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Barbara Vucanovich Records

Identifier: 96-54
Abstract Barbara Farrell Dillon Vucanovich served as president of the Republican Women's Club of Reno and as president of the Nevada Federation of Republican Women's Clubs. Vucanovich's records as Representative to the U.S. Congress from Nevada include files related to her committee assignments and interests, particularly military construction and land withdrawal for military use; the proposed nuclear waste storage facility at Yucca Mountain, Nevada; Indian gaming and other Nevada-specific issues;...
Dates: 1980-1997

Sue Wagner Papers

Identifier: 94-58
Abstract Sue Ellen Wagner (January 6, 1940) is an American politician. She was the 30th Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. State of Nevada, serving from 1991 to 1995, the first woman to be elected to the position. The papers of Lt. Wagner are unarranged but have been inventoried for easier access. The bulk of the collection consists of political materials pertaining to her elections and service in the Nevada Legislature but exclude her official records as Lt. Gov. There are a few personal materials,...
Dates: 1974-1994

Washoe County Community Concert Association Records

Identifier: 82-16

The Reno Community Concert Association was founded in 1935 to further the advancement of music, allied arts, and cultural pursuits for the benefit of Washoe County, Nevada. Records include minutes; the constitution, treasurer's reports, membership rolls, correspondence, contracts and agreements, programs, artists' fliers, photos, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks. Materials from 1951-1983.

Dates: 1951-1983

Washoe Indians Research Papers of Warren L. d'Azevedo

Identifier: 99-39

Research papers related to Washoe Indians of Nevada and California, accumulated over 5 decades of field research and scholarship, focusing on social organization, distribution, ethnohistory, arts, religion, and language. Includes information compiled by his graduate students and anthropologists Stanley Barrett, Grace M. Dangberg, J.W. Hudson, S.L. Lee, Susan Lindstrom.

Dates: 1902-1998

Wedertz Family Papers

Identifier: NC1145
Abstract Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s

Western College Physical Education Society Records

Identifier: 82-10
Abstract Founded in 1956 as the Western College Men's Physical Education Society in a failure by the College Physical Education Association, a national association of men physical educators, to respond to member needs to hold a convention in the West or to authorize a western division. The first meeting was held in Salt Lake City in 1958, and it was determined at that time that Reno was the most central major city for the western states' members, and nearly all subsequent meetings were held in Reno....
Dates: 1956-2004

Western Snow Conference Records

Identifier: NC442
Abstract The Western Snow Conference is composed of individuals and organizations representing public and private agencies interested in snow and water supplies derived from mountain snow cover. The conference meets annually in April at various locations in the western United States and Canada and is governed by an executive committee of twenty members elected from the membership. The collection includes correspondence, agendas, programs, and proceedings related to individual meetings; committee and...
Dates: 1933-1983

Margaret M. Wheat Papers

Identifier: 83-24
Abstract Margaret M. Wheat (1908-1988) was an ethnologist, geologist, and photographer who worked closely with the Numu peoples. Collection includes papers collected and created by Wheat throughout her career as an ethnologist and geologist, among other things. Of note are files on Ichthyosaur State Park and Dr. Charles L. Camp; controversies within the State Park Commission; Numu linguistics; a scrapbook compiled by J. D. Oliver as Superintendent of the Nevada Indian School; Sarah Winnemucca...
Dates: 1879-1981

Sessions S. Wheeler Papers

Identifier: 99-01

Sessions S. Wheeler served on the board of the Nevada State Museum. He received the Conservationist of the Year award, Outstanding Biology Teacher award, and the Distinguished Nevadan Award from the University of Nevada in 1963. The collection consists entirely of materials related to Wheeler's published writings: manuscripts in draft and edited formats, research notes and tapes, original papers and records of Max C. Fleischmann, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1849-1992; Majority of material found within 1928-1992

Ellemerie Putnam Morgan Wickham Papers

Identifier: NC1435

Ellemerie Putnam Morgan Wickham (1897-1958) was a mining field enginieer and prospector/owner of mines in Nevada and California. The collection contains biographical materials, photographs of Wickham at various mining locations, and a mining memoir written by Taylor Boyd.

Dates: 1934-2022

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