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A biography of Marguerite H. Gosse who introduced the bill into the legislature that became the first Nevada state Nurse Practice Act, of 1923

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Identifier: 83-28
Abstract Sketch of life of Marguerite H. Gosse, a member of the Nevada Assembly (1922-1924) and responsible for passage of legislation requiring examination and certification of graduate nurses. Material from 1960.
Dates: 1960

Len Harris Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: NC689
Abstract Includes clippings, posters, sample ballots, and advertising handouts (balloons, ruler) for Harris' mayoral campaigns; birthday cards; and articles about Reno's growth and development, particularly through urban renewal.
Dates: 1955-1959

Dean Heller Papers

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Identifier: NC1373
Overview Dean Arthur Heller (1960- ), a Nevada Republican, served as a Nevada State Assemblyman, 1990-1994; Nevada Secretary of State, 1994-2007; two and a half terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, 2006-2011; and one term as Nevada U.S. Senator, 2012-2019. The collection contains press releases created by Heller during his term as a U.S. Senator representing Nevada.
Dates: 2007-2018

Procter R. Hug Papers

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Identifier: 83-25
Abstract Materials related to Proctor R. Hug's careers in education and the Nevada Senate from 1927-1977.
Dates: 1927-1977

Paul Laxalt U.S. Senatorial Papers

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Identifier: 83-01
Overview 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

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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

Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera

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Identifier: 2016-17
Overview Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. Collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.
Dates: 1978-1995

Tasker L. Oddie Scrapbooks and Correspondence

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Identifier: NC585
Abstract Letters from Clarence M. Oddie containing recollections about some events in his brother's life and scrapbooks of clippings and pamphlets.,Scrapbooks have three themes: Oddie as governor, 1910-1914; Nevada politics, 1891-1921: and Nevada sports, 1897-1921 (including the Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891-1921; 1960

Peter C. Petersen Papers

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Identifier: NC430
Overview 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
Overview 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 (Mrs....
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964

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Equal Rights Amendment Project 1
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Sandoval, Brian, 1963- 1
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Searls, Fred 1
Slattery, James M. 1
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Stokes, Anson Phelps 1
Sweeney, James G. 1
Truman, Harry S. 1
Union Mill and Mining Company 1
United States. Congress. House 1
United States. President (1981-1989 : Reagan) 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Library. Special Collections Department 1
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