University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medical Sciences Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0318

Scope and Contents

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medical Sciences Records consists of correspondence, reports, feasibility studies, surveys, grant proposals, and records dealing with the general operation of the school. Also included are other records that document the creation and accreditation of the Medical School into a four-year degree-granting institution.

Dates

  • 1967-1983

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 ground-work to establish a School of Medical Sciences for the University of Nevada began in 1967; the decision to offer professional work in medicine came in 1969; and the following year some existing courses were embraced in a medical sciences division. The first regular class of medical students began work in September 1971. Originally a two-year medical school, the legislature approved the change to a four-year program in 1977.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The ground-work to establish a School of Medical Sciences for the University of Nevada began in 1967; the decision to offer professional work in medicine came in 1969; and the following year some existing courses were embraced in a medical sciences division. The first regular class of medical students began work in September 1971. Originally a two-year medical school, the legislature approved the change to a four-year program in 1977. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, feasibility studies, surveys, grant proposals, and records dealing with the general operation of the school. Also included are other records that document the creation and accreditation of the Medical School into a four-year degree-granting institution.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in order as received from depositing office.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the School of Medicine in 1992.
Title
Guide to the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medical Sciences Records
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Gash
Date
Approximately 2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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)