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Overview Ty Cobb papers consist of personal papers relating to him and his family, as well as his professional role as writer and editor at the Nevada State Journal, and its successor, the Reno Gazette-Journal. Cobb had a sports column “Inside Stuff” and later a column “Cobwebs” which he continued past retirement until his death in 1997. Material between 1881-1997.
Overview Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyor 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, Washoe...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000
Overview Gertrude Gottschalk was active in Nevada politics, especially during the 1960s, and served as a committeewoman for the Democratic National Convention. Collection contains materials created and collected by Gottschalk during the 1960s, including President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration ephemera, Democratic National Committee information, a small amount of material from the Nevada State Democratic Conference, and information from Gottschalk's 1966 campaign for Nevada State...
Abstract Nevada Press Women (NPW) is an organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who receive remuneration for their work. Included are minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, clippings, officers' manual, convention materials, and files related to the publication of A Nevada historical miscellany. Material between 1970-2013.
Overview Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa (Mrs....
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964
Abstract Grant Sawyer served as the governor of Nevada from 1959-1967 and during his term created the state Equal Rights Commission, pushed for economic development and diversity in the state, and created the Gaming Control Act of 1959 and Nevada Gaming Commission. Included are newspaper clippings from Nevada newspapers documenting Sawyer's years as governor; certificates; photographs; paintings; plaques; and artifacts such as campaign hats, ribbon cutting scissors, flags, and small statues. Material...
Overview Anthony Shafton is a Chicago native, Reno resident, and author of five books, including The Nevada They Knew. Collection contains research and publication materials for Shafton's book, The Nevada They Knew.
- Democratic Party (Nev.) 3
- Sawyer, Grant 3
- Bible, Alan 1
- Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd 1
- Caples, Robert Cole 1
- Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 1
- Cobb, Ty, 1915-1997 1
- Cobb, Tyrus W. 1
- Cobb, William 1
- Cook family 1
- Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
- Cooke, Thomas A. 1
- Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
- Gottschalk, Gertrude 1
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1
- McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 1
- Moody, Lester 1
- Nevada Press Women 1
- Nevada State Democratic Convention 1
- Nevada. Governor (1959-1967 : Sawyer) 1
- Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
- Pittman, Key 1
- Pittman, Mimosa 1
- Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1883-1964 1
- Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.) 1
- Shafton, Anthony 1
- Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
- Truman, Harry S. 1
- Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1 ∧ less