University of Nevada Tri-Decennial Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0248

Scope and Contents

The University of Nevada Tri-Decennial Committee Records includes manuscripts submitted for publication in the University of Nevada Tri-Deccenial memorial volume, minutes of the Tri-Decennial Committee, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1903-1904

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.

Historical Note

James E. Church served as chairman of the faculty Tri-Decennial Committee to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the university, held May 28-June 2, 1904. In addition, he was the editor of Nevada State University Tri-Decennial Celebration, 1874-1904, a memorial volume of addresses given during the celebration by faculty, students, and others.

Extent

0.41 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

James E. Church served as chairman of the faculty Tri-Decennial Committee to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the university, held May 28-June 2, 1904. In addition, he was the editor of Nevada State University Tri-Decennial Celebration, 1874-1904, a memorial volume of addresses given during the celebration by faculty, students, and others. The collection includes manuscripts submitted for publication in the memorial volume, minutes of the tri-decennial committee, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Nevada Historical Society in 1988.

General

Note that the Special Collections and University Archives Department changed the title of the collection from the James E. Church Papers to the University of Nevada Tri-Decennial Committee Records in November 2020 to better reflect the content of the collection.
Title
Guide to the University of Nevada Tri-Decennial Committee Records
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Gash
Date
Approximately 2000
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:
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