Robert Lewers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC657

Scope and Contents

Includes Robert Lewers' correspondence, Masonic materials, petition urging him to run for governor of Nevada, Lewers family genealogical correspondence, and memorials upon his death. Also included are Louise Lewers' poems and materials related to her work with Nevada cattle brands.

Dates

  • 1900-1951

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.

Biographical Note

Native Nevadan, professor at, and acting president of the University of Nevada-Reno; grand master Mason for Nevada; married to Louise Blaney Lewers.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Includes Robert Lewers' correspondence, Masonic materials, petition urging him to run for governor of Nevada, Lewers family genealogical correspondence, and memorials upon his death. Also included are Louise Lewers' poems and materials related to her work with Nevada cattle brands.

Arrangement

Arranged by type of material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Dorothy Blaney circa 1975.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1989-24
Title
A Guide to the Robert Lewers Papers
Status
Completed
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)