University of Nevada. Board of Regents
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, Aug. 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.
Dr. James T. Richardson obtained both a Ph.D. and a J.D. He was Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies at UNR, served as Interim Director for the School of Social Research and Justice Studies, and the Director of the Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies and Director of Judicial Studies. Collection contains publications, dissertation, NSHE trial records, Nevada Legislature Committee material, and varied reports (1972-2011).
The University of Nevada Board of Regents By-laws collection consists of By-Laws for the years 1915 and 1926, which were published in the University of Nevada Bulletin, Volumes 9 and 20, respectively.