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Common Cause/Nevada Records

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Identifier: 94-55
Abstract Nevada branch of a national, nonpartisan lobbying organization working for open and accountable government at all levels. Included are bylaws, minutes, reports, newsletters and clippings, subject files for various issues, Nevada legislation materials from Common Cause (U.S.) and voters' pamphlets.Collection consists of records created and collected by individuals working for Common Cause/Nevada from its initial organization through its years of activity in northern Nevada. The...
Dates: 1968-2001

Friends of Pyramid Lake Records

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Identifier: 94-54
Abstract "Friends of Pyramid" was a Nevada non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to support and work in concert with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to protect and preserve the unique resources of Pyramid Lake and its environs. Included are minutes, agendas, correspondence, position papers, membership rolls, special events files, articles about Pyramid Lake, correspondence with other environmental organizations, subject files, and clippings. Dates range from 1968-1997 with the majority of...
Dates: 1968-1997; Majority of material found within 1982-1997

League of Women Voters of Nevada Records

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Identifier: 82-15
Abstract The League of Women Voters is an women's organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The collection contains materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, local Nevada Leagues, and materials from the national League from 1941-1981. These records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, budgets, and printed material consisting of published reports on various Nevada state and local, social and political issues of concern to...
Dates: 1941-1981

Janet MacEachern Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 94-52
Abstract

This collection consists of materials documenting Janet MacEachern's political, legislative, and volunteer activities. Through organizations she was active with, these papers document Nevada's legislative processes and the state's growth and development. Issues covered include reapportionment, nuclear waste sites, tax restructuring, water and land use, health planning, legislative reform, the ERA, and other Nevada political issues between 1965 and 1994.

Dates: 1964-1993

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 Press Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 93-47
Abstract

Nevada Press Women (NPW) is an organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who receive remuneration for their work. Included are minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, clippings, officers' manual, convention materials, and files related to the publication of A Nevada historical miscellany. Material between 1970-2013.

Dates: 1970-2013

Lynn Ossolinski Papers

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Identifier: 95-95
Abstract The Lynn Ossolinski Papers consists of materials related to her work with the AAUW and the AAUW's Education Equity (EE) program. Series 1 consists of AAUW minutes, budgets, policy sheets, convention materials, correspondence, and newsletters. Dating from about 1991-1995, these records were acquired or created by Lynn during her term as an AAUW officer. AAUW subject files include abortion, diversity, "Leaders on Loan" program, libraries, schools, violence, and files on named...
Dates: 1981-1995

Sierra Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1260
Abstract The Sierra Club is a California based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. Organized about 1890 in San Francisco, the club issues a Bulletin and publishes books about nature; they also investigate and lobby to prevent damage to the wilderness. Divided into chapters and subgroups based on geography. Richard Sill served on the national board of directors and executive committee from 1967-1971, on the executive board of the Toiyabe Chapter (Nevada), and as...
Dates: 1899-1979

Sierra Interfaith Action for Peace Records

 Collection
Identifier: 95-01
Abstract This collection is a rich source of information about the peace and justice movement in Nevada. In addition to chronicling activities of the Sierra Interfaith Action for Peace it documents the peace work of the American Friends Service Committee, Campus Peace Studies Group, Reno/Sparks Metro Ministry, Citizen Alert, Nevada Desert Experience, Nevadans Against the War, Pace e Bene, and Nevada Rainbow Coalition. Other western peace organizations include The Pecos Benedictine, Plumas People for...
Dates: 1969-1994

Truckee Meadows Quilters' Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 92-01
Abstract

The Truckee Meadows Quilters quilt club (hereafter referred to as TMQ or the Club) was organized in 1978 by local quilters and quilt lovers to promote quilting and to learn more about the art through study and sharing. Included are minutes, bylaws, correspondence, newsletters, quilt show programs, and membership rosters between 1980-2005.

Dates: 1980-2005

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Ely, Joe (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe leader) 1
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Ormsby County Republican Women's Club 1
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Ossolinski, Lynn Roberts, 1943- 1
Pace e Bene Franciscan Nonviolence Center (Las Vegas, Nev.) 1
Pahrump Valley Republican Women 1
Paradise Valley Republican Women's Club 1
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada 1
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Redding Peace Center 1
Redlands Peace Group 1
Reno/Sparks Metro Ministry 1
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Resource Center for Nonviolence (Santa Cruz, Calif.) 1
Roland Westergard 1
Rusco, Elmer R. 1
Sacramento Religious Community for Peace 1
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Scott, William T. (William Taussig), 1916-1999 1
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Sill, Richard C. (Richard Clement), 1923-1981 1
Sparks Republican Women 1
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Water in the Balance Forum (Reno, Nev. : 1987) 1
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