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University of Nevada, Reno Alumni Association Records

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Identifier: AC 0343
Overview The University of Nevada Alumni Association was organized in 1894 and encourages the relationship between the University and its alumni to promote the welfare of the institution; in 1947, it became a private corporation. The Association's activities include regional chapters, support for student activities, and alumni continuing education. Collection contains a variety of material relating to the history of the Alumni Association, including the 1917 constitution, bylaws, Executive Committee...

University of Nevada, Reno. Facilities Services. Campus Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: AC 0645
Overview Collection includes original blueprints and drawings of remodeling work for various University buildings during the twentieth century.

Land-Grant College Radio Hour

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Identifier: AC 0110
Overview The Land-Grant College Radio Hour was performed at the University of Nevada for the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), on July 20, 1938. Alfred L. Higginbotham, journalism professor, wrote the script and directed the production. The collection contains the script, six phonograph recordings of the program, including the sound of the Morrill Hall bell, a scrapbook which...

Larry Struve Papers

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Identifier: AC 0670
Overview Papers from Larry Struve's time as a member of the University of Nevada Alumni Association governing board from 1970-1980, including his year as president of the Association in 1973-1974 and the campaign to restore Morrill Hall, which was successfully completed in 1978.

Morrill Hall "Bell Clapper Caper" Papers

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Identifier: AC 0514
Abstract In the 1950s, some students participated in an almost annual prank of removing the bell clapper from Morrill Hall. When the bell clapper disappeared in 1956, however, its whereabouts remained unknown for 56 years. In 2012, Marilyn Melton discovered the clapper in an unopened box that had been in storage since the death of her husband, journalist Rollan Melton, in 2002. The papers consist of several articles Guy Clifton wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal in June and July of 2012, along with two...

Edward S. Parsons Architectural Drawings

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Identifier: NAA3
Abstract Edward Shier Parsons graduated in architecture studies. Contains architectural drawings include those for residences, schools, churches, the Nevada State Hospital, and Fire stations. Drawings for the following historic restoration projects are also included: Lake Mansion, Reno Bower's Mansion, Washoe Valley Driggs House and Piper's Opera House, Virginia City Berlin Mill, Berlin, Nevada Nevada State Capitol building, Carson City Douglas County Court House and Morrill Hall, University of...