Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991
- Existence: 1908-1991
- Existence: 1908 - 1991
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Chester Horace Smith(1919-2005) was a former Nevada newspaper editor and veteran of state and congressional politics. Consists of materials related to the "Salute to Nevada's Outstanding Women of the Century" event, sponsored by the Nevada State Society of Washington, D.C. and held in November, 1973. Honored were Eva B. Adams, Helen Delich Bentley, and Patricia (Pat) Nixon. Included are clippings, articles, programs, photos, and a biographical sketch of Chester H. Smith.