Richard T. Heap Recollections

 Collection
Identifier: NC1390

Scope and Contents

The Richard T. Heap Recollections contains a bound copy of Heap's recollections of his first five years as a field agent with the Nevada Department of Wildlife, titled "Nevada Fish and Game Agent, Elko County: 1971 to 1975: The End of the Beginning" (78 pages). It includes illustrations and stories placed in sections about his professional life as a Fish and Game agent.

Dates

  • 2020

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 / Historical

Richard T. Heap was born in Reno, Nevada. After graduating from Reno High School, Heap attended the University of Nevada, Reno, graduating in 1971 with a degree in Wildlife Management. During his time at the University, Heap worked part-time during the summer for the Nevada Department of Fish and Game. In June 1971, upon graduation, he received a full-time job. From 1971-1975, Heap worked as a field agent in various game management areas. By 1975, he took a new position in Carson City, marking the end of his time as a field agent. Heap worked for the Nevada Department of Fish and Game for 33 years.

Extent

.21 Linear Feet (1 item)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Richard T. Heap was a Nevada Department of Fish and Game agent for Elko County from 1971-1975. The collection contains his recollections from his childhood that led up to his time working for the Nevada Department of Fish and Game.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Richard Heap in September 2020.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Richard T. Heap Recollections
Status
Completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
September 2020
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:
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