Dial Club (University of Nevada, Reno)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0436
Abstract The Black Rock Press, named after an Applegate Trail landmark in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, was founded in 1964 in Reno, Nevada, by Kenneth and Patricia Carpenter and dedicated to the practice and teaching of the arts and crafts associated with the creation of finely printed books. Records of the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno, include correspondence, production and publication records, and related materials of Black Rock Press publications; university...
Identifier: AC 0385
Abstract The Dial Club, founded in 1962 by Walter Voskuil, was a loosely organized group of university-affiliated faculty who met once a month during the academic year. Members gave a talk on a topic not necessarily related to the speaker's area of instruction or research during the monthly program. The collection consists of four books which list the date, title of program, speaker, and those in attendance. Also included are copies of the yearly programs produced by the Black Rock Press,...
Abstract James "Jim" McCormick, a faculty member of the Art Department at University of Nevada, Reno, offered instruction in printmaking, drawing, visual foundations, art history, papermaking and other disciplines. After retiring as Art Department chair in 1992, he continued creating his art full-time. Collection includes art related items created or collected by the donor, mostly during his tenure in UNR Art Department (portfolios, posters, art prints, various artists' work and special editions of...