Lawlor, Glenn Joseph
- Existence: 1907 - 1980
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0634
Overview Lawlor Events Center is an 11,536-seat multi-purpose arena in Reno, Nevada, located at the intersection of North Virginia Street and 15th Street on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. It was built in 1983 and named in honor of University of Nevada alumnus, coach, and Athletic Director Glenn "Jake" Lawlor. It is home to the Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team. The Lawlor Events Center Records consist of newsletters, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, planning documents, programming...
Identifier: AC 0572
Overview Glenn "Jake" Lawlor (1907-1980) was a University of Nevada student where he played both football and basketball. Upon graduation, he coached sports in the northern Nevada area before returning to coach baseball and basketball at the University of Nevada. He eventually became the Director of Athletics from 1959 until 1970. The collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Lawlor's wife, Erma Lawlor, that was presented to him at his retirement in 1972. The scrapbook includes certificates, game...
Identifier: AC 0217
Overview Glenn D. Lewis received his doctor of education degree in 1979, from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. His dissertation was Physical Education Leaders at the University of Nevada-Reno: Eight Biographies, and presents historical and biographical data on the individuals who served as heads of the Physical Education department, 1913-1975, and who influenced the physical education curriculum and the development of the facilities on the Reno campus. The collection contains materials Lewis used...