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Walter Ernest Clark Journals

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0060
Collection consists of 21 bound journals, one volume per year, with programs, photos, and newspaper clippings inserted into the journals.

Dates

  • 1918-1938

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

3 Cubic Feet (12 boxes)

Abstract

Collection consists of 21 bound journals, one volume per year, with programs, photos, and newspaper clippings inserted into the journals.

Biographical Note

Walter E. Clark served as president of the University of Nevada, 1918-1938. During his tenure, he kept daily and detailed journals of his appointments, with notes of meetings and discussions with faculty, students, and regents, as well as copies of programs presented at the University. Included are programs for Wolves Frolic (homecoming), Engineers Day, and the interclass competition between freshmen and sophomores known as Cane Rush. He also kept copies of programs where he was a speaker or member of the audience in Reno or other Nevada communities and include high school commencemnet programs. Although entries primarily detail his administrative duties, there are also references concerning his personal life.

Arrangement

Arranged in order by date.
Title
A Guide to the Walter Ernest Clark Journals
Status
completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
April 2016
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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