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Identifier: AC 0492
Overview The Halftone Relief Plates and Letterpress University Archives Collection consists of halftone relief plates and letterpress images mounted on wood depicting images of various men’s and women’s sports teams, the Nevada State University Cadet Corps and band, campus buildings, Clarence Mackay, and the Mackay statue.
Identifier: AC 0483
Overview In 2008, the Mackay School of Mines celebrated its centennial with a gala celebration held at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada on April 26, 2008. The collection contains materials created for the celebration.
Identifier: AC 0511
Abstract John W. Mackay was born in Dublin, Ireland, on November 28, 1831. He came to New York with his family when he was nine. His formal education ended when he went to work at age eleven after the death of his father. After completing an apprenticeship as a shipbuilder, he went to California in 1851. A scrapbook presented to the University of Nevada by Clarence Hungerford Mackay on October 23, 1909. Includes an 1878 portrait of John W. Mackay by Alex Cabanel, three illuminated pages about the...