Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Marjorie Sill Papers

Identifier: 2017-31
Abstract Marjorie L. Sill (1923-2016) was a Reno local and noted environmental activist for the Eastern Sierra and Great Basin regions through involvement with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club and other regional and national organizations. The collection comprises materials related to her activism, organizational involvement, and a small amount of materials from her career as a high school teacher. It includes memos, publications, photographs, correspondence, government press releases and...
Dates: 1940-2015

James M. Slattery Papers

Identifier: NC904

James M. Slattery (1907-1986) was a rancher and Nevada state Senator from Washoe and Storey Counties. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings about the Senator, certificates of election, business cards, and photographs.

Dates: 1963-1969

Maude Sawin Taylor Papers

Identifier: NC1196

Maude Sawin Taylor (1889-1974) was a teacher, organizer, civic leader, and author. The collection includes correspondence to and from Taylor, her husband Chester C. Taylor, Ruth Torkelson, and James Edward Church; newspaper clippings, photographs, awards, and notes; and correspondence, financial records and newsletters of some twenty civic organizations and the First Baptist Church of Reno, Nevada.

Dates: 1866-1974

Utica Bullion Mining Company Records

Identifier: 98-32
Abstract Utica Bullion Mining Company was a gold mining and milling company located in Humboldt County, Nevada. The Company's manager was Samuel Campbell of Oneida County, New York; the Nevada agent was Walter Schmidt. Schmidt also managed the corporation's Desert Crystal Salt Company operations at White Plains, Churchill County, Nevada. The collection includes extensive correspondence between Walter Schmidt and Samuel Campbell, providing reports of mining and milling operations at the Utica Bullion...
Dates: 1864-1911

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

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

Washoe County Community Action Association Records

Identifier: 82-34

The Washoe County Community Action Association was a local agency of the federal anti-poverty program organized in 1965. The collection includes minutes, bylaws, annual reports, correspondence, and evaluations. Other information regarding community programs and issues is also included. Materials between 1948-1976.

Dates: 1948-1976

Washoe County Community Concert Association Records

Identifier: 82-16

The Reno Community Concert Association was founded in 1935 to further the advancement of music, allied arts, and cultural pursuits for the benefit of Washoe County, Nevada. Records include minutes; the constitution, treasurer's reports, membership rolls, correspondence, contracts and agreements, programs, artists' fliers, photos, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks. Materials from 1951-1983.

Dates: 1951-1983

V. F. Whittlesea Papers

Identifier: NC556

Victor F. Whittlesea (1910-1972) was a Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada businessman and owner of taxi cab company, commander of the American Legion in Las Vegas, and unsuccessful candidate for Nevada Lieutenant Governor in 1950. The collection contains political materials related to Whittlesea's Lt. Governor campaign (speeches, ballots, newspaper ads and clippings); clippings, pamphlets, and photos of his taxi cab business and American Legion activities; and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1947-1953

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