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Grant Sawyer Papers

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Identifier: 97-28
Abstract 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.

Sparks Family Papers

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Identifier: 2015-24
Overview John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles M....

Transcript of testimony taken under oath under Senate Joint Resolution #6, by Banking Investigating Committee

 Collection
Identifier: NC358
Abstract Testimonies include statements by Acting Governor Morley Griswold and accounting statements from various firms affected by the bank closings.

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University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 12
University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 1
 
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Sawyer, Grant 3
Boyle, Emmet Derby 2
List, Robert 2
Bible, Alan 1
Boyle, Vida Margaret McClure 1