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Cooke Family Papers

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Identifier: 2013-20
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...

Sam P. Davis Correspondence

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Identifier: NC197
Abstract Includes letters from Henry George on a U. S. income tax proposal, 1883; Theodore Roosevelt on establishing a Nevada State Police, 1908; E. A. Powell on Davis' purchase of a pedigreed bull, 1885; Thomas A. Edison on use of sagebrush as fuel, 1910; letters from Davis to Nevada U. S. Senator William M. Stewart about politics and Lake Tahoe, 1900-1901; Davis' poem the Burial of Sam Magee, n.d.; and Davis' response to a toast at a Virginia City banquet celebrating the installation of electrical...

Delegate Handouts

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Identifier: 88-17
Abstract Delegates' information handed out at the convention, including badge, program, pamphlets about candidates and political issues, 1988-1990 platform of the Nevada Democratic Party, convention rules, and list of delegates.

Resolution of the Democratic State Central Committee

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Identifier: NC729
Abstract Resolutions passed at a meeting in Reno issuing a position statement for the party platform, most of which dealt with the silver question.

Democratic State Convention Records

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Identifier: NC532
Abstract Registration materials given to each delegate, including bulletins, the newspaper Nevada democratic record, delegate's badge, and program listing delegates.

Jill Derby Papers

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Identifier: 93-45
Abstract Jill Derby is a Nevada anthropologist, consultant and lecturer on social concerns, communication dynamics, and cross-cultural perspectives; leader of the organization Nevadans for ERA; member of the Nevada Board of Regents; first state chair of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) (U.S.), Nevada; and active in the Douglas County (Nevada) branch of the NWPC (U.S.). Included are political materials about Derby's campaigns for University of Nevada Regent and Nevada state Assemblyman;...

Interview of Carl Dodge

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Identifier: NC400
Abstract Unedited transcript of a taped interview conducted by Elmer R. Rusco in which Dodge discussed then recent changes in the Legislature, issues facing future sessions, and related matters.

Election campaign card

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Identifier: 99-12
Abstract Election campaign card, similar to a business card, for Hickey's unsuccessful candidacy for assemblyman from Lyon County, Nevada, representing the Socialist party.

Election Materials Collection

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Identifier: NC1110
Overview Collected by the Special Collections Department, the collection contains a variety of miscellaneous political ephemera, flyers, etc. distributed by individuals running for city, county, and national seats in Nevada and at the national level.

Election tickets

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Identifier: NC775
Abstract Political party election tickets listing candidates for national and Nevada offices.,Included are the Union ticket, 1864; National Union Democratic State and Union State tickets, 1866; Union Republican ticket, 1872; county convention in Virginia City, 1878; Silver Party convention, 1898; and Reno precinct list, n.d.

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University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 109
University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 3
 
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Democratic Party (Nev.) 13
Republican Party (Nev.) 9
Democratic Party (U.S.) 8
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 8
League of Women Voters of Nevada 6
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Sawyer, Grant 6
McCarran, Pat 5
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Anne Martin Chapter (Reno, Nev.) 5
Nevada Federation of Republican Women 5
Pittman, Key 5
Rusco, Elmer R. 5
Clinedinst, Lillie B. 4
Laxalt, Paul 4
Richard H. Bryan 4
Vucanovich, Barbara F. 4
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan) 3
Carville, Edward Peter 3
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 3
Dodge, Carl F. 3
Ford, Jean, 1929-1998 3
League of Women Voters of Las Vegas 3
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes) 3
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves) 3
Wagner, Sue 3
AFL-CIO 2
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 2
American Legion 2
Badie, Margaret 2
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett 2
Bible, Alan 2
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd 2
Cafferata, Patricia D. 2
Cain, Virginia 2
Cannon, Howard W. 2
Cassidy, George W. 2
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post) 2
Douglas County Republican Women's Club 2
Equal Rights Amendment Project 2
Erskine, Hazel Gaudet 2
Feemster, Dolores 2
Freemasons 2
Gibson, Samuel 2
Gloyd, Howard 2
Gojack, Mary L. (Mary Lee) 2
Guild, Clark J. 2
Hamlet, Julia 2
Herman, George, English professor 2
Hunt, William 2
Lake Tahoe-Nevada Republican Women's Club 2
Mullins, Ernest 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Nevada Chapter 2
Nelson, Esterline 2
Nevada State Democratic Convention 2
Nevada. Supreme Court 2
Nevadans for ERA, Inc 2
Pittman, Mimosa 2
Pittman, Vail Montgomery 2
Reagan, Ronald 2
Reid, Harry 2
Republican State Central Committee 2
Republican Women's Club of Las Vegas 2
Republican Women's Club of Reno 2
Russell, Charles H. (Charles Hinton) 2
Santini, Jim 2
Silver Party 2
Smith, Alice L. 2
Swobe, Coe 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 2
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 2
Webb, William D. 2
Williams, Joseph 2
Woodward, Ullyses S. 2
Active Republican Women's Club of Las Vegas 1
Addams, Jane 1
Allen, Lemmuel 1
Austin, Mary Hunter 1
Badt, Milton B. 1
Bank of Battle Mountain 1
Barlow, Arthur Richard 1
Barlow, Martha 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartlett, George A. (George Arthur) 1
Bean, Thomas Lee 1
Bell, Norman 1
Bell, W. R. 1
Bennett, Kay M. 1
Berkley, Shelley 1
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel) 1
Berlin, Ellin 1
Betty O'Neal Mines 1
Beyer, Erick 1
Biltz, Norman Henry 1
Boulder City Republican Women's Club 1
Brotherton, Frank R. 1
Budelman, Herman D. 1
Bunker, Harry S. 1
Bushnell, Eleanore 1
Carson City Republican Women's Club 1
Carson City. Grand Jury (Nev.) 1
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