Nevada -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Copies of articles written and or published by Lynch, letters to and from Nevada politicians regarding a bombing incident at the Chicken Ranch Brothel in Pahrump, other writings on Nevada political issues and Pahrump history, and photos of Pahrump and residents.
Overview This collection consists of materials documenting Janet MacEachern's political, legislative, and volunteer activities. Through organizations she was active with these papers document Nevada's legislative processes and the state's growth and development. Issues covered include reapportionment, nuclear waste sites, tax restructuring, water and land use, health planning, legislative reform, the ERA, and other Nevada political issues between 1965 and 1994
Abstract Anne Martin was a pioneer Nevada suffragist, and the first woman in Nevada to run for the U.S. Senate (unsuccessfully) in 1918 and 1920. Campaign literature includes flyers with testimonials from well-known national feminist figures; Martin's views on World War I, on land monopoly in Nevada, and on labor; and postcards in English and Italian urging women to support Martin in her Nevada senatorial campaign (1914-1918).
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, minutes and clippings of his work in civil rights; reports and clippings about the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony; and material about his Baptist ministry and Congressional Campaign.
Abstract Letter to Yerington discusses politics and mining in and around Candelaria, Nevada, French and English copper syndicates, and the price of copper. May informs Yerington that if prices hold the copper properties along the Carson and Colorado Railroad would prove valuable.
Dates: April 9, 1888
Abstract Joseph F. McDonald was an enthusiastic Democrat and counted many well-known state and national Democratic political figures among his friends. Included are letters to and from Nevada politicians, and from Harry S. Bunker, treasurer of Speidel Newspapers, Inc. In addition to letters there are occasionally newspaper clippings and election ephemeral (1937-1960).
Overview Legislative records contain meeting notes, background material, draft and final versions of bills sponsored by McGowen, her speeches in the Assembly, clippings, notes, statistics, audio tapes of committee meetings, and minutes of committee meetings. Election records include materials related to McGowen's Assembly campaigns: opinion polls and questionnaires, campaign plans, press releases, publicity materials, and campaign disclosure reports (1978-1989).
Memorial to Congress for the extension of the annual session of the legislative Assembly of the Territory of Nevada
Abstract The Nevada Legislature Assembly is one of two legislative divisions of the governing body of Nevada. Bill no. 41, a memorial from the Nevada Assembly to the U.S. Congress, asked that the Organic Act be amended to give the Assembly authority to sit 90 days instead of 40. Material from November 1862.
Dates: November 1862
Abstract Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; ms on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Harry of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.
Overview Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...