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Senator Howard Cannon hands a pen to President John F. Kennedy at a
bill signing ceremony at the White House in October 1963.
Collection is comprised of the senatorial papers of U.S. Senator (from Nevada) Howard Cannon from 1959 to 1982. Cannon strongly supported the Great Society programs and the War on Poverty. As a decorated WWII pilot, he was particularly interested in aviation issues. Collection materials include correspondence, speeches, invitations, press releases, appointment books, audio, video, and film. There are specific files on Las Vegas and an index file. There are two boxes with U.S. Senator George Malone's papers.
UNLV Special Collections also holds a related Howard Cannon Photo Collection - 0192 and an oral history which can be accessed at the Special Collections reference desk
or by contacting the Claytee White, Director of the Oral History Research Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org.