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Correspondence from William Jackson Westerfield to George H. Densmore

 Collection
Identifier: NC144
Abstract

William Jackson Westerfieldwas a Nevada newspaper publisher, legislator and State Treasurer. Collection contains letters from Westerfield in Battle Mountain, Nevada to George H. Densmore proposing the establishment of a newspaper in Battle Mountain to promote the proposed Austin Railroad between Battle Mountain and Austin, and politicking in the Nevada election of 1879, hinting that he would accept the position of private secretary to Governor Bradley.

Dates: 1870-1871

V. F. Whittlesea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC556
Abstract

Victor F. Whittlesea (1910-1972) was a Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada businessman and owner of taxi cab company, commander of the American Legion in Las Vegas, and unsuccessful candidate for Nevada Lieutenant Governor in 1950. The collection contains political materials related to Whittlesea's Lt. Governor campaign (speeches, ballots, newspaper ads and clippings); clippings, pamphlets, and photos of his taxi cab business and American Legion activities; and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1947-1953

C. Clifton Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-14
Abstract

Clarence Clifton (“Cliff”) Young was born November 7, 1922 and served as a Nevada Supreme Court judge. The C. Clifton Young Papers are primarily composed of personal correspondence from Young’s office at the Nevada Supreme Court and papers having to do with his political campaigns for the U. S. Congress and the Nevada Supreme Court. Also included are research materials for his book about the Nevada justice courts, and various biographical materials. Date range 1952-2002.

Dates: 1952-2002

Sally Zanjani Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-04
Abstract

Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.

Dates: 1974-2016

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