Lawyers -- Nevada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

George A. Bartlett Papers

Identifier: NC1253
Abstract George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the...
Dates: 1869-1953

Albert Hilliard Certificate of Distinguished Service

Identifier: 84-06

Albert Hilliard was a Reno, Nevada attorney. The collection contains one certificate to Albert Hilliard from the Washoe County Bar Association for distinguished service from 1960.

Dates: 1960

Robert Leland Papers

Identifier: NC1035

Robert Leland (1912-1986) was a Nevada lawyer who worked closely with Washoe and Paiute Indigenous Peoples. Material in the collection is exclusively concerned with issues of Indigenous Peoples, mainly the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, legal documents, printed material, tribal records, and maps relate to Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal concerns including water, economic development, and claims.

Dates: 1912-1980

Walter C. Rowson Records

Identifier: NC1055

Walter C. Rowson was an attorney in Reno, Nevada, with the firm Brown and Rowson. The collection includes registers of clients and cases, accounts, general cases, divorce cases, estate and will papers, bank statements, and personal correspondence and papers.

Dates: 1905-1960

James G. Sweeney Correspondence

Identifier: NC32

James G. Sweeney was a Nevada legislator, Attorney General, and Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court he also ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senator in 1910. Contains letterpress copy book of correspondence from Sweeney to friends, constituents, and associates about politics, business, and his personal affairs from 1906-1910.

Dates: 1906-1910

Woodburn Family Papers

Identifier: NC1309

The Woodburn family settled in the state of Nevada in 1866. Four generations of the family were Nevada lawyers and political figures who continuously practiced law in the state for 135 years, from 1866-2001. The collection contains four certificates, one diploma, and a dinner program and brochure for the 2003 Nevada Bar Association's Diamond Jubilee celebration.

Dates: 1933-2003; Majority of material found within 1940-1959