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Overview Alan Bible, a Nevada politician and attorney, served as the District Attorney of Storey County from 1935-1938 until he was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Nevada in 1938. In 1942, Bible was appointed State Attorney, and served in that position until 1950. Upon resignation from that position, he resumed private practice of law, which would continue throughout the rest of his career. In 1954, Bible was appointed to serve in the United States Senate, filling the vacancy left upon the death...
Overview Melvin Brunetti served as a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge beginning in 1985, and also acted as attorney to Paul Laxalt during Laxalt’s Nevada senatorial race in 1974. Brunetti practiced law in Carson City and Reno and served as President of the State Bar of Nevada in 1985. Collection includes materials from the 1974 Laxalt/Reid Senatorial race recount. Other materials are from his tenure as President of the State Bar of Nevada, including his involvement with Nevada School of Law at Old...
Abstract Program for a special live broadcast featuring four former and one current Nevada governors discussing their experiences.
Dates: April 14, 1993
Overview Paul Laxalt (1922-2018) was a politician from Nevada and the first Basque-American senator. The collection covers Laxalt's career as a U. S. Senator from Nevada from 1974 until his resignation effective January 3, 1987. Files are comprised of materials retained from offices in Carson City, Reno, Las Vegas, and Washington, D.C., as well as materials retained from Senator Laxalt's time as the chair for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns in 1976, 1980, and 1984 and includes correspondence,...
Abstract Manuscripts, reviews, correspondence, printed material, personal and family papers of Nevada author Paul Laxalt between 1936-1996;1950-1985.
Dates: 1936-1996; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1985
Overview Joseph H. Robertson was a Reno, Nevada resident and professor of range management at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains letters written by Robertson to Nevada's U.S. Senators and Representatives, and their responses to him. Subjects include the military, taxation, campaign finance ethics, Social Security, foreign policy, arms and gun control, wilderness and Nevada issues.
Overview George Bradley Russell was a Nevada newspaperman and politician, the editor of the Elko Independent, a correspondent for the Elko Daily Press, and the editor and owner of the Carson Chronicle. Russell served as Nevada State Treasurer, 1927-1934. He was also active in Republican Party politics and in many fraternal groups. Collection contains papers relating to Russell's career in newspapers; Republican politics; office of Nevada State Treasurer; his involvement with the Daughters of Damon,...
Dates: 1829-1966; Majority of material found within 1927-1966
- Nevada -- Politics and government 3
- Politicians -- Nevada 2
- Authors, American -- Nevada -- 20th century 1
- Basque Americans -- Nevada 1
- Conservatism—United States—History—20th century 1
- Elections -- Nevada 1
- Elko daily free press 1
- Elko independent 1
- Governors -- Nevada -- Interviews 1
- Law schools -- Accreditation 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
- Political parties -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
- Politicians -- California 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Presidential candidates—United States—History 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence 1
- Spanish-American War, 1898 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1 ∧ less