Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows

 Collection
Identifier: 97-02

Scope and Contents

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. Programs 30, 36, 37, and 42-44 were not received with the collection.

(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

Conditions Governing 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.

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.

Extent

2.44 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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. Approximately 10 hours of recordings. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete. Material from 1976.

Arrangement

Arranged by program number.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Humboldt Public Library in Winnemucca, Nevada in 1997.

A Part of

Nevada women's archives.
Title
Guide to Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Searcy
Date
1997
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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