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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

Sam P. Davis Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC197
Abstract Includes letters from Henry George on a U. S. income tax proposal, 1883; Theodore Roosevelt on establishing a Nevada State Police, 1908; E. A. Powell on Davis' purchase of a pedigreed bull, 1885; Thomas A. Edison on use of sagebrush as fuel, 1910; letters from Davis to Nevada U. S. Senator William M. Stewart about politics and Lake Tahoe, 1900-1901; Davis' poem the Burial of Sam Magee, n.d.; and Davis' response to a toast at a Virginia City banquet celebrating the installation of electrical...
Dates: 1883-1912

Delegate Handouts

 Collection
Identifier: 88-17
Abstract

Delegates' information handed out at the convention, including badge, program, pamphlets about candidates and political issues, 1988-1990 platform of the Nevada Democratic Party, convention rules, and list of delegates.

Dates: 1988

Resolution of the Democratic State Central Committee

 Collection
Identifier: NC729
Abstract

Resolutions passed at a meeting in Reno issuing a position statement for the party platform, most of which dealt with the silver question. The collection contains material from December 5, 1899 created by the Democratic State Central Committee.

Dates: December 5, 1899

Democratic State Convention Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC532
Abstract

Registration materials given to each delegate, including bulletins, the newspaper Nevada democratic record, delegate's badge, and program listing delegates. The collection contains material from 1966 created by the Democratic State Convention.

Dates: 1966

Jill Derby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-45
Abstract Jill Derby is a Nevada anthropologist, consultant and lecturer on social concerns, communication dynamics, and cross-cultural perspectives; leader of the organization Nevadans for ERA; member of the Nevada Board of Regents; first state chair of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) (U.S.), Nevada; and active in the Douglas County (Nevada) branch of the NWPC (U.S.). Included are political materials about Derby's campaigns for University of Nevada Regent and Nevada state Assemblyman;...
Dates: 1970-2014

Interview of Carl Dodge

 Collection
Identifier: NC400
Abstract

Carl Dodge was a Nevada state senator (Republican) from Churchill County, 1959-1980. The collection contains an unedited transcript of a taped interview conducted by Elmer R. Rusco in which Dodge discussed then recent changes in the Legislature, issues facing future sessions, and related matters.

Dates: 1968 April 11

Election campaign card

 Collection
Identifier: 99-12
Abstract

Election campaign card, similar to a business card, for J.W. Hickey's unsuccessful candidacy for assemblyman from Lyon County, Nevada, representing the Socialist party. Material from November 3, 1914.

Dates: November 3, 1914

Election Materials Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1110
Abstract

Collected by the Special Collections Department, the collection contains a variety of miscellaneous political ephemera, flyers, etc. distributed by individuals running for city, county, and national seats in Nevada and at the national level.

Dates: 1930-1998

Election tickets

 Collection
Identifier: NC775
Abstract

Political party election tickets listing candidates for national and Nevada offices.,Included are the Union ticket, 1864; National Union Democratic State and Union State tickets, 1866; Union Republican ticket, 1872; county convention in Virginia City, 1878; Silver Party convention, 1898; and Reno precinct list, n.d.

Dates: 1864-1898

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League of Women Voters of Nevada 6
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National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Anne Martin Chapter (Reno, Nev.) 5
Nevada Federation of Republican Women 5
Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996 5
Bryan, Richard H. 4
Clinedinst, Lillie B. 4
Laxalt, Paul 4
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 4
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 4
Vucanovich, Barbara F., 1921-2013 4
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 3
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 3
Ford, Jean, 1929-1998 3
League of Women Voters of Las Vegas 3
Rusco, Elmer R. 3
Wagner, Sue, 1940- 3
AFL-CIO 2
American Legion 2
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 2
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 2
Cafferata, Patricia D., 1940- 2
Cain, Virginia, 1922-2017 2
Cannon, Howard W. 2
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 2
Cassidy, George W. 2
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918 2
Democratic National Convention 2
Douglas County Republican Women's Club 2
Equal Rights Amendment Project 2
Freemasons 2
Gojack, Mary, 1936-1985 2
Herman, George, English professor 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 2
Lake Tahoe-Nevada Republican Women's Club 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Nevada Chapter 2
Nevada. Supreme Court 2
Nevadans for ERA, Inc 2
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 2
Pittman, Mimosa 2
Reid, Harry 2
Republican State Central Committee 2
Republican Women's Club of Las Vegas 2
Republican Women's Club of Reno 2
Russell, Charles H. (Charles Hinton), 1903-1989 2
Santini, Jim, 1937-2015 2
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves), 1880-1945 2
Silver Party 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
Active Republican Women of Las Vegas 1
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Allen, Lemmuel 1
Austin, Mary, 1868-1934 1
Bank of Battle Mountain 1
Barlow, Arthur Richard, 1916- 1
Barlow, Martha, 1920-1994 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartlett, George A. (George Arthur) 1
Bean, Thomas Lee 1
Bell, Norman 1
Bell, W. R. 1
Bennett, Kay M. 1
Berkley, Shelley 1
Betty O'Neal Mines 1
Beyer, Erick 1
Biltz, Norman Henry, 1902-1973 1
Bonanza Printers (Las Vegas, Nev.) 1
Boulder City Republican Women's Club 1
Brotherton, Frank R. 1
Budelman, Herman D. 1
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd, 1906- 1
Bushnell, Eleanore 1
Carson City Republican Women's Club 1
Carson City. Grand Jury (Nev.) 1
Carson and Colorado Railroad 1
Cassidy family 1
Cassidy, Christopher C., 1828-1883 1
Cassidy, Mary Delaney, -1934 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Channell, J. D. 1
Chesley, James G., 1851- 1
Chicken Ranch Brothel (Pahrump, Nev.) 1
Citizen Alert (Organization) 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Clark County Coalition Health Systems Agency 1
Clemens, Orion, 1825-1897 1
Coffin, Trenmor, 1848-1904 1
Comins, Henry A. (Henry Adoviviam) 1
Community Support and Development Advisory Board (Washoe County, Nev.) 1
Conforte, Joseph 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
Coolidge, Mary Roberts, 1860-1945 1
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