The collection is comprised of the records of the Republican Women of Las Vegas, Nevada dating from 1953 to 1992. The collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, invitations, fliers, magazines, and awards.
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Scope and Contents Note
The collection is comprised of the records of the Republican Women of Las Vegas, Nevada dating from 1957 to 1992. The collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, invitations, fliers, magazines, and awards.
Collection is open for research.
Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.
Files are arranged alphabetically and scrapbooks are arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical Note
The Republican Women of Las Vegas, Nevada is an organization that was founded in 1947 to promote an informed electorate through political education and to increase the effectivemess of women in government through active political participation. The club, which is a member of the Nevada Federation of Republican Women and a member of the National Federation of Republican Women, continuously works to foster loyalty to the Republican Party, promote its ideals and secure the election of Republican candidates.
The organization engages in a variety of philanthropic activities. It helps to send high school students in the Close-Up Program to Washington, D.C. to observe government in action. Donations are made to local community outreach services and books are contributed to local libraries under the Mamie Eisenhower Library Program. Members contribute many volunteer hours to the annual Women's Fairs and numerous other community projects.
Republican Women of Las Vegas, Nevada Records, 1953-1992. MS-00371. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Materials were donated in 1996 by Dr. Helen Klatt; accession number 96-12.
Material was process by Joyce Moore in 2015.