Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0296

Scope and Contents

The Distinguished Nevadan Recipient Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the Distinguished Nevadan award and may include correspondence and photographs.

Dates

  • 1958-1969

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 Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the Distinguished Nevadan award and may include correspondence and photographs.

Arrangement

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Board of Regents in 1991.
Title
Guide to the Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records
Status
Completed
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)