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Identifier: AC 0296
Overview The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the Distinguished...
Abstract Tape and transcription about Lake Tahoe regional planning, 1914-1971, and the creation of parkland around the lake; also a speech on the same subject given by Knisley in Sacramento.