Nevada -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Overview William J. Raggio, a Republican, was Nevada's longest serving state senator, his tenure lasted from 1972 until his resignation in 2011. For most of his senatorial career Raggio was widely considered to be the unequaled master of the legislative process. He served as the Assistant District Attorney of Washoe County from 1952-1958, and later as the District Attorney from 1958-1970. During his time in the District Attorney's office, he handled a number of high profile cases, including one with...
Abstract Report to the Senate Committee of Ways and Means details amount of taxable property in the state, taxes collected, expenditures (by type of fund), estimated expenses for 1865, and salaries of state officials.
Dates: January 18, 1865
Abstract Report of organizing committee which details purpose, membership, and declarations of principles.,Principles condemn President Grover Cleveland (in his second term of office), advocate trade protectionism, and the remonetization of silver.
Dates: circa 1893-1897
Identifier: AC 0203
Abstract The Nevada Republican Party sponsored a political rally on the University of Nevada, Reno, campus on October 30, 1986. Ronald Reagan, president of the United States, was keynote speaker. Admission ticket to rally, bumper stickers, a scorecard comparing Republican and Democratic party candidates, and brochures.
Abstract Clippings about the Nevada Republican convention of 1894, list of delegates, letter to the committee from chair Trenmore Coffin (1896), and an article about the Corbett-Fitzsimmons boxing match of 1897.
Abstract Originally named the Washoe County Women’s Club, the Republican Women’s Club of Reno was organized on October 17, 1949 by twelve women who felt the need to work together in the best interests of the Republican Party. Plans for a state federation were soon considered and delegates were nominated and elected to attend a meeting to discuss federation. In August 1950, state bylaws were approved and an organizational meeting was planned for a state federation which was officially formed on September...
Overview Joseph H. Robertson was a Reno, Nevada resident and professor of range management at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains letters written by Robertson to Nevada's U.S. Senators and Representatives, and their responses to him. Subjects include the military, taxation, campaign finance ethics, Social Security, foreign policy, arms and gun control, wilderness and Nevada issues.
Abstract Blank letterhead lists officers and members of the executive committee.,The club president was Lillie B. Clinedinst.
Abstract Consists primarily of scrapbooks; also administrative files for Russell's terms as U.S. Representative and governor, and photos. Scrapbooks consist of clippings; administrative files include correspondence, reports, and Governors' Conferences materials.
Overview George Bradley Russell was a Nevada newspaperman and politician, the editor of the Elko Independent, a correspondent for the Elko Daily Press, and the editor and owner of the Carson Chronicle. Russell served as Nevada State Treasurer, 1927-1934. He was also active in Republican Party politics and in many fraternal groups. Collection contains papers relating to Russell's career in newspapers; Republican politics; office of Nevada State Treasurer; his involvement with the Daughters of Damon,...
Dates: 1829-1966; Majority of material found within 1927-1966