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Honorary Degree Recipients Records

Identifier: AC 0295

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

Nevada, a history of the state from the earliest times through the Civil War

Identifier: 82-03

Effie Mona Mack (1888–1969) was an American historian, educator, and textbook co-author. Collection contains edited manuscript, photographs and maps for Mack's book on the history of Nevada to 1864 (1935). Also included is her syllabus prepared for a high school history class on the history of Nevada (1945)

Dates: 1935; 1945

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