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Elmer R. Rusco Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0428
Papers of a University of Nevada, Reno professor related to the university chapter of the American Association of University Professors and academic freedom issues; student protests against the Vietnam war; student surveys concerning ethnic groups; and miscellaneous teaching and education subjects. The papers consist of correspondence, meeting and committee material, newspaper clippings, publications, survey material, reports, teaching material, and ephemera.

Dates

  • 1965-1986

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

2.5 Cubic Feet

Abstract

Papers of a University of Nevada, Reno professor related to the university chapter of the American Association of University Professors and academic freedom issues; student protests against the Vietnam war; student surveys concerning ethnic groups; and miscellaneous teaching and education subjects. The papers consist of correspondence, meeting and committee material, newspaper clippings, publications, survey material, reports, teaching material, and ephemera.

Biographical Note

Elmer Rusco was a professor in the Political Science Department, director of the Bureau of Governmental Research, and professor emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno. His research interests have included voting patterns, and ethnicity and race in Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject and chronologically thereunder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the University of Nevada, Reno by Elmer R. Rusco.

Related Collections

American Association of University Professors. University of Nevada, Reno Chapter, Records, 1947, 1955-1983 AC 165 University of Nevada, Reno. Govemor's Day, Records, 1970 AC 61 Adamian, Paul S., 1930- , Papers, 1965-1979 AC 403
Title
A Guide to the Elmer R. Rusco Papers
Status
completed
Author
Jim Bantin
Date
Approximately 2003
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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