Mackay Centennial Collection
Scope and Contents
The Mackay Centennial Collection consists of materials created by the Mackay School of Mines for the 2008 centennial celebration. Included is a program for the event, trivia questions, a tote bag contributed by the Nevada Mining Association, and a commemorative medallion minted at the Nevada State Museum from refined silver from the Rochester Silver and Gold Mine in Pershing County, Nevada.
- Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering (Creator, Organization)
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.
The Mackay School of Mines was founded in 1908 with funding provided by Clarence Mackay, son of Comstock mine owner and Bonanza King, John W. Mackay. In 2008, the school celebrated its centennial with a gala celebration held at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada on April 26, 2008.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
In 2008, the Mackay School of Mines celebrated its centennial with a gala celebration held at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada on April 26, 2008. The collection contains materials created for the celebration.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Glee Willis in 2011. Reception decoration donated in 2014.
- Guide to the Mackay Centennial Collection
- Betty Glass
- March 3, 2011
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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