Len Harris Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: NC689

Scope and Contents

Includes clippings, posters, sample ballots, and advertising handouts (balloons, ruler) for Harris' mayoral campaigns; birthday cards; and articles about Reno's growth and development, particularly through urban renewal.

Dates

  • 1955-1959

Creator

Restrictions on 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

Mayor of the city of Reno, Nevada from 1955-1959 and owner of Harris Food Center in Reno.

Extent

5 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Includes clippings, posters, sample ballots, and advertising handouts (balloons, ruler) for Harris' mayoral campaigns; birthday cards; and articles about Reno's growth and development, particularly through urban renewal.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from an unknown source circa 1975.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Len Harris Scrapbooks
Status
Completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
April 2017
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)