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Richard H. Bryan U. S. Senatorial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-01
Abstract Richard Hudson Bryan is an American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1989-2001. A Democrat, Bryan served as the 25th Governor of Nevada from 1983-1989, and before that served as the state's attorney general and a member of the State Senate. The collection contains material covering Richard Bryan's campaign for and career in the U.S. Senate, 1989-2001, following his time as Nevada's governor. The bulk of the papers come from his second term in the...
Dates: 1971-2002; Majority of material found within 1989-2001

Mary Lee Dazey Papers

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Identifier: NC1315
Abstract Mary Lee Dazy worked for Citizen Alert and Western Shoshone Defense Project in the 1990s as an activist and coordinator to stop the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Divine Strake, the use of the Nevada Test Site, and other Native American related topics, such as mining and land use on traditional Western Shoshone, Paiute, and Washoe lands. Collection contains material created and collected by Mary Lee Dazey during her time working with the Western Shoshone Defense Project as...
Dates: 1997-2012

John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

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Identifier: 2013-11
Abstract John Ensign received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1985 and began his veterinary practice in Las Vegas. His political career began in 1994 when he won the Republican nomination for Nevada’s 1st Congressional District in Las Vegas, re-elected in 1996. Defeated by Harry Reid (D-NV) in 1998 for a seat in the U.S. Senate, but successful in 2000 and re-elected in 2006. Resigned with the disclosure of his extramarital affair in May 2011, amid an ongoing ethics investigation. Ensign...
Dates: 1987-2011

Barbara Vucanovich Records

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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

Western Shoshone Defense Project Records

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Identifier: 2013-10
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011

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