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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

Virginia Kersey Papers

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Identifier: 94-22
Abstract Virginia (Ginnie) Kersey has a long record of community involvement, especially in parks and recreational planning, both on the local level and statewide. She retired as a budget officer of the Planning, Budget and Analysis Division of the University of Nevada, Reno in 1992. The collection documents Kersey's involvement in state and regional planning for and funding of parks and recreational facilities in Nevada. Included are agendas, minutes, master plans, strategic plans, and reports for...
Dates: 1979-1995

Drawing of proposed Reno Public Plaza

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Identifier: NAA6
Abstract

The Mitchell J. Serven and Associates was a landscape architectural firm in Reno, Nevada. Preliminary landscape development plan for a proposed Reno Public Plaza, located between Center and Virginia Streets, the Truckee River and the old main post office (1965). The plan was not built.

Dates: 1965

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