Women -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Joy Colleen Plummer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-65
Abstract

Colleen Joy (Moore) Plummer grew up in Fallon, Nevada and served as a trustee on the Churchill County School Board. Collection consists of materials related to Plummer's terms on the Churchill County School Board and one scrapbook containing materials from Plummer's junior high, high school, and college careers between 1940-1984.

Dates: 1940-1984

Proclamation declaring Nevada Women's History Week

 Collection
Identifier: 98-11
Abstract

Proclamation by Nevada Governor Richard H. Bryan declaring the week of March 4-10, 1984, as Nevada Women's History Week.

Dates: March 2, 1984

Reno Women's Network Records

 Collection
Identifier: 93-20
Abstract

Included is a letter from Ruth Glick to Jean Ford about the first organizational meeting of the Reno Women's Network, a survey form intended to provide direction to the organization, and a newsletter from June 1981.

Dates: June 1981

Reno/Sparks YWCA Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-53
Abstract YWCA Nevada is an affiliate of YWCA USA, and the first officially established YWCA in Las Vegas since November 2014. YWCA’s impact spans more than 160 years and serves more than 25 million women and girls. Reno-Sparks YWCA Records include minutes, yearly and special reports, correspondence, strategic plans and policies, organizational histories, program documentation, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs.Researchers are fortunate to have available numerous sets of minutes of...
Dates: 1919-1998

Marjorie Ann Guild Russell Papers

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Identifier: 94-14
Abstract

Marjorie Ann Guild Russell (1916-1997) was a Nevada First Lady and longtime Board of Trustee member. Included in this collection are family papers containing clippings, correspondence, a speech about living in the Nevada governor's mansion, and photographs, all between 1914-1994.

Dates: 1914-1994

Genevieve Segerblom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 95-03
Abstract

Genevieve Segerblom (March 15, 1918 – January 4, 2013) was an American politician of the Nevada Assembly throughout 1992 and 2000. Included are clippings between 1907-1994 about Segerblom and her husband, Cliff, articles written by Segerblom, and biographical materials about family members: mother, Hazel Bell Wines (Nevada Assemblyman); grandfather W.R. "Johnny" Bell (Nevada State Senator); and uncle, Norman Bell.

Dates: 1907-1994

Frances Shellenberger Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: NC349
Abstract

In this single item collection, Frances Shellenberger describes her Mormon parents' emigration from England to Utah, father's work in pioneer Utah, childhood in a Mormon family, move to Lund and Preston, Nevada in about 1898 with a Mormon colonizing group, marriage to Walter Shellenberger in 1903, married life in the mining town of Ruth and in Ely, ranching in the Snake Valley, raising ten children, and involvement in Mormon church activities. A brief genealogical chart is included.

Dates: 1963

Alicia Smalley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-70
Abstract

Alicia Smalley was a Nevada and member of the Douglas County School Board, District No.1. Campaign materials for Smalley's second election to the Douglas County, Nevada, school board include flyers, mailings, sample ballot, clippings, and a photograph of Smalley. Material between 1983-1992.

Dates: 1983-1992

Chester H. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 94-11
Abstract

Chester Horace Smith(1919-2005) was a former Nevada newspaper editor and veteran of state and congressional politics. Consists of materials related to the "Salute to Nevada's Outstanding Women of the Century" event, sponsored by the Nevada State Society of Washington, D.C. and held in November, 1973. Honored were Eva B. Adams, Helen Delich Bentley, and Patricia (Pat) Nixon. Included are clippings, articles, programs, photos, and a biographical sketch of Chester H. Smith.

Dates: 1973

Louise Aloys Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 94-13
Abstract

Louise Aloys Smith (1917-1999) was an Assemblywoman, Electric company employee, Little theater co-founder and director, Board member for the County Library and Marzan House Museum and Nevada Woman of the Year. Included are photocopies of documents and correspondence related to Smith's service in the United States Women's Army Corps and in the Nevada State Assembly between 1942-1952. Assembly materials include bills and correspondence on Nevada adoption laws.

Dates: 1942-1952