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Red Imported Fire Ant Campaign Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0535
The Red Imported Fire Ant Campaign records include campaign marketing material, correspondence, news conference material, publications, reports, and videotapes. Videotapes are from the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

Dates

  • 1995-2003

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

1 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Abstract

The Red Imported Fire Ant Campaign records include campaign marketing material, correspondence, news conference material, publications, reports, and videotapes. Videotapes are from the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

Historical Note

Red Imported Fire Ants were first discovered in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the fall of 1998. The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, the Nevada Department of Business and Industry, the Nevada Division of Agriculture, and the University of Nevada School of Medicine collaborated on a statewide Fire Ant Alert Public Education Campaign to raise awareness about the dangers the ants pose to animals, the environment, horticulture, personal safety, and tourism.

Arrangement

The Red Imported Fire Ant Campaign records are arranged in five series: 1. Fire Ant Background Material; 2. Correspondence and Notes; 3. Marketing Material; 4. News Conference & Newspaper Clippings; 5. Videotapes.

Technical Requirements

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service.

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to University Archives Archival Images: UNRA-P3591.
Title
A Guide to the Red Imported Fire Ant Campaign Records
Status
completed
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)