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DeLaMare Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0433
Records related to the planning, funding, and construction of DeLaMare Library, the mining and engineering resources library located in the Mackay School of Mines, which was completed in 1997. The records include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, planning records, architectural drawings, specifications and other construction records, promotional material, photographs, and miscellaneous related records. The series also contains a small quantity of general administrative records of the predecessor mines-engineering library.

The photographs in the collection provide a comprehensive visual record of the renovation of the Mackay School of Mines building and the construction of DeLaMare Library and related activities which took place during the 1990s.

A complete set of architectural drawings, which include developmental drawings, completes the visual documentation of the project.

Dates

  • 1965-2001

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 Cubic Feet

Abstract

Records related to the planning, funding, and construction of DeLaMare Library, the mining and engineering resources library located in the Mackay School of Mines, which was completed in 1997. The records include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, planning records, architectural drawings, specifications and other construction records, promotional material, photographs, and miscellaneous related records. The series also contains a small quantity of general administrative records of the predecessor mines-engineering library.

The photographs in the collection provide a comprehensive visual record of the renovation of the Mackay School of Mines building and the construction of DeLaMare Library and related activities which took place during the 1990s.

A complete set of architectural drawings, which include developmental drawings, completes the visual documentation of the project.

Administrative History/Biographical Sketch

The DeLaMare Library, one of the science libraries of the University Libraries, opened in 1997 in the Mackay School of Mines buildings. Named after Grover Whitby "Dee" DeLaMare (1912-1989), it combines the mining, geology, computer science, and engineering resources of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Arrangement

Arranged by type of record or subject in a single series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred from DeLaMare Library, 1 August 2002.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the DeLaMare Library Records
Status
completed
Author
Jim Bantin
Date
approximately 2003
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
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)