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George A. Bartlett Papers

Identifier: NC1253
Abstract George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the...
Dates: 1869-1953

Richard H. Bryan U. S. Senatorial Papers

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

Henry A. Comins Papers

Identifier: NC518

Correspondence (including some describing Comins' early days in California), land records, stock certificates, election certificates for Assemblyman Daniel C. McDonald, speech to the Nevada Senate president [1899], prose by Comins on Anthony and Cleopatra, a map of the Jennie A Group (mine), copies of Nevada Assembly bill 69 (1895) creating a jurors' per diem fund for White Pine County, and clippings about Comins.

Dates: 1858-1916

Cooke Family Papers

Identifier: 2013-20
Abstract Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyer 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,...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Noble Hamilton Getchell Papers

Identifier: NC395
Abstract Nobel Hamilton Getchell (1875-1960) was a mining developer with interests in many western states. The collection includes correspondence for various mining claims in which Getchell had an interest; mines and mining prospects, principally with the development of the Betty O'Neal Mines at Betty O'Neal, Nevada, and the Gold Circle Consolidated Mines at Midas, Nevada; the Dan Tucker Mine at Frenchman's Station, Nevada; the Security Mining Company at Betty O'Neal; the Skykomish Copper Company at...
Dates: 1918-1936

Mary L. Gojack Papers

Identifier: 86-02
Abstract Mary L. Gojack (1936-1985) served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1972-1974 and the Nevada State Senate from 1974-1978. In 1980, Gojack unsuccessfully challenged Paul Laxalt for the US Senate seat, and, in 1982, she ran against Barbara Vucanovich for the newly created Second Congressional District seat. Vucanovich won the seat by a narrow margin. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, campaign files and newspaper clippings, and financial material from her public service,...
Dates: 1965-1993

League of Women Voters of Nevada Records

Identifier: 82-15
Abstract The League of Women Voters is an women's organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The collection contains materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, local Nevada Leagues, and materials from the national League from 1941-1981. These records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, budgets, and printed material consisting of published reports on various Nevada state and local, social and political issues of concern to...
Dates: 1941-1981

Thomas Woodnutt Miller Papers

Identifier: NC441
Abstract Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...
Dates: 1890-1977

Peter C. Petersen Papers

Identifier: NC430

Primarily political correspondence with Nevada Senator Pat McCarran. Some letters are accompanied by bills, receipts, and contractor's estimates relating to the Senator's property in and near Reno; or relevant newspaper clippings, memos, or minutes of meetings.

Dates: 1938-1954

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

Identifier: NC392
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964

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Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930 1
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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
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Getchell, Noble Hamilton, 1875-1960 1
Gojack, Mary, 1936-1985 1
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Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979 1
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Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 1
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Security Mining Company 1
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United Spanish War Veterans. Department of Nevada 1
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Vucanovich, Barbara F., 1921-2013 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Wheat, Margaret M. 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Reno-Sparks (Nev.) 1
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