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Patricia D. Cafferata Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-69
Abstract

Largely contains material related to the public offices for which Cafferata has run and those to which she was elected, and papers related to her personal interests such as Doctors' Wives of Washoe County. Two issues evident in these papers are drunk driving legislation and hazardous waste disposal.

Dates: 1958-1998

Robert T. Herbert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1414
Abstract

Major General Robert "Bob" Thomas Herbert (1957-2021) was a member of the Nevada Army National Guard and worked for Senator Harry Reid from 2001-2017. The collection contains excerpts of the Congressional Record collected by Herbert, photographs of Senator Reid and Herbert for his promotion to Brigadier General and graduation from National War College, as well as several items related to Senator Reid and his career.

Dates: 1999-2017

Courtenay Swain McGowen Records

 Collection
Identifier: 99-14
Abstract

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

 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 Federation of Republican Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1070
Abstract

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

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

Sparks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-24
Abstract John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles...
Dates: 1835-2011; Majority of material found within 1880-1910

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