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History of the Orvis School of Nursing

Identifier: AC 0182

The Orvis School of Nursing was authorized and established on the Reno campus in 1955, opened its doors to students in the fall of 1957, and received its first national accreditation in 1963. It is named after Arthur E. Orvis, a long time resident of western Nevada and benefactor of the school. Collection consists of script and photographs for a brochure to be produced for the University of Nevada centennial, 1974, on the history of the school.

Dates: 1974

Orvis School of Nursing Records

Identifier: AC 0649
Abstract The records include architectural drawings, audio recordings of early faculty and students, biographical information about Arthur E. and Mae Emma Z. Orvis, by-laws, ceremony programs, correspondence, a guest register for School events, information about the history of the School and activities of its Alumni Association chapter, marketing material, meeting minutes, publications, scrapbooks, self-evaluation reports, and working agreements with hospitals. Founded in 1956, the Orvis School of...
Dates: 1947-2016

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