McHenry, Dean Eugene
- Existence: 1910-
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0022
Overview The Friends of the University of Nevada was a group of alumni and concerned citizens. Helen Wittenberg, active in local affairs, served as secretary to the Friends and was married to Ralph Wittenberg, an attorney representing Frank Richardson who was a faculty member suspended and president of the local AAUP suspended by university president Minard W. Stout for distributing an article critical of education professors and supporting higher academic standards. Also active in the Friends were Etta...
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.
Identifier: AC 0027
Overview The office of the Chancellor was created in 1968, with the position serving as main administrative coordinator for the Board of Regents. With the growth of two campuses and the Desert Research Institute, it divided the authority and responsibility between the chancellor and the presidents. The collection includes records and information on significant events, administrators, programs and proposals, donors and community groups.
Identifier: AC 0062
Overview Th University Archives Sound Recordings Collection consists of recordings of a University group that toured Europe in 1950, commencement programs between 1953-1979; Honors Convocations, 1970-1979; KUNR's inaugural program, 1963; a memorial service for student body president, Mike Ingersoll, 1966; interviews taken for the University Centennial, 1974, that include students and administrators; interviews by Dale Bohmond and Bernard Jones about the College of Agriculture, 1983, 1984, 1986; taped...