Glenn D. Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0217

Scope and Contents

The Glenn D. Lewis Papers contains materials Lewis used in research for his dissertation, Physical Education Leaders at the University of Nevada, Reno: Eight Biographies, presented to the Department of Physical Education, Brigham Young University, Utah in 1979. It presents historical and biographical data on the individuals who served as heads of the Physical Education department from 1913-1975, and who influenced the physical education curriculum and the development of the facilities used on the Reno campus.

This collection contains the notes, photos, and correspondence Lewis obtained while writing his dissertation. Included are completed questionnaires he had distributed to former colleagues and students of the following:

Elsa Sarneth, 1913-1948 R.O. "Corky" Courtright, 1919-1924 John E. "Doc" Martie, 1923-1960 Ruth I. Russell, 1939-1973 G. Art Broten, 1947-(1979) Robert J. Laughter, 1957-(1979) R. Keith Loper, 1967-(1979) Luella J. Lilly, 1969-1975

Dates

  • 1912-1979

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.

Biographical Note

Glenn D. Lewis received his doctor of education degree in 1979, from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. His dissertation was Physical Education Leaders at the University of Nevada-Reno: Eight Biographies, and presents historical and biographical data on the individuals who served as heads of the Physical Education department, 1913-1975, and who influenced the physical education curriculum and the development of the facilities on the Reno campus.

Extent

1.1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Glenn D. Lewis received his doctor of education degree in 1979, from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. His dissertation was Physical Education Leaders at the University of Nevada-Reno: Eight Biographies, and presents historical and biographical data on the individuals who served as heads of the Physical Education department, 1913-1975, and who influenced the physical education curriculum and the development of the facilities on the Reno campus. The collection contains materials Lewis used in research for his dissertation.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Biographical Files; 2) Audio Recording

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Glenn D. Lewis in 1987.

Related Materials

See AC 0063 for the oral history of Dr. Luella Lilly.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Glenn D. Lewis Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Gash and Betty Glass
Date
Approximately 1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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)