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The long journey

 Collection
Identifier: 92-35
Abstract

Lourinda R. Wines was a Basque-American woman who lived in Nevada. Autobiographical sketch tells how Wines came to the U.S. and Nevada from Spain in 1916 and her life in north central Nevada. Material from 1973.

Dates: 1973

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

Florence Schilling McClure Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-25
Abstract

Florence Schilling McClure was the director of Community Action Against Rape (CARR) in Las Vegas, Nevada and a member of the (Nevada) Task Force on Gender Bias in the Courts. The collection includes copies of articles, correspondence, and photographs about McClure's work with CARR, Soroptimist International of Greater Las Vegas, Nevada prisons and prisoners, the League of Women Voters, Nevada Girls Training Center (Caliente), and Victims Rights.

Dates: 1968-1992

Anna Lander West McDonnell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 96-13
Abstract

The Anna Lander West McDonnell Papers contains materials documenting Anna McDonnell (1876-1966) and the Lander family, including correspondence, wills, cemetery documents, newspaper clippings and biographical information (1849-1964).

Dates: 1849-1993; Majority of material found within 1849-1964

Henry R. and Nellie Mighels Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 93-05
Abstract

Husband and wife Henry "Harry" Rust (-1879) and Nellie Verrill Mighels (1844-1945) were from Norway, Maine. Harry became owner of the Carson (City) Daily Appeal in 1865. They married in 1866 after a lengthy courtship by mail. The collection primarily contains correspondence between Nellie and Henry before their marriage.

Dates: 1863-1878

My life with Will James

 Collection
Identifier: 90-13
Abstract

Incomplete manuscript autobiography of Alice Conradt James Ross' early married life with Will James. The collection contains material from 1936 created by Alice Conradt James.

Dates: 1936

National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC611
Abstract Founded in 1927 as a branch of the national organization, the purpose of the National League of American Pen Woment is to conduct and promote creative and educational activities in art, letters, and music. The collection includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newspaper clippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. The scrapbooks contain branch charter (1927), photos, newspaper...
Dates: 1927-1988

National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.), Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: 92-39
Abstract

Included are a Nevada state caucus history, newsletters, correspondence, bylaws, membership rolls, and minutes from the Nevada Caucus, Capital Chapter (Carson City), and Bird Wilson Chapter of the Nevada Women's Political Caucus, and material from "Women winning in '82 and '84" seminars. Material between 1979-1991.

Dates: 1979-1991

Nevada Centennial Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC53
Abstract

Nevada Centennial Commission was an organization formed to promote and plan for Nevada's statehood centennial celebration in 1964. Collection contains questionnaires from each county about early settlers in Nevada, press releases, bulletins, seal and medallion, and final report, from 1964.

Dates: 1964

Nevada Elected Women's Network Records

 Collection
Identifier: 92-38
Abstract

The Nevada Elected Women's Network was a non-partisan Nevada organization of women who held public office. The collecion includes a history of the organization, membership rosters, correspondence, treasurers' reports, news releases, program announcements, newspaper clippings, and newsletters.

Dates: 1980-1991

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American Committee for Devastated France 1
American National Red Cross. Reno Chapter 1
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Drackert, Charles E., 1875-1938 1
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Economic Opportunity Board of Clark County (Nev.) 1
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First Baptist Church of Reno (Nev.) 1
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Hedrick, Georgia 1
Herr, Helen, 1907- 1
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Hudson's Bay Company 1
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Indian Territory, Inc. (Firm : Reno, Nev.) 1
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James, Alice Conradt, 1904-1985 1
James, Will, 1892-1942 1
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