University of Nevada, Reno Campus Centennial Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0613
The records include copies of "The First Century" by Bob Blesse and James Hulse, correspondence, planning committee material, "Laying the Cornerstone" etchings by Nevada artist Roy Purcell, marketing material, a special supplement to the Reno-Gazette Journal, proclamations by Governor Richard Bryan and Mayor Peter Sferrazza, program brochures, and videotapes of the ceremony.

Dates

  • 1985-1986

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.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The University of Nevada, Reno Campus Centennial Records include copies of "The First Century" by Bob Blesse and James Hulse, correspondence, planning committee material, "Laying the Cornerstone" etchings by Nevada artist Roy Purcell, marketing material, a special supplement to the Reno-Gazette Journal, proclamations by Governor Richard Bryan and Mayor Peter Sferrazza, program brochures, and videotapes of the ceremony.

Administrative History

The University of Nevada, Reno, has conducted two centennial celebrations. In 1874, the University Preparatory School opened in Elko, Nevada. In 1885, the State Legislature voted to move the university to Reno. Construction of its first building, Morrill Hall, began on September 12, 1885. A centennial celebration for the University was conducted in 1974, in conjunction with the inauguration of Max Milam as University President. On September 12, 1985, the University observed the centennial of its Reno campus.

Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Technical Requirements

Audio, computer files, and/or video items may not be available for listening/viewing on demand due to their older genre formats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Periodic transfers to Archives, including one from the Office of the President in 2013. One folder of additional material received from Bob Blesse in 2016.

Related Materials

See also: AC 0461 University of Nevada, Reno Artifact Collection AC 0614 University of Nevada Centennial Records.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the University of Nevada, Reno Campus Centennial Records
Status
completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
May 28, 2015
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)