University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 268 Collections and/or Records:
Overview James Edward Church, Jr.(1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.
Identifier: AC 0060
Abstract Walter E. Clark was born in Ohio and served as the 5th president of the University of Nevada from 1918-1938. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Columbia, and was known for scholarly research in economics and business. Prior to becoming the president, he taught for 15 years at the City College of New York. Under Clark’s tenure, the growth of the University’s physical facilities continued, including the expansion of the football stadium, construction of $415,000 Mackay Science Hall, and the...
Identifier: AC 0596
Identifier: AC 0451
Overview A compilation of materials related to the history of the College of Business Administration (COBA) and business and economics education and research at the University of Nevada, Reno. Assembled by dean emeritus of the college Robert C. Weems, the collection was used as research material for a history of the college, Business for Nevada: The College of Business Administration at the University of Nevada, 1887-2000, published in 2001. The collection is comprised...
Dates: 1887-2001; Majority of material found within 1956-1978
Identifier: AC 0113
Abstract The Nevada state constitution in 1864 placed emphasis on the mechanic arts and mining, and instruction was directed toward these disciplines as mining engineering. In 1896-97, the university register listed for the first time a department of engineering with two subdivisions: the School of Mines and School of Engineering (Civil and Mechanical). Records primarily cover the 1960s-1970s, and include department meeting minutes, information of the L77 nuclear reactor, buildings and facilities,...
Dates: 1949 to 2006
Identifier: AC 0433
Overview The DeLaMare Library opened in 1997 in the Mackay School of Mines buildings. It combined the mining, geology, computer science, and engineering resources of the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes records related to the planning, funding, and construction of DeLaMare Library including correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, planning records, architectural drawings, specifications and other construction records, promotional material, photographs, and miscellaneous related...
Abstract Helen M. Dunn was a Reno, Nevada teacher who grew up in Goldfield. The author recounts memories of her childhood, playtime, and school activities; descriptions of Goldfield, Nevada, and the University of Nevada, Reno; and recollections of her teaching career, including teaching years at Billinghurst Junior High School in Reno, Nevada (1900-1999).
Identifier: AC 0683
Overview The Facilities Services Department is an organizational unit of the Division of Administration and Finance and includes Planning and Construction Services, Parking and Transportation Services, and Maintenance Services.
Dates: circa 1988
Identifier: AC 0517
Overview Mary Sue Ferrell graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1971 with a Bachelor's of Arts in History. Collection contains a Teenage Opportunity Program patch, a UNR Centennial lapel pin, and a blue UNR pin.
Dates: circa 1965-1971
Identifier: AC 0454
Overview Located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, Fleischmann Planetarium was constructed as a community educational and cultural facility with a mission to present astronomical displays, meteorological displays, and educational programs to the northern Nevada community. Completed in 1963, it was billed as the world's first atmospherium. Collection primarily consists of materials created by the Planetarium that document programs, events, fundraising efforts, and interactions with the larger...