Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease


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University of Nevada School of Medicine Records

Identifier: AC 0488
Abstract Interest in establishing a medical school in Nevada existed as early as 1938, with the United States facing a shortage of physicians. In 1967, a pledge of ongoing funding from industrialist Howard Hughes resulted in the Nevada Legislature's authorization of acquiring federal and private foundation funding. The collection consists of miscellaneous reports, correspondence, brochures and newspaper clippings about the organization, operation, and development of the school since it became a...
Dates: 1979-2014