Nevada -- Politics and government
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
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).
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.
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).
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.
Shelley Berkley (1951- ) was elected to the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents in 1982 and 1991. The collection includes campaign flyers and stickers for Berkley's political campaigns for election to the University of Nevada System, Board of Regents.
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.
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.