Nevada -- Politics and government

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Patricia A. Tripple campaign materials

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Identifier: 96-15
Abstract 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).

Vanderleith Family Scrapbook

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Identifier: NC60
Overview The Vanderleith family were residents of Carson City, Nevada. The "Crazy" book is a scrapbook of programs and momentos of social events in Carson City in the 1890s and political campaigns (Republican and Silver parties) from 1888-1907, compiled by Edward and Emma.

J. Robert Wagner Papers

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Identifier: 89-75
Abstract Correspondence to Wagner from Steve Wark, Nevada State Republican Chairman and other Republican party officials regarding the 1988 presidential elections; an agenda, pamphlets, application, party platform statements, and convention rules for the 1988 Washoe County and Nevada Republican conventions; and a newsletter, the Washoe republican, March 1988.

Sue Wagner Papers

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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, mostly...

Letterhead of the Washoe Democratic Club

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Identifier: 90-53
Abstract Blank stationery lists names of officers and candidates the club endorsed for local elected offices.

Correspondence from William Jackson Westerfield to George H. Densmore

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Identifier: NC144
Abstract William Jackson Westerfieldwas a Nevada newspaper publisher, legislator and State Treasurer. Collection contains letters from Westerfield in Battle Mountain, Nevada to George H. Densmore proposing the establishment of a newspaper in Battle Mountain to promote the proposed Austin Railroad between Battle Mountain and Austin, and politicing in the Nevada election of 1879, hinting that he would accept the position of private secretary to Governor Bradley.

V. F. Whittlesea Papers

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Identifier: NC556
Abstract 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.

C. Clifton Young Papers

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Identifier: 2002-14
Overview Clarence Clifton (“Cliff”) Young was born November 7, 1922 and served as a Nevada Supreme Court judge. The C. Clifton Young Papers are primarily composed of personal correspondence from Young’s office at the Nevada Supreme Court and papers having to do with his political campaigns for the U. S. Congress and the Nevada Supreme Court. Also included are research materials for his book about the Nevada justice courts, and various biographical materials. Date range 1952-2002.

Sally Zanjani Papers

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Identifier: 2013-04
Overview Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.