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Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0296
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1958-1969

Friends of the University of Nevada records

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Identifier: AC 0022
Abstract The Friends of the University of Nevada was a group of alumni and concerned citizens. Helen Wittenberg, active in local affairs, served as secretary to the Friends and was married to Ralph Wittenberg, an attorney representing Frank Richardson who was a faculty member suspended and president of the local AAUP suspended by university president Minard W. Stout for distributing an article critical of education professors and supporting higher academic standards. Also active in the Friends were...
Dates: 1950-1957

Charlton Laird Papers

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Identifier: AC 0076
Abstract Charlton G. Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English textbooks with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin American music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of...
Dates: 1924-1980

Charlton Laird Papers

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Identifier: AC 0284
Abstract Charlton Grant Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own numerous publications, both scholarly and fiction, he co-authored English text books with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. Included is correspondence...
Dates: 1927-1982

Theodore H. Post Papers

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Identifier: AC 0144
Abstract Theodore H. Post joined the department of music at the University of Nevada in 1927, and was prominent in organizing community musical events. He organized the Reno Civic Chorus and Orchestra, and began Reno's Christmas tradition of presenting Handel's The Messiah. He also composed music and wrote lyrics. Others providing lyrics for his compositions include Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Ray Hackett, Dorothy Mendenhall, Bertha Raffetto, and Una L. Stephens. The collection contains music scores,...
Dates: 1919-1955

Songs of the University of Nevada Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0633
Abstract

The first University of Nevada songbook was published in 1902. The collection consists of various editions of the University's song book, along with special events brochures that provide song lyrics or cheerleading yells.

Dates: 1902-1965

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Names
Carlson, Helen S. 2
Gorrell, Robert M. 2
Laird, Charlton, 1901-1984 2
Laird, Helene 2
Liljeblad, Astrid 2
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Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel), 1899-2000 2
Post, Theodore H., 1892-1955 2
Urban, Max 2
Acree, Bert 1
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
American Association of University Professors. University of Nevada, Reno Chapter 1
Associated Students of the University of Nevada 1
Barrington, Richard E. 1
Bastain, Cyril O. 1
Beatty, Clara 1
Blair, Minnie P., 1886-1973 1
Bray, Mildred, 1892- 1
Broadbent, Newell 1
Brown, Merwyn H. 1
Cahlan, A. E. (Albert Edmunds) 1
Cazier, Henry H. 1
Christy, Arthur, 1899-1946 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
Craven, Thomas O. 1
DeLongchamps, Frederic Joseph 1
Dressler, Fred, 1898- 1
Dressler, John, 1916-1970 1
Frandsen, Peter, 1876-1967 1
Franklin, G. E. (George Edward) 1
Friends of the University of Nevada 1
Fulstone, Mary 1
Gallagher, Charles D., 1884-1977 1
Garside, Frank F. 1
Gianella, Vincent Paul, 1886-1983 1
Grant, Archie C. 1
Hackett, Ray 1
Haseman, Charles, 1880- 1
Hawkins, Katherine 1
Houssels, J. Kell 1
Hug, Procter R. 1
Kneiss, Gilbert H. 1
Knisley, Ray 1
Knudsen, K. O. 1
Laird, Floy Davis 1
Lattin, Ralph W. 1
Marston, Edgar J. 1
Marvel, Louise 1
McElrath, Jean S., 1917-1967 1
McHenry, Dean Eugene 1
Mendenhall, Dorothy 1
Merialdo, Peter B., 1899-1975 1
Mills, Laura E. 1
Moffatt, William H. 1
Morse, Jack H. 1
Mueller, John V. 1
Nevada State University. Young Women's Christian Association 1
Raffetto, Bertha, 1885-1952 1
Ralston, Paul 1
Richardson, Frank T. 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Ronzone, Bertha 1
Russell, Charles H. (Charles Hinton), 1903-1989 1
Scott, A. L. 1
Seraphine, Mary, Sister 1
Settelmeyer, Fred H., 1892- 1
Sewell, J. Harvey, 1899-1975 1
Sheerin, Chris H. 1
Smith, Alfred Merritt, 1876-1968 1
Spann, Harriett Gaddis 1
Stephens, Una L. 1
Stout, Minard W. 1
Stubbs, Elizabeth, active 1899- 1
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 1
University of Nevada. Board of Regents 1
Urban, Micheline 1
Walker, Tom P. 1
Whalman, Harold F. 1
Wheeler, Sessions S. 1
Whipple, Reed 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Wittenberg, Helen 1
Woodbury, Clare Watson 1
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