University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 267 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Nevada, one of fifty was a series of radio programs produced by the University of Nevada, Reno, as part of the U.S. Bicentennial celebration, which explored various aspects of the state: history, politics, immigrants, Native Americans, government, ghost towns, art, and some individuals. George Herman, professor of English at the University of Nevada, was the most frequent host but every show featured a different guest. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete....
Identifier: AC 0499
Overview The Nevada State Normal School was established by an act of the Legislature on February 7, 1887, with the goal of training teachers for Nevada's rural and graded schools. While affiliated with the University's Department of Education in the College of Arts and Science, it was called the Junior Normal College. The collection includes an issue of the University of Nevada Bulletin, an overview of the Normal School, a Golden Reunion booklet for 1939-1989, and newspaper clippings about some of its...
Abstract George Wharton James was an author of many works about the western United States. Typescript chapter about the University of Nevada from James' unpublished manuscript on Nevada.,Topics include the beginnings of the university as a land grant college in Elko, its move to Reno, and its growth and development.
Identifier: AC 0372
Overview In 1993, University of Nevada, Reno head football coach Chris Ault stepped down and named assistant Jeff Horton to replace him. Five months after taking over as head coach, Horton left to lead the University of Nevada, Las Vegas team, and Ault again became coach for UNR. The game was played at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas before 21,000 fans, and pitted Ault against his former assistant. UNR lost the game to UNLV, 32-27. This collection consists of a video produced by Creative Services and...
Identifier: AC 0646
Overview Former University President Joseph Crowley began the tradition of the New Student Ceremony in the fall of 1999. The collection includes event schedules, programs, Wolf Pack Planners, and other material from the annual New Student Welcome Ceremony conducted at the beginning of each fall semester.
Identifier: NUB 24/07/12
Abstract Articles from various newspapers concerning all aspects of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Abstract Paul Lewis Nichols, born 1912, was a Nevada resident. Letter of reminiscence dating November 28, 1994 discusses Nichols' life as a student at the University of Nevada, Reno; his military service; his wife, Marjorie F.; their family; his career as a mechanical engineer; and research on their genealogy book.
Dates: November 28, 1994
Identifier: AC 0607
Identifier: AC 0052
Overview 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 the...
Identifier: AC 0063
Overview In 1970/71, the Oral History Program at the University of Nevada and the University Archives initiated a program to interview prominent members of the University community to comment on the previous year. The objective was to present a picture of the past year as observed by students, faculty, and others who were involved and concerned with the University. The collection consists of 5 bound volumes of transcribed tapes. Also, there are two reel-to-reel audio tapes (with cassette copies) of...