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Ground breaking

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0264
One scrapbook with invitation, program, and photographs taken during the dedication. Photographs include Paul Laxalt and his brother, Nevada author Robert Laxalt. The program includes a biography of Paul Laxalt, and a brief history of the Mackay School of Mines by James V. Taranik.

Dates

  • May 17, 1986

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

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Abstract

One scrapbook with invitation, program, and photographs taken during the dedication. Photographs include Paul Laxalt and his brother, Nevada author Robert Laxalt. The program includes a biography of Paul Laxalt, and a brief history of the Mackay School of Mines by James V. Taranik.

Administrative History

Paul Laxalt, United States senator 1974-1986, introduced legislation in Congress requesting funds for the Mackay School of Mines expansion program. In appreciation, the Board of Regents approved naming the new building and wing, the Paul Laxalt Mineral Engineering Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Special Collections; 1989.
Title
A Guide to the Ground breaking
Status
completed

Repository Details

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

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