- Existence: 1918 - 1996
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Grant Sawyer was a Nevadan, democrat, and governor of Nevada. Newspaper clippings about Nevada Congressman Walter Baring (democrat) include articles about Baring, his personal appearances, and his politics (1964-1966).
The Gathering of Governors was a special live broadcast on KNPB Channel 5 featuring four former and one current Nevada governors discussing their experiences. The collection contains the program for the broadcast.
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.
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.
Bette Sawyer (1923-2002) was a United States first lady. Biographical sketch from 1993 describes Sawyer's education; facts about the Sawyers' early married life and birth of their daughter, Gail Louise; list of Mrs. Sawyer's club activities; and information about one of her projects as first lady of Nevada.
- Nevada -- Politics and government 4
- Clippings 3
- Business correspondence 2
- Governors -- Nevada 2
- Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
- Personal correspondence 2
- African Americans -- History -- Nevada 1
- Air bases -- Nevada 1
- Ely daily times (1920) 1
- Governors -- Nevada -- Election 1
- Governors -- Nevada -- Interviews 1
- Governors' spouses -- Nevada 1
- Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Nevada 1
- Land use -- Planning -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.) 1
- Nevada -- Newspapers 1
- Nevada -- Race relations 1
- Operation Haylift, 1949 -- Nevada 1
- Paintings 1
- Parks -- Planning -- Nevada 1
- Political campaigns -- Nevada 1
- Politicians -- Nevada 1
- Protest movements -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 1
- Realia 1
- Regional planning -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.) 1
- Reno (Nev.) 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Stead Air Force Base (Reno, Nev.) 1
- Technical education -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Virginia City (Nev.) -- History 1 ∧ less