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Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 88-28
This collection consists of the working files for a special issue of the Nevada Public Affairs Review (1987, No. 2) devoted to the topic of ethnicity and race in Nevada and secondary research materials collected by Rusco on the topics of race relations and affirmative action. Essays were written by Elmer R. Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada Public Affairs Review and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups discussed include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Dates

  • 1958-1987

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law. Copyright of articles written for the Review is retained by the Review and individual authors.

Extent

5 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)

Abstract

This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Biographical Note

Elmer R. Rusco was professor emeritus of the Political Science Department of the University of Nevada-Reno. In 1986, he and Sue Fawn Chung, associate professor of history at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, began to compile a special issue of the Nevada Public Affairs Review (no. 2, 1987) which was devoted to the topic of ethnicity and race in Nevada.

Arrangement

The collection has been divided into five series:

1. Ethnicity and Race in Nevada - Nevada Public Affairs Review Issue

2. Ethnicity Questionnaires

3. General Materials on Race Relations

4. Race Relations Center

5. Affirmative Action

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Elmer R. Rusco in August 1988.

Related Materials

For additional materials, see also collection 90-88 by Rusco.

Creator

Source

Title
A Guide to the Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race In Nevada
Status
completed
Author
Susan Searcy
Date
January 1989
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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