University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 267 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0205
Abstract Vernie Frazer was a graduate of the Nevada State Normal School, 1900. In 1986, the alumni publication, UNR Times, did a brief article on her 1885 application, at age 15, to enter the university. Photocopies of materials used for the article. These include university records and correspondence, including teaching recommendations. Also a photograph of Frazer and a photograph of the farm where she was raised in Sparks, Nevada. A copy of the UNR Times is included.
Identifier: AC 0640
Overview The replica Fremont Cannon was donated by the Kennecott Copper Corporation to the University of Nevada on November 26, 1970, in Las Vegas during the homecoming football game between the UNLV Rebels and the UNR Wolf Pack. The seven foot long cannon became the largest and most expensive trophy in college football and a revolving trophy going to the victor of the annual football game between the Reno and Las Vegas campuses. Collection consists of correspondence from the Kennecott Copper...
Overview G. Edward Montgomery was an Associate professor of Ethnology at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. As a graduate student, Montgomery participated in a Field Training Program in Anthropology funded by the National Science Foundation and hosted by the University Of Nevada, Reno during the summer of 1965. Collection includes official documents regarding the National Science Foundation Field Training Program, extensive notes relating to Washo health and disease, as well as medicinal...
Dates: 1936-1982; Majority of material found in 1965
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 0490
Overview Dr. Milton D. Glick (1937-2011) served as the 15th President of the University of Nevada, Reno, from August 2006 until his death on April 16, 2011. The Milton D. Glick Collection consists of a scrapbook, photographs of his inauguration as University President and from his memorial service, and objects and ephemera from his term in office.
Overview Peter Goin is a professional photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection include correspondence, exhibit catalogs, book manuscript drafts, photographs, maps, promotional materials, research notes, and other records related to Goin’s photography career, publications, and research projects.
Dates: 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2012
Identifier: AC 0020
Abstract Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, students that opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day, May 5, 1970, disrupting the proceedings. A substantial segment of the community was outraged, and voiced their disapproval to the university President, N. Edd Miller, with letters and petitions calling for the discharge of faculty that urged and directed the disruption and the expulsion of students that participated. Letters and petitions sent to...
Identifier: AC 0061
Overview Arranged in alphabetical order by name Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, the event was scheduled the same week that American troops went into Cambodia, and four student protestors were killed by National Guard troops at Kent State University in Ohio. Students who opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day as Governor's Day, which became a march toward the stadium where the military review was being held. The students marched into the...
Identifier: AC 0078
Overview Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, the event was scheduled the same week that American troops went into Cambodia and four unarmed student protestors were killed by National Guard troops at Kent State University in Ohio. University of Nevada students who opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day as Governor's Day, distributing flyers and posters on campus announcing the rally and opposition to the Governor's Day observances. The collection...
Identifier: AC 0382
Overview The Graduate Student Association (GSA) was established in September 1966, with the stated purpose to promote the welfare and interests of the graduate students of the University of Nevada. The collection includes the minutes of the first meeting in 1966 and the initial development of the Graduate Student Association through 1969. The majority of records document the 1980s and 1990s, and include the president's notebooks, meeting minutes, surveys, and participation in the National Group of...