University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 268 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Identifier: AC 0550
Abstract On June 15, 2005, a group of undergraduate University of Nevada, Reno students met and formed a secret society called The Order of the Sceptre. It is an honor society for exceptional men and women students, seeking a diverse membership representing many different perspectives. Its primary purpose is to serve the interests of undergraduate students at the university. The Order of the Sceptre Records consist of letters to a prospective initiate, the November 2009 "Apathy Is Dead" newsletter, a...
Identifier: AC 0367
Abstract Edme Peterson attended the university during the 1926/27 school year, and pledged the Alpha Gamma Chapter, Gamma Phi Delta sorority. The scrapbook documents the year and the various social activities sponsored by the sorority, as well as other student social events. Next to many of the items in the scrapbook are written comments. Scrapbook contains ephemera and realia of university and sorority activities, including homecoming, dances, and banquets; dance programs and favors; and newspaper...
Identifier: NUB 23/06/02
Identifier: NUB 23/06/03
Identifier: NUB 23/06/04
Identifier: AC 0563
Overview Charles Johnstone Armstrong, 10th president of the University of Nevada, was born on June 22, 1911, in Victoria, British Columbia. He attended Victoria College and graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1932. He received his doctoral degree in classical philology from Harvard University in 1936. Charles J. Armstrong (1911-1994) served as the 10th president of the University of Nevada, Reno from 1958-1967. The collection contains records created by the Office of the President...
Identifier: AC 0010
Abstract The records in this collection include the petitions supporting Crowley's candidacy and news clippings. Also included are taped interviews with eight members of the search committee, conducted by the Oral History Program, and entitled Presidential Search Committee Memoirs, 1978-1979.
Identifier: AC 0611
Abstract The records are composed of issues of the Office's newsletter, Pack Tracks; information about the Silver Scholars Program for recruitment of high school students; and marketing booklets, brochures, and postcards. Some are in Spanish.
Abstract Radio interviews conducted by Smith in Reno, Nevada with individuals on topics dealing with Nevada. Included are Thomas Woodnutt Miller, discussing the American Legion; Joseph McDonald talking about Rhyolite, Nevada; and Jack Duelks discussing aviation.
Dates: October 31, 1959-January 16, 1960