Nevada -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Nobel Hamilton Getchell (1875-1960) was a mining developer with interests in many western states. The collection includes correspondence for various mining claims in which Getchell had an interest; mines and mining prospects, principally with the development of the Betty O'Neal Mines at Betty O'Neal, Nevada, and the Gold Circle Consolidated Mines at Midas, Nevada; the Dan Tucker Mine at Frenchman's Station, Nevada; the Security Mining Company at Betty O'Neal; the Skykomish Copper Company at...
Abstract Included is material from Glomb's Nevada State Senate campaign against Erick Beyer, texts of legislation sponsored by Glomb, information on issues of interest such as child and maternal health care, and documents related to the investigation conducted by the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline against Washoe County District Court Judge Jerry Carr Whitehead (1989-1995).
Overview Mary L. Gojack (1936-1985) served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1972-1974 and the Nevada State Senate from 1974-1978. In 1980, Gojack unsuccessfully challenged Paul Laxalt for the US Senate seat, and, in 1982, she ran against Barbara Vucanovich for the newly created Second Congressional District seat. Vucanovich won the seat by a narrow margin. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, campaign files and newspaper clippings, and financial material from her public service,...
Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, Aug. 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.
Abstract Letter from O.D. Gorman, club secretary, notifying union members that the "standard railroad organizations" and the American Federation of Labor were supporting Pittman for re-election to the Senate. The collection contains material from 1930 created by the Labor's Pittman Club.
Scope and Contents The records consists mainly of financial information from the treasurer but includes some board meetings, correspondence and a few newsletters.
Abstract Includes materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, LWV of Las Vegas, League of Women Voters of Las Vegas Valley, and other Nevada branches.,Included are minutes, newsletters, project files, position papers, audio tapes of public forums, correspondence, budgets, annual reports, public relations files, and convention materials.
Overview The League of Women Voters is an women's organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The collection contains materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, local Nevada Leagues, and materials from the national League from 1941-1981. These records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, budgets, and printed material consisting of published reports on various Nevada state and local, social and political issues of concern to the...
Abstract Sue Wagner was a Republican member of the Nevada State Assembly, Nevada Senate, and lieutenant governor of Nevada. Legislative history includes lists of Assembly and Senate bills sponsored by Wagner. Lists include bill numbers, summary of bills, and final disposition. Material between 1975-1989.
Abstract Reminiscences describe Allen's early life before moving to Nevada; the death of his young children; haying and ranching in Churchill County, Nevada; election to public office beginning in 1867 with Justice of the Peace in Fallon; the Nevada legislature and politics; experiences with Nevada Indians, his journey to Nevada, and events in Virginia City, Nevada.