Board of Regents Records

Identifier: NUA 02/07

Scope and Contents

The University of Nevada Board of Regents History collection consists of one archival box containing the "History of the Regents of the University of Nevada." The history is periodically updated, listing the names of the regents, their residence location, and terms of office. The collection also contains the official seal of the University of Nevada Board of Regents, which predated the formation of the University of Nevada System.


  • 1957-1995


Restrictions on 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.

Historical Note

The Nevada Constitution, Sec. 4, Art. XI provides that the Legislature should establish a state university, to be controlled by a board of regents. Sec. 7 specified that the governor, secretary of state, and superintendent of public instruction would constitute a board of regents to controle and manage the affairs of the University of Nevada and its hands until their successors were elected and qualified.


0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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Board of Regents Records
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Repository Details

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

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5724 (Fax)