Nevada Master Gardener Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0536
The Nevada Master Gardener Program records include certificates, correspondence, curricular material, marketing material, media copy, newsletters, reports, newspaper clippings, and a television segment about the program. A proclamation by Governor Bob Miller for Master Gardener Week (November 1994) was added to the collection in November 2014. Correspondents include: Alice Good, Wendy Hanson, Karen Hinton, Margaret Klein, and JoAnne Skelly.

Dates

  • 1977-2017

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

0.75 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Abstract

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension began its Master Gardener program in 1977, training volunteers aged 20 to 80 in the principles of horticulture and plant science. Master Gardeners throughout Nevada offer workshops and demonstrations, write fact sheets and newspaper columns, maintain Websites, plant for community beautification, develop community gardens, support food banks, and appear on television and radio programs to raise public awareness about home gardening, landscaping, and water conservation. The Nevada Master Gardener Program records include certificates, correspondence, curricular material, marketing material, media copy, newsletters, reports, newspaper clippings, and a television segment about the program. A proclamation by Governor Bob Miller for Master Gardener Week (November 1994) was added to the collection in November 2014. Correspondents include: Alice Good, Wendy Hanson, Karen Hinton, Margaret Klein, and JoAnne Skelly.

Administrative History

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension began its Master Gardener program in 1977, training volunteers aged 20 to 80 in the principles of horticulture and plant science. Master Gardeners throughout Nevada offer workshops and demonstrations, write fact sheets and newspaper columns, maintain Websites, plant for community beautification, develop community gardens, support food banks, and appear on television and radio programs to raise public awareness about home gardening, landscaping, and water conservation. The Junior Master Gardener Program is a collaboration with the 4-H Program.

Arrangement

The UNCE Nevada Master Gardener Program records are arranged in eight series: 1. Correspondence, Public Service Announcements, and Media Copy; 2. Marketing Material; 3. Reports; 4. Newsletters; 5. Newspaper clippings; 6. Videotape; 7. Curricular material; 8. Certificates, Awards and Proclamations.

Technical Requirements

Audio and /or video items may not be available for listening/viewing on demand due to their older genre formats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Several items transferred on 11/14/2014. Periodic addition of newspaper clippings (2016).
Title
A Guide to the Nevada Master Gardener Program Records
Status
completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
September 2013
Description rules
dacs

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
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