University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: NUB 52/05
Identifier: NUB 52/16
Scope and Contents Working Reports. Number 1. Indices of Qualitative Variation and Political Measurement. By Allen Wilcox; Number 2. Petition-Signing in the 1968 Election. By Allen Wilcox and Leonard Weinberg; Number 3. A Note on the Rationality of Primary Choice and the C, 1969.
Identifier: NUB 52/06/18
Identifier: NUB 52/04
Identifier: AC 0259
Overview The Bureau of Governmental Research was established in 1959 as a research and service arm of the history and political science department to provide opportunities for staff and students to engage in research projects to advance the understanding of the governmental process, and to gather information concerning state and local government. The collection conatins manuscripts and drafts, data, correspondence, transcribed interviews, and reports developed for bureau publications, including the...
Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, Aug. 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.
Abstract Includes legal briefs in the case of the U.S. and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District; correspondence, reports and notes on the California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe, much of which was authored by Robert Leland; material on the Newlands Project; legal briefs in the case of the U.S. vs the Alpine Land and Reservoir Company; minutes of the Pyramid Lake Task Force; and materials related to deeding water rights to the tribe, from 1969-1979.