University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 267 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0260
Abstract White Pine Hall and Juniper Hall were women's dormitories, which, in 1967, joined in the creation of the Residence Hall Association, RHA, which acted as the spokesman for all residence hall members. First scrapbook, 1962-1968, documents White Pine Hall and Juniper Hall, and contains news clippings, flyers, and photographs of dormitory activities, officers, and queen candidates. The second scrapbook, 1968-1973, documents the Residence Hall Association, and includes the constitution, by-laws,...
Overview The Ann Ronald Papers contain materials that cover Ronald's tenure as a professor and administrator at the University of Nevada, Reno as well as her role as a leading scholar and author in the fields of nature writing and ecocriticism. A lifelong member of the Western Literature Association, many of Ronald's books, articles, and essays describe the places and landscapes of the American West, especially Nevada. Materials include book manuscript drafts, research notes, promotional items,...
Dates: 1839-2017; Majority of material found within 1970-2008
Overview Silas Earl Ross (1887-1975) was a Nevada funeral director (Ross-Burke Company); member of University of Nevada-Reno faculty (1909-1914) and Board of Regents (1932-1956). Active in the Freemasons from 1908-1975, Ross served as the Nevada Grand Master. Ross also served as chair of the Nevada State Republican Central Committee and Reno City Councilman. He was married to Emily Coffin in 1913; they had one son, Silas Earl Ross Jr. (1916-1967). The collection includes autobiographical and...
Identifier: AC 0428
Overview Elmer Rusco was a professor in the Political Science Department, director of the Bureau of Governmental Research, and professor emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains Rusco's mateirlas related to the university chapter of the American Association of University Professors and academic freedom issues; student protests against the Vietnam war; student surveys concerning ethnic groups; and miscellaneous teaching and education subjects. They consist of correspondence,...
Identifier: AC 0469
Overview Sagens, the oldest women's service organization at the University of Nevada, Reno, was founded in 1933. Unaffiliated with any national club, it evolved from a pep group into a community service organization. The collection contains one scrapbook with material that documents the history and activity of the club in the early 1990s.
Abstract Paper relating the efforts of Samuel P. Davis (April 4, 1850 – March 17, 1918), former oral historian at the University of Nevada Reno, to honor John W. Mackay with a statue sculpted by John Gutzon Borglum; the statue was placed on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Identifier: NUB 24/06/93
Identifier: AC 0073
Abstract Sigma Gamma Epsilon, an honorary mining engineering fraternity, was founded at the University of Kansas in 1914, and the University of Nevada Pi Chapter was founded December 19, 1924, after being originally established in 1923 as Kappa Zeta. J. Claude Jones, professor in the Mackay School of Mines, was active in both the local and national fraternity, serving as grand vice-president of the western province. He served in this capacity until his death in 1932. Collection contains local chapter...
Identifier: AC 0320
Overview Organized at the University of Nevada as Links and Shield in 1921, the fraternity was installed as the Theta Chapter of Sigma Phi Sigma in 1922. The collection contains scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, newsletters, invitations, announcements, programs and other ephemera, photographs, and miscellaneous material related to the fraternity's activities and university social and athletic events.
Abstract Ivan Sessions Smith was the secretary to the president of the University of Nevada-Reno. Scrapbook includes invitations, programs, clippings about Reno events, place cards, calling cards, photographs, correspondence, and souvenirs from 1900-1927.