Rollan D. Melton Papers
Scope and Contents
Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.
- Melton, Rollan (Creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Unprocessed collection is open for research. Advanced notice is required; contact staff to schedule access. Materials must be used onsite. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law or special donor agreement.
11 Cubic Feet (11 boxes; 32 volumes)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Marilyn Melton, wife of Rollan Melton, August 2015.
- Rollan D. Melton Papers
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