Friends of Nevada Wilderness Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-50

Scope and Contents

The Friends of Nevada Wilderness Records includs bylaws, correspondence, membership lists, budgets, newsletters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and material from anti-wilderness groups.

Dates

  • 1985-1993

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.

Historical Note

The Friends of Nevada Wilderness is a coalition of individuals and organizations, organized in 1985, whose purpose is the designation of a significant portion of eligible Nevada lands as wilderness by the U.S. Congress. There are two divisions: the Northern Nevada and the Southern Nevada Districts.

Extent

0.41 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Friends of Nevada Wilderness is dedicated to preserving all qualified Nevada public lands as wilderness, protecting all present and potential wilderness from ongoing threats, educating the public about the values of and need for wilderness, and improving the management and restoration of wild lands. The collection includes bylaws, correspondence, membership lists, budgets, newsletters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and material from anti-wilderness groups.

Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jean Ford in 1994.
Title
Guide to the Friends of Nevada Wilderness Records
Status
Completed
Author
Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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)