Skip to main content

Cronin Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0528
Collection contains one scrapbook that primarily includes newspaper clippings about Donald Cronin's participation in regional skiing events, along with some photographs. University memorabilia in the scrapbook include a Valentine invitation to the Winter Carnival Sno-Ball and a booklet for the Gamma Phi Beta Pledge Dance on October 10, 1958. The scrapbook also includes the directory for the Reno High School Class of "56" 45th Reunion that took place on August 2001.

Dates

  • 1952-2001
  • Majority of material found within 1957 - 1959

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 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Overview

Donald Cronin was a member of the Reno Ski Club, a Reno High School graduate, and a member of University of Nevada, Reno's varsity ski team from 1957-1959. Collection contains one scrapbook of primarily newspaper clippings about Donald Cronin's participation in regional skiing events, along with some photographs.

Biographical Note

Donald B. Cronin was born on September 20, 1938 and was a member of the Reno Ski Club, participating in the Sky Tavern Mt. Rose Bowl in 1952. He graduated from Reno High School in 1956. He was a member of the University's varsity ski team from 1957-1959, and qualified for a Block N letter. He represented the Sigma Nu fraternity in interfraternity ski competitions and was also a member of the Sundowners. He married Kitty Humphrey in 1963 and joined the Humphrey Realty & Investment Company in 1968. He died in Reno on March 21, 2002.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Linda Ayala on April 15, 2013.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Cronin Family Scrapbook
Status
for_mcd_review
Author
Betty Glass
Date
April 2013
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)