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J. Cecil Alter Snow Survey Correspondence and Articles

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Identifier: 2017-85
Overview J. Cecil Alter was a meteorologist with the U. S. Weather Bureau based out of Salt Lake City, Utah in the early 1900s. Collection contains three sets of correspondence to Alter from James E. Church, J. L. Ford, and H. L. Stoner in 1926 regarding his article on rate of snow melting, data regarding snow melt in the early summer, and copies of three articles on the rate of snow melt.

Correspondence of James Church and Richard Lillard

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Identifier: AC 0267
Abstract Correspondence between Richard G. Lillard and James E. Church. Church responds to Lillard's request for a "... long-range over-view of University affairs" and briefly describes previous university presidents and their administrations. Lillard was a consultant on the publication, The University of Nevada: an appraisal, the report of the university survey, 1956.

James Edward Church Papers

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Identifier: NC96
Overview James Edward Church, Jr.(1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.

James Edward Church papers

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Identifier: AC 0248
Abstract James E. Church, served as chairman of the faculty tri-decennial committee to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the university, held May 28-June 2, 1904. In addition, he was the editor of Nevada State University Tri-Decennial Celebration, 1874-1904, a memorial volume of addresses given during the celebration by faculty, students, and others. Collection includes manuscripts submitted for publication in the memorial volume, minutes of the tri-decennial committee, correspondence, and newspaper...

University of Nevada. College of Engineering. Department of Civil Engineering

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Identifier: AC 0552
Abstract Campus maps, curricular material, drawings, miscellaneous maps.

Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records

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Identifier: AC 0296
Overview The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the Distinguished...

First Baptist Church of Reno Records

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Identifier: NC1108
Overview The First Baptist Church of Reno was established in Reno, Nevada in 1875 as a spin-off of an earlier congregation in Virginia City, Nevada. It was governed by a Board of Trustees; a number of societies and circles were organized for women, youth, and men. Reverand C. L. Fisher was the first minister; the Reverand Brewster Adams was one of the most prominent ministers (1910-1946) and civic leaders. The Church also established mission churches in Verdi, Nevada in 1896, and East Reno (Sparks,...

Honorary degree recipients records

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Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, Aug. 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.

Charles Paul Keyser Collection

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Identifier: AC 0103
Overview Charles Paul Keyser, born in Elko, Nevada, graduated from the University of Nevada in 1899. The collection contains a transcription of the interview with James W. Hulse; a copy of a lecture by professor of English Thomas Cowgill, 1898; a letter he wrote to J.E. Church, 1953; and copies of the Yeates and Keyser family history and genealogy.

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Records

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Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...

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African Americans -- History -- Nevada 1
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White Pine County (Nev.) 1
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