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Welfare Division

This collection (NvSA-000181) contains the records of the Welfare Division from 1935-2002. The 20 c.f. of materials consist of correspondence, minutes, legislative files, newspaper articles, and project records.

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Contents Dates Extent

Welfare Board Meetings

Meeting materials, including minutes.


6 cu. ft.

Welfare Board Correspondence

Correspondence related to the running of the Welfare Board.


1 cu. ft.

Welfare Board and Welfare Department Press Clippings

Newspaper articles pertaining to the Welfare Board.


3 cu. ft.

Welfare Division Administrator Records

The Division administrator records include files on NOMADS (Nevada Operations of Multi Automated Data Systems) and TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) including the annual state plan. NOMADS was a massive project to convert paper records of welfare case files to electronic format. There are files of the Welfare Reform Task Force, correspondence with federal and state agencies, and executive staff meeting materials. In addition, there is correspondence with the Legislative Counsel Bureau and legislative files regarding bills requested by the Welfare Division.


10 cu. ft.

Welfare Deputy Administrator Records

The Deputy Administrative records include files on caseload projections for the Division, files related to welfare reform, and correspondence regarding the Division’s budget.

1986-2000 3 cu. ft.

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