Nevada -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Speech by unidentified Reno attorney examining the merits of Thomas Mechling's fellow Democratic Party candidates for governor, attacks Mechling's campaign promises, and itemizes Mechling's alleged lies (1954).
Dates: circa 1954
Abstract Official ballot for the general election lists offices, names and political parties of candidates; verso contains a map of the Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and Terra Cotta mining claims in the Washington Mining District, Storey County.
Abstract Grant Sawyer was a Nevadan, democrat, and governor of Nevada. Newspaper clippings about Nevada Congressman Walter Baring (democrat) include articles about Baring, his personal appearances, and his politics (1964-1966).
Abstract Martha Barlow was a County Clerk and Treasurer of Mineral County, Nevada, 1955-1990. Included are an autobiographical sketch; candidate declaration forms; certificates; last will and testaments; materials related to property and the estate of Martha's father, Joseph William Gruss; genealogy of the family of her husband, Arthur Richard Barlow (1916-199-); a history of the Justice of the Peace of Mina Township, Nevada; and family photographs.
Overview George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the Divorce...
Abstract Kay M. Bennett was a member of the Carson City, Nevada Board of Supervisors, trustee of the Carson Tahoe Hospital Board, member of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, vice chair of the Regional Transportation Commission, member of many civic boards and commissions, and a registered operating room nurse. Included are campaign materials, biographical statement, and campaign t-shirts for Bennett's 1990 campaign for Nev. State Assembly District 40 (unsuccessful) and 1992 campaign for the Carson...
Abstract Shelley Berkley was a Nevadan who was elected to the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada. Includes campaign flyers and stickers for Berkley's 1982 and 1991 political campaigns for election to the University of Nevada System, Board of Regents.
Dates: 1982, 1991
Overview Norman Biltz (1902-1973) was a developer and real estate broker in the Lake Tahoe and western Nevada regions and was also involved in Nevada politics. The collection contains materials related to his career and interests in land development as well as politics. Most of the clippings and manuscripts are about Biltz and associates.
Dates: circa 1937-1973
Abstract Frank R. Brotherton was a county clerk of Nye County, Nevada. Brotherton's letters to General R.P. Keating discuss the appointment of a postmaster for Belmont, Nevada; establishment of a post office at Pahrump, Nevada; and politics involved with both decisions. Dates range from 1895-1896.
Identifier: AC 0259
Overview The Bureau of Governmental Research was established in 1959 as a research and service arm of the history and political science department to provide opportunities for staff and students to engage in research projects to advance the understanding of the governmental process, and to gather information concerning state and local government. The collection conatins manuscripts and drafts, data, correspondence, transcribed interviews, and reports developed for bureau publications, including the...