Nevada -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Largely contains material related to the public offices for which Cafferata has run and those to which she was elected, and papers related to her personal interests such as Doctors' Wives of Washoe County. Two issues evident in these papers are drunk driving legislation and hazardous waste disposal.
Abstract Virginia Cain was a Nevadan and a former director of the Support Enforcement Project of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Included are reports, correspondence, names of delegates to conventions, names of county chairs, and minutes of the Nevada Democratic Party; reports, agendas, minutes, and other materials of the Democratic National Committee meeting of 1990; and miscellaneous conference materials. Material between 1980-1995.
Overview This collection relates almost entirely to Virginia Cain's involvement with the Democratic Party at the local, state, and national level. Included are administration and convention materials for the Democratic Party of Washoe County, the Nevada State Democratic Party, Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Women's Club of Carson City and campaign materials for the election of Cain's daughter, Mary-Ellen McMullen, to the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada and for Justice...
Abstract Edward P. Carville served as Governor of Nevada, 1938-1945, and U.S. Senator, 1945-1946. Collection contains clippings, notes, speeches, and correspondence collected during Carville's successful campaign for governor.
Abstract Letter to G. W.'s brother C. C. (Billy) Cassidy at Dutch Flat, California, regarding his travels; news of acquaintances; and about Bart Powell's sister, now in Austin, Nevada, who was banished from Missouri for the treasonable act of conveying "Rebel dispatches."
Overview This collection contains personal papers and buisness records related to George W. Cassidy and the Cassidy family, along with research notes and correspondence by Ruth McPheeters with Cassidy family decendents, and additional materials gathered by McPheeters about the Cassidy family in preparation for an un published biography about George W. Cassidy by McPheters (1851-1968).
Abstract Correspondence (including some describing Comins' early days in California), land records, stock certificates, election certificates for Assemblyman Daniel C. McDonald, speech to the Nevada Senate president , prose by Comins on Anthony and Cleopatra, a map of the Jennie A Group (mine), copies of Nevada Assembly bill 69 (1895) creating a jurors' per diem fund for White Pine County, and clippings about Comins.
Abstract Includes letters from Henry George on a U. S. income tax proposal, 1883; Theodore Roosevelt on establishing a Nevada State Police, 1908; E. A. Powell on Davis' purchase of a pedigreed bull, 1885; Thomas A. Edison on use of sagebrush as fuel, 1910; letters from Davis to Nevada U. S. Senator William M. Stewart about politics and Lake Tahoe, 1900-1901; Davis' poem the Burial of Sam Magee, n.d.; and Davis' response to a toast at a Virginia City banquet celebrating the installation of electrical...
Abstract Delegates' information handed out at the convention, including badge, program, pamphlets about candidates and political issues, 1988-1990 platform of the Nevada Democratic Party, convention rules, and list of delegates.
Abstract Resolutions passed at a meeting in Reno issuing a position statement for the party platform, most of which dealt with the silver question. The collection contains material from December 5, 1899 created by the Democratic State Central Committee.