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Norman Henry Biltz Papers

Identifier: NC465

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

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

Gertrude Gottschalk Papers

Identifier: 2017-42
Abstract Gertrude Gottschalk was active in Nevada politics, especially during the 1960s, and served as a committeewoman for the Democratic National Convention. Collection contains materials created and collected by Gottschalk during the 1960s, including President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration ephemera, Democratic National Committee information, a small amount of material from the Nevada State Democratic Conference, and information from Gottschalk's 1966 campaign for Nevada State...
Dates: 1953-2011

Katharine Gardiner Hale Papers

Identifier: NC1421

Katharine Gardiner Hale (1944-2021) was an active member of the northern Nevada community and the co-founder of Citizen Alert and Save the Mapes, later known as the Truckee Meadows Heritage Trust. The collection includes Hales' records regarding Citizen Alert, Save the Mapes, a collection of art exhibit posters and flyers, and general information about Reno, Nevada politics from the 1990s.

Dates: 1974-2000

Frances Hawkins Papers

Identifier: 95-103

Frances Hawkins (1921-2001) was a teacher and politician in northern Nevada during the 1940s-1980s. The collection includes newspaper clippings, political reports, and other documents collected by Frances Hawkins throughout her career, documenting her accolades as a teacher, assemblywoman, and school board official.

Dates: 1939-1994

Courtenay Swain McGowen Records

Identifier: 99-14

Legislative records contain meeting notes, background material, draft and final versions of bills sponsored by McGowen, her speeches in the Assembly, clippings, notes, statistics, audio tapes of committee meetings, and minutes of committee meetings. Election records include materials related to McGowen's Assembly campaigns: opinion polls and questionnaires, campaign plans, press releases, publicity materials, and campaign disclosure reports (1978-1989).

Dates: 1978-1989

Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records

Identifier: 95-73

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 Federation of Republican Women Records

Identifier: NC1070

The Nevada Federation of Republican Women was founded in 1950 and is a branch of the national organization that provides a means for women who share the principals of te Republican art can join activities and work toward common goals. These records cover the period of 1964-1976, with the majority of them pertaining to the 1976 presidential campaign as well as documenting how a state-wide political group orchestrates an election.

Dates: 1972-1976

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

William J. Raggio Papers

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

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