University Archives Halftone Relief Plates and Letterpress Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0492

Scope and Contents

The University Archives Halftone Relief Plates and Letterpress Collection consists of 23 halftone relief plates, 6 letterpress images mounted on wood, and 2 small "Courtesy UNR Archives" copper plaques mounted on wood. The plates and prints include images of various men’s and women’s sports teams, the Nevada State University Cadet Corps and band, campus buildings, Clarence Mackay, and the Mackay statue.

Dates

  • 1909-1913

Creator

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.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Halftone Relief Plates and Letterpress University Archives Collection consists of halftone relief plates and letterpress images mounted on wood depicting images of various men’s and women’s sports teams, the Nevada State University Cadet Corps and band, campus buildings, Clarence Mackay, and the Mackay statue.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Halftone Relief Plates; 2) Mounted Letterpress Images; 3) Copper Plaques

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provost Office, returned to University Archives after use as a wall display, Received: December 2011. More were returned: December 18, 2013.

Related Materials

A print of one of the Clarence H. Mackay images is in UNRA-P1381.
Title
Guide to the University Archives Halftone Relief Plates and Letterpress Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
February 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)