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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

Norman Henry Biltz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC465
Abstract

Norman Biltz (1902-1973) was a developer and real estate broker in the Lake Tahoe and western Nevada regions and was also involved in Nevada politics. The collection contains materials related to his career and interests in land development as well as politics. Most of the clippings and manuscripts are about Biltz and associates.

Dates: circa 1937-1973

Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
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

Clel Georgetta Papers

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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 The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter...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

Mary L. Gojack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 86-02
Abstract Mary L. Gojack (1936-1985) served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1972-1974 and the Nevada State Senate from 1974-1978. In 1980, Gojack unsuccessfully challenged Paul Laxalt for the US Senate seat, and, in 1982, she ran against Barbara Vucanovich for the newly created Second Congressional District seat. Vucanovich won the seat by a narrow margin. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, campaign files and newspaper clippings, and financial material from her public service,...
Dates: 1965-1993

Thomas Woodnutt Miller Papers

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Identifier: NC441
Abstract Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...
Dates: 1890-1977

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

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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

George Bradley Russell Papers

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Identifier: NC125
Abstract George Bradley Russell was a Nevada newspaperman and politician, the editor of the Elko Independent, a correspondent for the Elko Daily Press, and the editor and owner of the Carson Chronicle. Russell served as Nevada State Treasurer, 1927-1934. He was also active in Republican Party politics and in many fraternal groups. Collection contains papers relating to Russell's career in newspapers; Republican politics; office of Nevada State Treasurer; his involvement with the Daughters of Damon,...
Dates: 1829-1966; Majority of material found within 1927-1966

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Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 2
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Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996 2
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
American Legion 1
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 1
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartlett, George A. (George Arthur), 1869-1951 1
Biltz, Norman Henry, 1902-1973 1
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd, 1906- 1
Cannon, Howard W. 1
Carson City (Nev.). Grand Jury 1
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Cook family 1
Cooke (Family : 1894- : Cooke, Herman R., 1873-1952) 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1920-1994 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Daughters of Damon 1
Du Pont, A. Felix (Alexis Felix), 1879-1948 1
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 1
Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930 1
Equal Rights Amendment Project 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Freemasons 1
Georgetta, Caryl 1
Georgetta, Clel Evan, 1901-1979 1
Gojack, Mary, 1936-1985 1
Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979 1
Gorrell, Robert M. 1
Guild, Clark J., 1887-1971 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Knights Templar (Masonic order) 1
Laxalt, Paul 1
Lincoln Hall (Reno, Nev.) 1
Miller, T. W. (Thomas Woodnutt), 1886-1975 1
Moody, Lester 1
Mueller, John E. 1
Mystic Circle of Service 1
National Aeronautical Association (U.S.) 1
Nevada State Park System 1
Nevada. State Mental Hospital 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Peterson, Edward C. 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 1
Russell, George Bradley, 1878-1967 1
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves), 1880-1945 1
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
Triune Ranch (Nev.) 1
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
United Spanish War Veterans. Department of Nevada 1
University of Nevada 1
University of Washington 1
University of Wisconsin 1
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, Jr., 1898-1974 1
Vucanovich, Barbara F., 1921-2013 1
Warren, Wallace (Wallie) 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Wheat, Margaret M. 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Reno-Sparks (Nev.) 1
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