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Historic Society to feature former state archivist Feb. 11

Provided to the TribuneGuy Rocha, the former state archivist for Nevada, will speak at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Hwy. 395, Gardnerville. His topic will be "When the Rich and Famous Came to Douglas County and Carson City to 'Tie and Untie the Knot.'"
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Carson Valley Historic Society welcomes former state archivist Guy Rocha

Guy Rocha will be the featured speaker at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 for a lecture at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Hwy 395, Gardnerville. His topic will be “When the Rich and Famous Came to Douglas County and Carson City to ‘Tie and Untie the Knot.'”

Rocha taught in the Washoe County School District and at Western Nevada College. He worked at the Nevada Historical Society in Reno for more than four years and served on the Nevada Historical Society Quarterly editorial board for 20 years.



Rocha was assistant administrator at the State Library and Archives for 28 years. He managed

Nevada’s archives, records management and micrographics and imaging programs. Common Cause of Nevada awarded Rocha its 1997 “Ethics in Government Award.” Sen. Harry Reid appointed Rocha to the advisory committee on the Records of Congress in April 2005, and he was reappointed in March 2007.



Admission is $3 for non-members; free to members. For information, call (530) 782-2555.


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