Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Black Rock Press Records
Identifier: AC 0436
Abstract The Black Rock Press, named after an Applegate Trail landmark in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, was founded in 1964 in Reno, Nevada, by Kenneth and Patricia Carpenter and dedicated to the practice and teaching of the arts and crafts associated with the creation of finely printed books. Records of the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno, include correspondence, production and publication records, and related materials of Black Rock Press publications; university...
Kenneth J. Carpenter Papers
Identifier: AC 0014
Abstract Kenneth J. Carpenter, librarian, came to the University of Nevada in 1962. Among the positions he held until his retirement in 1981, was assistant and associate library director, and head of the Special Collections Department. In addition, he and his wife, Patricia, founded the Black Rock Press in 1964, dedicated to the practice and teaching of finely printed books. The collection consists of minutes, reports, and correspondence and is arranged into four series: Athletic Program Committee,...
Memories of Kenneth Carpenter
Abstract Kenneth J. Carpenter (1916-1999), librarian, came to the University of Nevada in 1962. Among the positions he held until his retirement in 1981, was assistant and associate library director, and head of the Special Collections Department. In addition, he and his wife, Patricia, founded the Black Rock Press in 1964, dedicated to the practice and teaching of finely printed books. The collection contains Carpenter's personal reminiscences of his World War II experiences with the 856th Bomb...
University of Nevada, Reno Dial Club Records
Identifier: AC 0385
Abstract The Dial Club, founded in 1962 by Walter Voskuil, was a loosely organized group of university-affiliated faculty who met once a month during the academic year. Members gave a talk on a topic not necessarily related to the speaker's area of instruction or research during the monthly program. The collection consists of four books which list the date, title of program, speaker, and those in attendance. Also included are copies of the yearly programs produced by the Black Rock Press,...
Early Nevada printing collection
Kenneth Carpenter was founder of the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno. Bibliographic notes on the early history of printing in Nevada, including typescript newspaper articles compiled by Robert Armstrong and references gathered by Carpenter.
Governor's Day records
Identifier: AC 0061
Abstract Arranged in alphabetical order by name Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, the event was scheduled the same week that American troops went into Cambodia, and four student protestors were killed by National Guard troops at Kent State University in Ohio. Students who opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day as Governor's Day, which became a march toward the stadium where the military review was being held. The students marched into the...
Oral History Transcripts
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...