Agricultural Experiment Station. Sheep Records, 1920-1955. Material pertains to sheep and lambs and includes information on feeding, records of growth, breeding, weights, tests, projects and Corriedale records. Also included are 9 sheep and lamb record books and 2 annual reports of the Western Sheep Breeding Laboratory, 1939, 1940. Most of the material dates from the 1930s and 1940s.

 File — Box: 55

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are personal correspondence files kept by Samuel B. Doten, Agricultural Experiment Director. The records primarily cover the 1930s-1950s, with little beyond 1957, with the exception of limited Cooperative Extension records for the mid-1960s.


  • 1889-1965


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.


From the Collection: 82 Cubic Feet (84 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5724 (Fax)