University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 268 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0499
Abstract 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 records include a 15 page issue of the University of Nevada Bulletin that describes the Department of Education and the State Normal School, a four-page overview of the Normal School,...
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 Typescript chapter about the University of Nevada from James' unpublished manuscript on Nevada.,Topics include the beginnings of the university as a land grant college in Elko, its move to Reno, and its growth and development.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, Univeristy 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 Univeristy 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
Abstract The records include 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.
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
Abstract 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...