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Edward P. Carville Scrapbook

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Identifier: NC1213
Abstract

Edward P. Carville (1885-1956) served as Governor of Nevada, 1938-1945, and U.S. Senator, 1945-1946. The collection contains newspaper clippings, notes, speeches, and correspondence collected during Carville's successful campaign for governor.

Dates: 1938

Election Materials Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1110
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930-1998

Mary L. Gojack Papers

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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

Paul Laxalt U.S. Senatorial Papers

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Identifier: 83-01
Abstract Paul Laxalt (1922-2018) was a politician from Nevada and the first Basque-American senator. The collection covers Laxalt's career as a U. S. Senator from Nevada from 1974 until his resignation effective January 3, 1987. Files are comprised of materials retained from offices in Carson City, Reno, Las Vegas, and Washington, D.C., as well as materials retained from Senator Laxalt's time as the chair for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns in 1976, 1980, and 1984 and includes correspondence,...
Dates: 1974-1987

Clyde Mathews Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC705
Abstract

Includes correspondence, reports, minutes and clippings of his work in civil rights; reports and clippings about the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony; and material about his Baptist ministry and Congressional Campaign.

Dates: 1955-1974

Peter C. Petersen Papers

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Identifier: NC430
Abstract

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

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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

William J. Raggio Papers

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Identifier: 2013-02
Abstract William J. Raggio, a Republican, was Nevada's longest serving state senator, his tenure lasted from 1972 until his resignation in 2011. For most of his senatorial career Raggio was widely considered to be the unequaled master of the legislative process. He served as the Assistant District Attorney of Washoe County from 1952-1958, and later as the District Attorney from 1958-1970. During his time in the District Attorney's office, he handled a number of high profile cases, including one with...
Dates: 1916-2014

Republican Women's Club of Reno Records

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Identifier: 85-08
Abstract Originally named the Washoe County Women’s Club, the Republican Women’s Club of Reno was organized on October 17, 1949 by twelve women who felt the need to work together in the best interests of the Republican Party. Plans for a state federation were soon considered and delegates were nominated and elected to attend a meeting to discuss federation. In August 1950, state bylaws were approved and an organizational meeting was planned for a state federation which was officially formed on...
Dates: 1949-1985

Jim Santini Papers

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Identifier: 82-61
Abstract

James David Santini's papers as Representative to the U.S. Congress from Nevada include files related to his committee assignments and interests, particularly on the Energy and Commerce Committee; Interior and Insular Affairs Committee; and Select Committee on Aging. Campaign files are included. Material from 1974-1982.

Dates: 1974-1982

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