Associated Students of the University of Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0236

Scope and Contents

The Associated Students of the University of Nevada Records consists of minutes and reports of the Associated Students of the University of Nevada, 1916-1968. The earliest records are Minutes of the Student Body Meetings, 1916-1929; they document student life during this period with emphasis on athletics and traditions. ASUN committees and board minutes, and reports are also included, documenting student events, finances, and assigned responsibilities. In addition, there are reports by the ASUN outgoing president to the incoming president, 1949/50-1955/56, and the reports of the Finance Control Board, 1926-1956.

Dates

  • 1916-1968

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.

Administrative History

The campus government was established in the fall of 1896, and was primarily concerned about creating and enforcing campus traditions. It developed into the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) about 1908. Officials, elected at the end of each school year, assume their duties at the beginning of the following semester.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The campus government was established in the fall of 1896 and was primarily concerned about creating and enforcing campus traditions. It developed into the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) about 1908. Officials, elected at the end of each school year, assume their duties at the beginning of the following semester. The collection includes minutes of the student body meetings, 1916-1929; reports of the finance board, 1926-1956; reports by the outgoing president to the incoming president, 1949/50-1955/56; and reports by the various committees and boards, 1940-1968.

Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order by group or committee/board.

Separated Materials

Photographs of the 1955 Leadership Conference have been transferred to the University Archives photo archive as collection number UNRA-P1648.
Title
Guide to the Associated Students of the University of Nevada Records
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Gash
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
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