DeLaMare Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0433

Scope and Contents

The Delamare Library Records are related to the planning, funding, and construction of DeLaMare Library including 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.

Also included is a complete set of architectural drawings, which include developmental drawings, completes the visual documentation of the project.

Dates

  • 1965-2001

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 DeLaMare Library, one of the science libraries of the University of Nevada, Reno 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.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The DeLaMare Library opened in 1997 in the Mackay School of Mines buildings. It combined the mining, geology, computer science, and engineering resources of the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes records related to the planning, funding, and construction of DeLaMare Library including correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, planning records, architectural drawings, specifications and other construction records, promotional material, photographs, and miscellaneous related records.

Arrangement

Arranged record type or subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the DeLaMare Library in August 2002.

Creator

Title
Guide to the DeLaMare Library Records
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Bantin
Date
approximately 2003
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
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