University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 267 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0294
Abstract The Alumni Association was organized in 1894/95, and encourages the relationship between the university and alumni to promote the welfare of the institution. In May 1984, the Alumni Association, with the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, sponsored the first graduation gift luncheon, which features a comedian as the featured speaker. Invitations, tickets, programs, press clippings, scripts, 1984-1991. Includes videotapes of presentations by Dom DeLuise, 1984; Tony Orlando, 1985; Rich...
Identifier: AC 0620
Overview Until 1994, the Office of Grants and Contracts was a service unit dedicated to the management of the organizational, financial and personnel activities of sponsored programs administered through the Associate Vice President for Research for the benefit of the Board of Regents, University and Community College System of Nevada, on behalf of the University of Nevada, Reno. In 1995, the Office of Grants and Contracts began reporting to the Vice President for Research. The collection consists of...
Identifier: AC 0059
Overview David Walker Hayes attended the University of Nevada, 1896-1900. He was a resident of Lincoln Hall Dormitory, and participated in athletics and various student societies. Robert M. Brambila was a 1897 graduate from the University. The collection contains university memorabilia: room and board receipts, athletic and theatrical programs, and photographs. Included is copy of letter to Hayes from Robert M. Brambila, while Brambila was in the Philippine Islands, June 8, 1899.
Dates: 1891-1979; Majority of material found within 1896-1905
Identifier: AC 0484
Overview "Introduction to Public History" is a 3-credit course that was first offered by the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Liberal Arts' Department of History in 2008. From then until 2010, it was offered under "Topics in American Studies (HIST 487/687). It was offered under its own course number, HIST 311, for the first time for the Spring 2011 semester. The collection consists mainly of student term papers which were developed to be placed on a companion website as an online exhibit about the...
Identifier: AC 0209
Abstract James W. Hulse joined the history department at the University of Nevada in 1962. His research specialization was the history of Nevada and the American West, Russian and modern European social and intellectual history, and was author of a University of Nevada history. Collection contains minutes, notes, and correspondence of committees he served on, causes he supported, comments on his history of the university, and his observations on Governor's Day, 1970.
Identifier: AC 0030
Overview The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics administers the University's men's and women's intercollegiate sports programs. The University of Nevada, Reno was a member of the Northern California Athletic Conference from 1954-1968, the West Coast Athletic Conference from 1969-1979, and the Big Sky Conference from 1979-1992. The collection consists of 198 reels of 16mm film and VHS copies produced by the Athletic Department of the University of Nevada, Reno of intercollegiate athletic events....
Identifier: AC 0520
Overview The president is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada, Reno. Duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents. The president 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. The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents appointed Dr. Marc Johnson to serve as the 16th president of the University of Nevada, Reno on April...
Identifier: AC 0653
Overview The Jot Travis Student Union Building, situated on the edge of Manzanita Lake on the University of Nevada campus, had its cornerstone ceremony on May 18, 1958. When the Joe Crowley Student Union opened, the Jot Travis Building became the site for the Art Department's Black Rock Press and the Davidson Academy. The collection consists of cornerstone ceremony programs, a biography of Jot Travis, a survey report documenting the services and facilities in 1998, programming flyers, brochures and...
Identifier: AC 0110
Overview The Land-Grant College Radio Hour was performed at the University of Nevada for the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), on July 20, 1938. Alfred L. Higginbotham, journalism professor, wrote the script and directed the production. The collection contains the script, six phonograph recordings of the program, including the sound of the Morrill Hall bell, a scrapbook which...
Dates: 1987-1938; Majority of material found within 1937-1938
Identifier: NUB 24/06/92