Women -- Nevada
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Geneva Douglas eulogies
Pat Gottschalk was a resident of Reno, Nevada, and a friend of Geneva Douglas. Consists of eulogies read at Douglas' memorial services in Rockport, Maine and Las Vegas, Nevada. Material from 1993.
Geneva Douglas Papers
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.
Jean Ford Papers
The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.
Prudence Moon Ford Papers
Prudence Moon Ford was a resident of Las Vegas and Carson City, Nevada. The collection includes correspondence to Prudence, samples of her original floral watercolor greeting cards, lyrics for music she played, address book, appointment calendar which served as her diary, and obituary notices. Also included are correspondence and photographs from her sons, Oscar and Samuel Ford.
Vivian Freeman Papers
Vivian Freeman was a nurse in Reno, Nevada and a member of the Nevada State Assembly from Washoe County. The collection contains Nevada women's organizations information including bylaws, newsletters, minutes, and correspondence from the National Women's Political Caucus, Nevada and Anne Martin Chapters; Nevada League of Women Voters; Nevadans for Better Government; Reno Women's Network; and Hannah Humanitarian Award.
Gardnerville Woman's Literary Club Records
Literary club based out of Gardnerville, Nevada and founded in 1916 for “the education of the members, the bettering of the home, the uplifting of the community, and the betterment of all things which lie in womans [sic] sphere of life, liberty and the enjoyment of happiness.” Collection includes constitutions, bylaws, minutes, programs, scrapbook of clippings about the club, and club history in the form of member biographies, obituaries, and programs and photographs of special events.
Clel Georgetta Papers
Autobiographical Sketch of Del Haas
Nevadan Del Haas was the owner of the Wine Glass Ranch at Round Mountain, Nevada. Autobiographical sketch from 1994 of Ms. Del Haas includes a history of the community of Kingston, Nevada, Ro Ranch, and Darrough's Hot Springs, Nevada.
Biographical Materials on Liliam Hickey
Includes Liliam Lujon Hickey's resume; biographical sketch from the book Hispanic profiles in Nevada history, 1829-1991, by Thomas Rodriquez and M.L. Miranda; and a poster featuring Nevada women. Created between 1991-1993.
Beth Isaeff and the ministry for marriage of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, 1982-1995
Transcript of an oral history of Beth Isaeff, conducted by Elmer R. Rusco, provides an autobiographical sketch of Isaeff, a discussion of her involvement with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, and her activities as a minister for marriage (1995).