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David R. Parks Papers (MS-00418)

Abstract

The David R. Parks Papers (1981-1994) contain a house appraisal, memorial card, copy of a plaque, a certificate of appreciation, and brochures, a surety bond, and correspondence involving the Camp David Men's Health Club. There is also a copy of a law suit and sales papers for the JTJ Corporation.

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Date
1981-1994
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet (1 box)
0.21 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Papers
Related People/Corporations
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

The David R. Parks Papers (1981-1994) contain a house appraisal, memorial card, copy of a plaque, a certificate of appreciation, and brochures, a surety bond, and correspondence involving the Camp David Men's Health Club. There is also a copy of a lawsuit and sales papers for the JTJ Corporation.

Biographical / Historical Note

David R. Parks was born on December 22, 1943 in Boston, Massachusettes. His parents immigrated from Canada between the 1920s and 1930s. He attended the University of New Hampshire and later the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Parks was drafted into the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, where he was stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1967. In Las Vegas, he served on the Nevada State Assembly between 1998 and 2006, the Nevada State Senate on 2008, the Clark County Commission on 2010, and was re-elected to the Nevada State Senate on 2012 and 2016. Parks was the first openly gay member of the Nevada legislature, and a long time member of the Governor’s Statewide AIDS Advisory Task Force.

Source:

David Parks oral history interviews, 2000 February 16 and 21. OH-01433. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Arrangement

Material is in alphabetical order.

Preferred Citation

David R. Parks Papers, 1981-1994. MS-00418. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00418
Acquisition Note

Material was donated in 2000 by David R. Parks; accession number 2000-014.

Processing Note

Material was processed in 2017 by Joyce Moore.

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