University of Nevada


Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Louise Barakat Papers

Identifier: AC 0467

Ruth Louise Barakat was a student at the University of Nevada from 1946-1950. The collection contains newspaper clippings and graduation memorabilia of Barakat.

Dates: 1946-1950

The Book of the Oath Records

Identifier: AC 0636
Abstract After becoming the fifth president of the University of Nevada, Dr. Walter E. Clark created the "Book of the Oath" in 1920 to convey his concept of the core purpose of college education. He wanted the book to become a permanent record of the pledge to service and high ideals of each successive class of graduates for one hundred years. The Book of the Oath records consist of the Book of the Oath, with signatures from the graduating classes from 1920-1964; along with correspondence and an...
Dates: 1920-1965

Browne and Haviland Family Papers

Identifier: NC1416
Abstract Howard Edgar Browne (1896-1990) attended the University of Nevada (1914-1918), Yale Law School, and Harvard Law School. He served as the District Attorney for Lander County, Nevada from 1922-1942, and was in private practice from 1945-1984. In 1927, Browne married Vera May Haviland, who also attended the University of Nevada. Both the Browne and the Haviland families were early settlers in northern Nevada. The collection contains material related to Browne's time at the University of Nevada,...
Dates: 1911-2021

Robert and Blanche Bryant Papers

Identifier: NC1358
Abstract Blanche Parker and Robert Bryant graduated from the University of Nevada in 1946 and 1949 respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University, Robert enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After training, he was deployed to Italy where he served during the last year of World War II. During this time, Blanche continued studying and also worked at the Herlong Army Depot in munitions. In 1946, while in her senior year, Blanche and Robert met. They were married on June 11, 1949, at Our Lady of the...
Dates: 1939-1949

James W. Hulse Papers on the Centennial History of the University of Nevada

Identifier: AC 0143
Abstract In 1970, James W. Hulse, professor of history, agreed to write the history of the University of Nevada, in anticipation that the publication might appear in the university's centennial year. The University of Nevada: A Centennial History was published in 1974 by the University of Nevada Press. The collection contains notes and materials compiled for writing the centennial history of the university, and include publications, news clippings, reports, and...
Dates: 1970-1974

Church Fine Arts Building Records

Identifier: AC 0589

The University's Fine Arts Building was designed by Richard J. Neutra and Robert E. Alexander, Architects headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The collection is composed of biographical material about Dr. James E. Church, building specifications, cornerstone ceremony material, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an invitation for a viewing of the UNR Fine Arts Complex.

Dates: 1957-2012

Correspondence of James Church and Richard Lillard

Identifier: AC 0267

Correspondence between Richard G. Lillard and James E. Church. Church responds to Lillard's request for a "... long-range over-view of University affairs" and briefly describes previous university presidents and their administrations. Lillard was a consultant on the publication, The University of Nevada: an appraisal, the report of the university survey, 1956.

Dates: 1956

Class Schedules Collection

Identifier: AC 0596

Created by the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection is composed of class schedules for fall, summer session, and spring semesters (1930-2010).

Dates: 1930-2010

Commencement Invitation Collection

Identifier: 2015-13

The Commencement Invitation Collection was discovered by Lou Allard during the demolition of a home in Reno, Nevada. The collection includes commencement invitations between 1882-1906 sent to Benjamin Franklin and Isabel Leete from various individuals graduating from Bishop Whitaker's School for Girls and the University of Nevada.

Dates: 1882-1906

General Electric College Bowl Records

Identifier: AC 0105
Abstract College Bowl began in 1953 as a radio program under sponsorship of the General Electric Company, moving to television in 1959. Each week two collegiate undergraduate teams would compete to be the first to correctly answer a variety of scholarly questions. The winner would return the following week, and the school would receive a General Electric scholarship grant. In 1963, the University of Nevada was invited to compete. The collection includes correspondence regarding the appearance,...
Dates: 1963-1965

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