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Honorary Degree Recipients Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract

The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, August 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.

Dates: 1937-1969

George Bradley Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC125
Abstract George Bradley Russell was a Nevada newspaperman and politician, the editor of the Elko Independent, a correspondent for the Elko Daily Press, and the editor and owner of the Carson Chronicle. Russell served as Nevada State Treasurer, 1927-1934. He was also active in Republican Party politics and in many fraternal groups. Collection contains papers relating to Russell's career in newspapers; Republican politics; office of Nevada State Treasurer; his involvement with the Daughters of Damon,...
Dates: 1829-1966; Majority of material found within 1927-1966

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University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 1
University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 1
 
Subject
African Americans -- History -- Nevada 1
Elko daily free press 1
Elko independent 1
Nevada -- Race relations 1
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 1
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Names
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
Badie, Margaret 1
Badt, Milton B. 1
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 1
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967 1
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Berlin, Ellin 1
Carson City. Grand Jury (Nev.) 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
Daughters of Damon 1
Dodge, Carl F. 1
Eather, Edgar 1
Erskine, Hazel Gaudet 1
Feemster, Dolores 1
Fife, James 1
Fleischmann, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951 1
Foley, Roger T. 1
Frandsen, Peter, 1876-1967 1
Freemasons 1
Gibson, Samuel 1
Gloyd, Howard 1
Grier, Herbert Earl 1
Hadley, Morris 1
Hamlet, Julia 1
Hardy, Roy A., 1886-1974 1
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Hunt, William 1
Isbell, C. V. (Clement V.) 1
Kinnear, John C. 1
Knights Templar (Masonic order) 1
Laxalt, Paul 1
Ledger, John T. 1
Love, Malcolm A. (Malcolm Andrews), 1904-1990 1
Mack, Effie Mona 1
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 1
McCulloch, Frank Walter 1
McHenry, Dean Eugene 1
Mildren, Frank T. (Frank Thomas) 1
Mullins, Ernest 1
Mystic Circle of Service 1
Nelson, Esterline 1
Nevada. State Mental Hospital 1
Ogilvie, George 1
Peterson, Edward C. 1
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Questa, Edward J. 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 1
Riegelhuth, Katharine, 1876-1973 1
Rusco, Elmer R. 1
Russell, George Bradley, 1878-1967 1
Salet, Eugene A. 1
Sanford, William Clark 1
Sawyer, Grant 1
Smith, Alice L., 1902-1990 1
Smith, Lloyd P. 1
Spengler, Kenneth C., 1915-2010 1
Summerfield, Lester D., 1888-1966 1
Swobe, Coe 1
United Spanish War Veterans. Dept. of Nevada 1
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 1
University of Nevada. Board of Regents 1
Wartman, Franklin S. 1
Webb, William D. 1
Whittell, George, 1881-1969 1
Williams, Joseph 1
Woodward, Ullyses S. 1
Wooster, Earl, 1893-1977 1
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