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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

Virginia Kersey Papers

Identifier: 94-22
Abstract Virginia (Ginnie) Kersey has a long record of community involvement, especially in parks and recreational planning, both on the local level and statewide. She retired as a budget officer of the Planning, Budget and Analysis Division of the University of Nevada, Reno in 1992. The collection documents Kersey's involvement in state and regional planning for and funding of parks and recreational facilities in Nevada. Included are agendas, minutes, master plans, strategic plans, and reports for...
Dates: 1979-1995

Men at Work: Federal-City of Reno Relief Program, United States Community Improvement Appraisal

Identifier: NC233

An appraisal of the accomplishments of the Federal Works Project in Reno, including the Civil Works Administration, Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, and Works Progress Administration. Projects included bridges, parks, the Washoe County Golf Course, street improvements, sewers, and flood control and were documented with photos and data on costs.

Dates: 1938 March

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

Rancho San Rafael Park research papers

Identifier: 99-17
Abstract Dr. Elmer Rusco is professor emeritus of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. Research notes, interview transcripts, copies of legal documents, master plans, newspaper clippings, and photographs used to produce Rusco's history of Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno. People who were the focus of his research included Barbara Bennett, Virginia Kersey, Russell W. McDonald, Clark Santini, Nancy Gomes, Don Mello, early owners of the park property, and the RSR Steering Committee....
Dates: 1921-1998; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1997

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Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
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Bennett, Barbara, 1923-1993 1
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 1
Cannon, Howard W. 1
Carville, Edward P. (Edward Peter), 1885-1956 1
Citizens for Parks and Trails 2000 1
Citizens for Rancho San Rafael 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Cook family 1
Cooke (Family : 1894- : Cooke, Herman R., 1873-1952) 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1920-1994 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Cooper, John A. (Mayor of Reno, Nev.) 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Du Pont, A. Felix (Alexis Felix), 1879-1948 1
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 1
Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 1
McDonald, Russell W. 1
Mello, Don 1
Miller, T. W. (Thomas Woodnutt), 1886-1975 1
Nevada State Multiple Use Advisory Committee 1
Nevada State Park System 1
Nevada State Parks Advisory Commission 1
Nevada. Emergency Relief Administration 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 1
Pittman, Mimosa Gates, 1872-1952 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rusco, Elmer R. 1
Santini, Clark, 1941-1996 1
Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996 1
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves), 1880-1945 1
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration 1
United States. Works Progress Administration 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Wheat, Margaret M. 1
Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Reno-Sparks (Nev.) 1
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