960.

Dates: 1960

Clel Georgetta Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 99-42
Abstract Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter...
Dates: 1916-1979

Robert Leland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1035
Abstract

Robert Leland (1912-1986) was a Nevada lawyer who worked closely with Washoe and Paiute Indigenous Peoples. Material in the collection is exclusively concerned with issues of Indigenous Peoples, mainly the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, legal documents, printed material, tribal records, and maps relate to Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal concerns including water, economic development, and claims.

Dates: 1912-1980

William J. Raggio Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-02
Abstract William J. Raggio, a Republican, was Nevada's longest serving state senator, his tenure lasted from 1972 until his resignation in 2011. For most of his senatorial career Raggio was widely considered to be the unequaled master of the legislative process. He served as the Assistant District Attorney of Washoe County from 1952-1958, and later as the District Attorney from 1958-1970. During his time in the District Attorney's office, he handled a number of high profile cases, including one with...
Dates: 1916-2014

Walter C. Rowson Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1055
Abstract

Walter C. Rowson was an attorney in Reno, Nevada, with the firm Brown and Rowson. The collection includes registers of clients and cases, accounts, general cases, divorce cases, estate and will papers, bank statements, and personal correspondence and papers.

Dates: 1905-1960

James G. Sweeney Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC32
Abstract

James G. Sweeney was a Nevada legislator, Attorney General, and Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court he also ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senator in 1910. Contains letterpress copy book of correspondence from Sweeney to friends, constituents, and associates about politics, business, and his personal affairs from 1906-1910.

Dates: 1906-1910

Woodburn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1309
Abstract

The Woodburn family settled in the state of Nevada in 1866. Four generations of the family were Nevada lawyers and political figures who continuously practiced law in the state for 135 years, from 1866-2001. Collection contains four certificates, one diploma, and a dinner program and brochure for the 2003 Nevada Bar Association's Diamond Jubilee celebration.

Dates: 1940s-2003; Majority of material found within 1940-1959

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