Gorrell, Robert M.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection consists of general correspondence during his tenure in the English department. Also included is correspondence with his publishers, correspondence received from Charlton G. Laird, and a manuscript, A Victorian Adaptation of the Maid's Tragedy, 1946.
Overview Mary L. Gojack (1936-1985) served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1972-1974 and the Nevada State Senate from 1974-1978. In 1980, Gojack unsuccessfully challenged Paul Laxalt for the US Senate seat, and, in 1982, she ran against Barbara Vucanovich for the newly created Second Congressional District seat. Vucanovich won the seat by a narrow margin. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, campaign files and newspaper clippings, and financial material from her public service,...
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC 0175
Abstract Robert M. Gorell, a graduate of Cornell University, taught at Deep Springs College, Californika, from 1939 to 1942, and at Indiana University from 1942 to 1945. He joined the English Department of the University of Nevada in 1945, serving as Chairman from 1947 to 1965. Gorrell also served as Dean of the Graduate School, Dean of General University Extension, and Dean of the College of Arts and Science, remaining in that post until becoming Vice President for Academic Affairs in 1976. In 1980,...
Identifier: AC 0489
Overview The Albert and Emily Hilliard Endowment Records consist of annual reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, nominations for candidates for the chair, exhibit brochures, and publicity material. As visiting Hilliard Scholars, highly recognized professors, authors, and artists have lectured, given literary readings, met with classes, conducted workshops and staged exhibits for UNR students, faculty, and the general public; resumes for many Hilliard Scholars are included in the collection.
Dates: 1952-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1992
Identifier: AC 0076
Overview Charlton G. Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English textbooks with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin American music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of a...
Identifier: AC 0284
Overview Charlton Grant Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own numerous publications, both scholarly and fiction, he co-authored English text books with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. Included is correspondence with...
Identifier: AC 0063
Overview 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...