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Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records

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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

Vincent Paul Gianella Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 85-01
Abstract

Vincent Paul Gianella (1886-1983) was a professor in the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1915-1925 and again from 1935-1952. The collection contains correspondence, field notes, subject files, geologic reports, printed materials, maps, photographs related to Gianella's research in Nevada geology and earthquakes, his work at the Mackay School of Mines, and to routes of John C. Fremont and other early explorers of Nevada.

Dates: 1859-1982

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Acree, Bert 1
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
Barrington, Richard E. 1
Bastain, Cyril O. 1
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