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William J. Raggio Papers

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Identifier: 2013-02
Overview 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

Raycraft and Rives Family Papers

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Identifier: NC594
Overview Francis Bernard Golden (1862?-1911), of Irish birth, was a Nevada businessman and jeweler, married to Mary Louise Morris. James Morris (1826?-1900), also Irish, was County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace in Empire City, Nevada, married to Margaret Muldoon (1831?-1893). Margaret (Madge) Theresa Morris Raycraft (1864-1943), daughter of James Morris, schoolteacher, married to James A. Raycraft. James Andrew Raycraft (1862-1913) ran livery stable business in Genoa, Nevada and vicinity and...
Dates: 1876-1965

Newsletters from U. S. Senator Harry Reid's office

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Identifier: 87-32
Abstract On-going publications issued by Reid's office for his Nevada constituents, emphasizing his accomplishments. Harry Reid was a United States Senator from Nevada who served from 1987 to 2017. He served as the leader of the Senate Democrats from 2005 to 2017 and as the Senate Majority Leader from 2007 to 2015.
Dates: 1986-1987

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 September...
Dates: 1949-1985

Henry Rives Letter

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Identifier: NC68
Abstract Henry Rives was judge in the 6th Nevada Judicial District, Eureka, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties. Contains Rives' letter to "Cleve" [Abner Coburn Cleveland] describes the proceedings of the 1884 Democratic conventions in Eureka and Lincoln Counties; gives names of nominees for the legislature; complains of debts incurred during the Lincoln County convention, and mentions prospects for the November election.
Dates: September 29, 1884

Brian Sandoval Papers

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Identifier: NC1354
Overview Brian Sandoval served as the 29th Governor of Nevada from 2011-2018. Prior to serving as Governor, Sandoval also served as a United State District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada (2005-2009). The collection contains documents regarding Sandoval's confirmation as District Judge, investiture speeches, and his resignation as Judge.
Dates: 2005-2009

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

James M. Slattery Papers

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Identifier: NC904
Abstract James M. Slattery was a rancher and Nevada state Senator from Washoe and Storey Counties. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings about the Senator, certificates of election, business cards, and photographs.
Dates: 1963-1969

George F. Smith Papers

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Identifier: NC577
Overview George F. Smith (1885-?) was born in Nevada and served in the Reno City Council from 1919-1926. From 1926-1934, Smith served as Reno Postmaster. The collection largely contains correspondence on political or postal matters; also some legal documents, an aircraft squadron training manual, and printed congressional materials such as bills and hearings.
Dates: 1919-1944

James G. Sweeney Correspondence

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Identifier: NC32
Abstract James G. Sweeney was a Nevada legislator, Attorney General, and Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court he also ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senator in 1910. Contains letterpress copy book of correspondence from Sweeney to friends, constituents, and associates about politics, business, and his personal affairs from 1906-1910.
Dates: 1906-1910

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