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Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0296
Abstract The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the...
Dates: 1958-1969

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

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  • Names: Frandsen, Peter, 1876-1967 X

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African Americans -- History -- Nevada 1
Nevada -- Politics and government 1
Nevada -- Race relations 1
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 1
 
Names
Acree, Bert 1
Badie, Margaret 1
Badt, Milton B. 1
Barrington, Richard E. 1
Bastain, Cyril O. 1
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Beatty, Clara 1
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967 1
Berlin, Ellin 1
Blair, Minnie P., 1886-1973 1
Bray, Mildred, 1892- 1
Broadbent, Newell 1
Brown, Merwyn H. 1
Cahlan, A. E. (Albert Edmunds) 1
Cazier, Henry H. 1
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 1
Craven, Thomas O. 1
DeLongchamps, Frederic Joseph 1
Dodge, Carl F. 1
Dressler, Fred, 1898- 1
Dressler, John, 1916-1970 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
Franklin, G. E. (George Edward) 1
Fulstone, Mary 1
Gallagher, Charles D., 1884-1977 1
Garside, Frank F. 1
Gianella, Vincent Paul, 1886-1983 1
Gibson, Samuel 1
Gloyd, Howard 1
Grant, Archie C. 1
Grier, Herbert Earl 1
Guild, Clark J., 1887-1971 1
Hadley, Morris 1
Hamlet, Julia 1
Hardy, Roy A., 1886-1974 1
Hawkins, Katherine 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Houssels, J. Kell 1
Hug, Procter R. 1
Hunt, William 1
Isbell, C. V. (Clement V.) 1
Kinnear, John C. 1
Kneiss, Gilbert H. 1
Knisley, Ray 1
Knudsen, K. O. 1
Lattin, Ralph W. 1
Ledger, John T. 1
Love, Malcolm A. (Malcolm Andrews), 1904-1990 1
Mack, Effie Mona 1
Marston, Edgar J. 1
Marvel, Louise 1
McCulloch, Frank Walter 1
McElrath, Jean S., 1917-1967 1
McHenry, Dean Eugene 1
Merialdo, Peter B., 1899-1975 1
Mildren, Frank T. (Frank Thomas) 1
Mills, Laura E. 1
Moffatt, William H. 1
Mueller, John V. 1
Mullins, Ernest 1
Nelson, Esterline 1
Ogilvie, George 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Questa, Edward J. 1
Riegelhuth, Katharine, 1876-1973 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 1
Ronzone, Bertha 1
Rusco, Elmer R. 1
Russell, Charles H. (Charles Hinton), 1903-1989 1
Salet, Eugene A. 1
Sanford, William Clark 1
Sawyer, Grant 1
Scott, A. L. 1
Seraphine, Mary, Sister 1
Settelmeyer, Fred H., 1892- 1
Sewell, J. Harvey, 1899-1975 1
Sheerin, Chris H. 1
Smith, Alfred Merritt, 1876-1968 1
Smith, Alice L., 1902-1990 1
Smith, Lloyd P. 1
Spann, Harriett Gaddis 1
Spengler, Kenneth C., 1915-2010 1
Summerfield, Lester D., 1888-1966 1
Swobe, Coe 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 1
Walker, Tom P. 1
Wartman, Franklin S. 1
Webb, William D. 1
Whalman, Harold F. 1
Wheeler, Sessions S. 1
Whipple, Reed 1
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