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Beta Sigma Phi Scrapbooks

Identifier: 96-19

Beta Sigma Phi began as a national women's sorority for self-improvement and community service during the Great Depression in 1931. Scrapbooks for three Lovelock, Nevada chapters include photographs, party favors, guest lists, clippings, and memorabilia (1939-1977).

Dates: 1939-1977

Betty Cole-Graham Papers

Identifier: NC1338
Abstract Betty Cole-Graham (1929-2015) was active in musical theater and the arts for nearly her entire life. She founded multiple acting companies in the Bay Area of California as well as South Lake Tahoe. She began collecting sheet music at the age of 10 and continued until her death in 2015. Collection contains sheet music collected by Betty Cole-Graham during her life connected to musical theater and her love of music. Also includes scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, and programs for shows...
Dates: circa late-1940s-2000s

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

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

Identifier: 84-11

Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1849-1982

Carmelina and Edward Grundel Papers

Identifier: AC 0654
Abstract Carmelina Leone (Bergeret) Grundel '45 (dietetics) and Edward Grundel, Jr. '43 (mining engineering) were married in 1943, during World War II. They met as undergraduates at the University of Nevada. The collection consists of material from the time Carmelina Bergeret and Edward Grundel were students at the University, including student handbooks and campus event programs. Later material includes newspaper clippings mostly about University students, correspondence, and a scrapbook with many...
Dates: 1919-2009

Henry Hardy Hogan Scrapbook

Identifier: NC116

Henry Hardy Hogan (1834-1902) was a Reno, Nevada doctor who settled in Nevada in 1864. The collection contains album of newspaper clippings about Nevada including history of the Reno Civil War veterans, inequality of blacks and whites, a mining story, letter to the state legislature about the location of the Insane Asylum, and poems of and obituary of Hogan and others.

Dates: 1874-1941

Jean S. McElrath Papers

Identifier: 97-16
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada writer. In 1965 she was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included in this collection are scrapbooks and loose clippings, 1943-1969, composed mostly of McElrath's published articles about Elko and Wells, Nevada; financial notebooks, 1943-1959,...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1943-1977

Dwight A. Nelson Scrapbooks

Identifier: NC679

Dwight A. Nelson was the chief juvenile probation officer for Washoe County, Nevada. The collection contains scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about juvenile crime in the Reno-Sparks, Nevada area, 1949-1969 and maps and plans of the Mt. Rose Property Owner's Association, Ravazza Ranch Unit no. 3 (Reno, Nevada), and Stillwater Cove condominiums (Lake Tahoe), 1977-1978.

Dates: 1949-1969

Nevada Federation of Republican Women Records

Identifier: NC1070

The Nevada Federation of Republican Women was founded in 1950 and is a branch of the national organization that provides a means for women who share the principals of te Republican art can join activities and work toward common goals. These records cover the period of 1964-1976, with the majority of them pertaining to the 1976 presidential campaign as well as documenting how a state-wide political group orchestrates an election.

Dates: 1972-1976

William J. Raggio Papers

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

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