University of Nevada, Reno. Library
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0147
Overview The Friends of the University of Nevada library was established on June 11, 1952, by the University of Nevada Library Advisory Committee, whose members were appointed by President Malcolm E. Love. Library Director James J. Hill was its consultant. The purpose was to maintain an association of persons interested in books, to assist in bringing to the university materials beyond the usual budget, and thus to contribute toward gaining for the state and its citizens a worthy collection of the...
Identifier: AC 0446
Overview The Friends of the University Library was established as a permanent organization in 1953 in order to support and assist the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries in enhancing the collection ans services offered by the Libraries. The collection include administrative information, meeting minutes, and events material concerning the organization's fund raising events, programming, sponsored projects, and other activities.
Identifier: AC 0557
Overview The Getchell Library building served as the third home for the University of Nevada, Reno's main library from 1961 until 2008. It was demolished in December 2013 to make room for the new Pennington Student Achievement Center. The collection contains materials relating to the history of the building, including specifications, remodel information, and cornerstone dedication. Additionally, the time capsule from the demolition of the building is also included.
Identifier: AC 0464
Overview The Information Resources & Technology Council was formed to advise the Dean of Libraries in the areas of computer hardware, software, electronic resources, and networking. The committee formulated guidelines and established priorities for selecting, funding, managing, and providing access to the library's electronic resources. The collection contains agendas, minutes and other meeting records, correspondence and memoranda, survey and overview materials, software and hardware product...
Identifier: AC 0455
Overview Collection of records from the University Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno; including "Postcards-As-Art" of campus scenes. Wide variety of records include annual reports, budget data, bylaws, project reports, accession records, resource usage data, Library Staff Association records, planning material, committee reports, library publications, manuals, correspondence, the Nevada Newspaper and Serials project records, as well as DeLaMare Library, Mines Library, Special Collections, and...
Identifier: AC 0657
Overview The Nevada Women's Archives Project was a cooperative statewide initiative begun in the Special Collections Department of the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries in 1992 under the direction of former State Senator Jean Ford, who was acting Director of Women's Studies at UNR and the founder of the Nevada Women's History Project. The collection consist of descriptions of the Archives project, correspondence, financial records, minutes of its Advisory Board, information about Jean Ford's...
Identifier: AC 0566
Abstract Linda Newman was the Maps Librarian for the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries, overseeing the move of the Mines & Maps Library from Getchell Library into the DeLaMare Library in the 1990s. The Linda Newman Collection includes curricular material, maps, records for the Mines and Map Libraries, donor information, Mackay Centennial material, and U.S.G.S. material.
Identifier: AC 0567
Abstract The University Libraries Artifact Collection consists of three-dimensional items relevant to library operations or history. Included is a cloth book jacket for "Fire from Heaven" that was created by a student worker.
Dates: circa 1995