Reno Area Human Relations Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC531
Primarily correspondence from council members David W. Heron and Russell Benedict regarding the Council's efforts to fight Nevada's civil rights problems.,Also included is a status report on the state-wide civil rights movement, 1964 demographics on Nevada, summaries of meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1964

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.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (28 items)

Abstract

Primarily correspondence from council members David W. Heron and Russell Benedict regarding the Council's efforts to fight Nevada's civil rights problems.,Also included is a status report on the state-wide civil rights movement, 1964 demographics on Nevada, summaries of meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings.

Administrative History

Council was organized in late 1963 to bring together people of all races to fight social inequality, injustice, bad faith, ill will, and alienation in the Reno, Nevada area.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by David W. Heron, former Director University of Nevada, Reno Library, circa 1975
Title
Guide to the Reno Area Human Relations Council Records
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

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)