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Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows

 Collection
Identifier: 97-02
Nevada, one of fifty was a series of radio programs produced by the University of Nevada, Reno, as part of the U.S. Bicentennial celebration, which explored various aspects of the state: history, politics, immigrants, Native Americans, government, ghost towns, art, and some individuals. George Herman, professor of English at the University of Nevada, was the most frequent host but every show featured a different guest. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete.

(40 sound cassettes (ca. 10 hrs.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, mono. ), 2 3/4 in. x 4 in., 1/4 in. tape.

Dates

  • 1976

Creator

Restrictions

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.

Extent

4 Cubic Feet (4 boxes containing 40 audio reels and 40 audiocassettes)

Abstract

Approximately 10 hours of recordings. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete.

Biographical Note

Nevada, One of Fifty was a series of radio programs produced by the University of Nevada, Reno, as part of the U.S. Bicentennial Celebration, which explored various aspects of the state: history, politics, immigrants, Native Americans, government, ghost towns, art, and some individuals. George Herman, professor of English at the University of Nevada, was the most frequent host but every show featured a different guest.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Humbolt Public Library; Winnemucca, Nevada.

Related Materials

Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows, 93-31. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.

A Part of

Nevada women's archives.
Title
A Guide to Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows
Status
completed
Author
Susan Searcy
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

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