Women -- Nevada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Idah Meacham Strobridge Correspondence

Identifier: 94-15
Abstract Idah Meacham Strobridge was a Nevada author. Letters to Strobridge are from Mary Austin, [1905] and [1909]; William Dean Howells, 1909; and Gwendolen Overton, n.d. [post 1903]; all were originally tipped into books by these authors which were attributed to have been in Strobridge's library. Austin's letters discuss the state of her health and her daughter's poor health, express her admiration of Strobridge's latest book and wish they had met years before, and delineate progress on Austin's...
Dates: 1899-1909

Carley Sullivan Papers

Identifier: 97-14

Carley L. Sullivan was elected to the Nevada State Board of Education and served as a member, vice-president, and president of the School Board, retiring from the Board in 1994. Included scrapbooks and textual material about the Nevada Congress of Parents and Teachers in Elko and other areas of Nevada, Business and Professional Women in Nevada, education in Nevada in general, and vocational education. There is also a small amount of material about Sullivan's family (1962-1997).

Dates: 1962-1997

Carley Sullivan Papers

Identifier: 95-93
Abstract Includes materials related to the Nevada State Board of Education: subject files; correspondence; policy manual; budget material; reports on gifted and talented programs for schools, early childhood education, Nevada scholars program, and the Nevada Vocational Association; and a scrapbook commemorating Carley L. Sullivan's term as president of the State Board of Education.,Other materials include National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Club speeches, certificates, and...
Dates: 1980-1992

Patricia A. Tripple campaign materials

Identifier: 96-15

Patricia A. Tripple was a Nevadan and professor home economics at the University of Nevada, Reno. Included is a biographical sketch, clippings, materials from her State Assembly campaigns, and photographs (1981-1995).

Dates: 1981-1995

Autobiographical Sketch and Vitae for Louise B. Tyrer

Identifier: 95-91

Louise B. Tyrer was an obstetrician and gynecologist; medical director of Planned Parenthood of Northern Nevada. Includes an autobiographical sketch and vitae outlining Tyrer's professional career in medicine (1995).

Dates: 1995

Sue Wagner Papers

Identifier: 94-58
Abstract Sue Ellen Wagner (January 6, 1940) is an American politician. She was the 30th Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. State of Nevada, serving from 1991 to 1995, the first woman to be elected to the position. The papers of Lt. Wagner are unarranged but have been inventoried for easier access. The bulk of the collection consists of political materials pertaining to her elections and service in the Nevada Legislature but exclude her official records as Lt. Gov. There are a few personal materials,...
Dates: 1974-1994

Ollie M. Walters Journal

Identifier: 94-16

Ollie M. Walters (1864-1900) lived in Yerington, Nevada. She and her husband, James owned the D'Andrea Ranch. The collection contains Ollie M. Walters' diary and recounts everyday activities of Ollie, her husband Jim, daughters Flora and Amy, and sons Jack and Clarence. It also includes and events in nearby communities and other parts of the U.S.

Dates: 1891-1899

Kathryn Wishart Papers

Identifier: 95-94
Abstract One section of materials focuses on specific projects or controversies experienced while Kathryn was a council member. Notable among these materials are those relating to the Plumas Street Widening Project, which raised considerable public uproar, including a threatened recall of four council members. Other projects include the Robb Drive I-80 interchange, a child care conference, and the wetlands and streams environmental policy. Newspaper clippings relating to specific projects are...
Dates: 1981-1993

Women's Mining Coalition Records

Identifier: 96-28

The Women's Mining Coalition (WMC) is a grassroots group of women working in exploration and mining or as vendors and suppliers to the hardrock mining industry in Nevada and elsewhere. Included are an information pamphlet, list of executive and advisory committee members, clippings, essay on the WMC, mailing list, photographs, and slides (1993-1995).

Dates: 1993-1995

C. Clifton Young Papers

Identifier: 96-06

The C. Clifton Young papers document the lives of Clarence Clifton (Cliff) Young, his father Clarence L. Young, and and mother Florence Anker Young. Including personal and business documents, these family papers give insight into life in Lovelock Nevada in the nineteenth and twentieth century (1878-1995).

Dates: 1878-1995