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Record of exhibitions of the University of Nevada, Reno Art Department

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0314
This collection consists of flyers and brochures announcing exhibits at the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, undated-1989, and Art Department bulletins and newsletters, 1963-1990. Newsletters include: Art Forum, 1963-1967; Contact, 1967-1977; News from the Art Club, 1981-1983; and Preview, 1976-1990. Among the exhibit items is a description of the inaugural exhibition in the Church Fine Arts Building, with a foreword by J. Craig Sheppard, artist and Chair of the Department of Art.

Dates

  • 1960-1992

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.

Extent

19.25 Cubic Feet (20 boxes)

Overview

Collection consists of flyers and brochures announcing exhibits at the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, undated-1989, and Art Department bulletins and newsletters, 1963-1990. Newsletters include: Art Forum, 1963-1967; Contact, 1967-1977; News from the Art Club, 1981-1983; and Preview, 1976-1990. Among the exhibit items is a description of the inaugural exhibition in the Church Fine Arts Building, with a foreword by J. Craig Sheppard, artist and Chair of the Department of Art.

Administrative History

The Art Department of the University of Nevada, Reno, sponsors annual exhibitions of art produced by students and faculty.

Arrangement

The collection was originally arranged and described by Art Department faculty member James E. McCormick, whose guide now comprises Series 1.

The collection is arranged in five series: 1) Original Collection Guide by James C. McCormick, Department of Art; 2) Newsletters & Newspaper Clippings; 3) General Announcements; 4) Exhibit Entry Data Sheets; 5) Exhibits by Year.

Additions to the collection are unprocessed. Please contact University Archives for more information on content.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by James C. McCormick in 1992. Additions to the collection transferred by Robert Blesse in 2016.
Title
Guide to the Record of exhibitions of the University of Nevada, Reno Art Department
Status
completed
Author
Karen Gash
Date
Circa 2000
Description rules
dacs

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
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