Procter R. Hug Papers

Identifier: 83-25

Scope and Contents

The Procter R. Hug Papers contains materials related to Hug's careers in education and the Nevada Senate. It includes reports on facilities for juvenile offenders, minutes of the joint meeting of the Senate Finance and Education Committees (1968), statement of the vote (1966, 1968), campaign poster, newsletters, awards and certificates, and Sparks High School yearbooks (1949, 1966).


  • 1927-1977


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

Proctor Ralph Hug was born in Oregon on October 25, 1902, to Ella Eunice (Procter) and Charles Henry Hug. He married Margaret Beverly in White Pine, Nevada on June 10, 1929. They had two childred, Beverly Sue and Procter R., Jr.

Hug served as Washoe County School Distrcit Superintendent, Nevada state senator (1966-1972), chair of the state Senate Education Committee, and was a member of the Health and Welfare, Public Resources, and Taxation Committees.

Proctor R. Hug died in Reno, Nevada on September 19, 1991.


0.41 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials



Proctor Ralph Hug (1902-1991) was a northern Nevada educator and state senator. The collection contains materials related to his careers in education and the Nevada Senate from 1927-1977.


Arranged by type of material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Procter R. Hug, Sr. in 1983.

Related Materials

See also Hug's oral history Recollections of my Life in Education, in Politics and in the Senate in Nevada [Special Collections Stacks, LB875 .H8]

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1988-19.

Guide to the Procter R. Hug Papers
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

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

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