Governors -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Interview by Grace Danberg.,Recollections of household hardships in Virginia City, Nevada, and in the governor's mansion in Carson City.
Abstract Emmet Derby Boyle was a mining engineer who became a Nevada state engineer and governor of the state. Scrapbooks cover chiefly his period as governor and include official proclamations, clippings, and some correspondence (1906-1922).
Abstract Contains photographs, clippings, certificates and letters related to Denver S. Dickerson, Nevada Lieutenant Governor and Acting Governor; Mrs. Una L. Reilly Dickerson, Washoe County, Nevada, law librarian; Harvey D. Dickerson, Nevada Attorney General and candidate for various political offices; Denver Dickerson, Nevada State legislator and diplomat; and George Dickerson, lawyer.
Identifier: AC 0586
Overview The Honorary Board of Visitors for the State University of Nevada was created during the Seventeenth Session of the State Legislature via Senate Bill No. 12 in February 1895. The Board was to consist of 15 members, one from each county, appointed by the Governor. The collection consists of one certificate executed by Governor E. P. Carville, appointing Arnold A. Millard as a member of the Honorary Board of Visitors of the University of Nevada on February 25, 1944.
Dates: 1944 February 25
Abstract Kathy List was former wife of Nevada governor Robert List, Republican who was governor from 1979-1983. Scrapbook includes clippings, photographs, invitations, brochures, clippings, and mementos pertaining to activities during the period when Robert List was governor of Nevada. Material from 1968; 1979-1982.
Dates: 1968; 1979-1982
Overview Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa (Mrs....
Dates: 1896-1964; Majority of material found within 1940-1964
Abstract Contained in this collection is correspondence: letters to and from the superintendent, George G. Lyon; two major stockholders, William I. Sutherland and Nevada Governor John Henry Kinkead; James G. Chesley; D. B. Merry; J. D. Channell; and James H. Kinkead, nephew and private secretary of the governor, dealing with matters of the company and the White Mountain Water Company, operated by the same individuals.,Mention is made of state politics and delegates from Esmeralda County. A cancelled...
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 Brian Sandoval served as the 29th Governor of Nevada from 2011-2018. Prior to serving as Governor, Sandoval also served as a United State District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada (2005-2009). The collection contains documents regarding Sandoval's confirmation as District Judge, investiture speeches, and his resignation as Judge.
Abstract Grant Sawyer served as the governor of Nevada from 1959-1967 and during his term created the state Equal Rights Commission, pushed for economic development and diversity in the state, and created the Gaming Control Act of 1959 and Nevada Gaming Commission. Included are newspaper clippings from Nevada newspapers documenting Sawyer's years as governor; certificates; photographs; paintings; plaques; and artifacts such as campaign hats, ribbon cutting scissors, flags, and small statues. Material...