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Richard H. Bryan U. S. Senatorial Papers

Identifier: 2003-01
Abstract Richard Hudson Bryan is an American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1989-2001. A Democrat, Bryan served as the 25th Governor of Nevada from 1983-1989, and before that served as the state's attorney general and a member of the State Senate. The collection contains material covering Richard Bryan's campaign for and career in the U.S. Senate, 1989-2001, following his time as Nevada's governor. The bulk of the papers come from his second term in the...
Dates: 1971-2002; Majority of material found within 1989-2001

Mary Lee Dazey Papers

Identifier: NC1315
Abstract Mary Lee Dazey worked for Citizen Alert and Western Shoshone Defense Project in the 1990s as an activist and coordinator to stop: the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain; Divine Strake; the use of the Nevada Test Site; and other Native American related topics, such as mining and land use on traditional Western Shoshone, Paiute, and Washoe lands. Collection contains material created and collected by Mary Lee Dazey during her time working with the Western Shoshone Defense Project as...
Dates: 1997-2012

Geneva Douglas Papers

Identifier: 93-35

The Geneva Douglas papers are largely composed of materials related to her participation in Soroptimist International. Smaller portions of the collection come from her professional work at the U.S. Public Health Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Nevada Nuclear Waste Study Group. Other volunteer organizations activities are also present, including Douglas’s role as chairperson of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Volunteerism. Material between 1945-1993.

Dates: 1945-1993; Majority of material found within 1978-1990

John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

Identifier: 2013-11
Abstract John Ensign served in the United State Congress from 1994-1998 and the U.S. Senate from 2000 until his resignation in 2011. He served on the following Senate Committees: Budget; Finance; Armed Services; Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP); Veterans Affairs; Homeland Security and Government Affairs; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; Rules and Administration; and Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. The collection covers Ensign's career as a...
Dates: 1987-2011

Katharine Gardiner Hale Papers

Identifier: NC1421

Katharine Gardiner Hale (1944-2021) was an active member of the northern Nevada community and the co-founder of Citizen Alert and Save the Mapes, later known as the Truckee Meadows Heritage Trust. The collection includes Hales' records regarding Citizen Alert, Save the Mapes, a collection of art exhibit posters and flyers, and general information about Reno, Nevada politics from the 1990s.

Dates: 1974-2000

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Yucca Mountain Research Collection

Identifier: TD898.12.N3 U85
Scope and Contents During its time as a Nuclear Regulatory Commission depository, the University of Nevada, Reno collected thousands of documents related to the potential nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The collection includes U.S. Government issued reports and contractor work related to the proposed site, as well as email communications, letters, research articles, books, educational pamphlets, maps, and other materials related to Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository activities. Please...
Dates: 1957-2006

Barbara Vucanovich Records

Identifier: 96-54
Abstract Barbara Farrell Dillon Vucanovich served as president of the Republican Women's Club of Reno and as president of the Nevada Federation of Republican Women's Clubs. Vucanovich's records as Representative to the U.S. Congress from Nevada include files related to her committee assignments and interests, particularly military construction and land withdrawal for military use; the proposed nuclear waste storage facility at Yucca Mountain, Nevada; Indian gaming and other Nevada-specific issues;...
Dates: 1980-1997

Western Shoshone Defense Project Records

Identifier: 2013-10
Abstract The Western Shoshone Defense Project Records were originally maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission is to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011

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