Lawyers -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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 Divorce...
Abstract Certificate to Albert Hilliard, a Reno, Nevada attorney, from the Washoe County Bar Association for distinguished service from 1960.
Abstract Robert Leland (1912-1986) was a Nevada lawyer who worked closely with Washoe and Paiute native americans. Material in the collection is exclusively concerned with issues of American Indians, mainly the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. Correspondence, notes, reports, legal documents, printed material, tribal records and maps relate to Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal concerns including water, economic development and Indian claims.
Abstract Registers of clients and cases, accounts, general cases, divorce cases, estate and will papers, bank statements, and personal correspondence and papers.
Abstract 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.
Overview 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. Collection contains four certificates, one diploma, and a dinner program and brochure for the 2003 Nevada Bar Association's Diamond Jubilee celebration.
Dates: 1940s-2003; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1959