University of Nevada. Center for Western North American Studies
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0302
Abstract In the late 1950s and early 1960s, interest in anthropological programs at the University of Nevada developed with the support of the Desert Research Institute and its Center for Western North American Studies. The Anthropology Department was initiated under joint sponsorship with the Desert Research Institute with funds from private and government foundations. The collection contains records of the University of Nevada, Reno, Anthropology Department, the Desert Research Institute, and the...
Identifier: NUD 10/07
Identifier: NUD 10/09
Identifier: NUD 10/05/03
Identifier: AC 0406
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963, to support a systematic study of Nevada and the Western North American region, and to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The records in this collection are primarily executive board minutes, reports, memorandums, correspondence, 1963-1969, and the Center's chronological files, 1965-1967. Also included are acquisition correspondence and reports, 1963-1966; general...
Identifier: AC 0052
Abstract The president is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada, Reno. Duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents and may be assisted in the conduct of the duties of the office by vice-presidents and other administrators. The president may also establish and appoint boards and committees. In 1965-1968, the position title was "Chancellor" instead of "President." The collection contains correspondence, reports, campus publications, and other records from...
Identifier: AC 0212
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963 to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The Center was placed at the Desert Research Institute for administrative purposes, and an ad-hoc Executive Board was established to develop policy. Records include a proposal for retention of state and local government documents, by Ronald Lee Watson, March 1964; reports of staff activities; information on the Basque studies program and...