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Browne and Haviland Family Papers

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Identifier: NC1416
Abstract Howard Edgar Browne (1896-1990) attended the University of Nevada (1914-1918), Yale Law School, and Harvard Law School. He served as the District Attorney for Lander County, Nevada from 1922-1942, and was in private practice from 1945-1984. In 1927, Browne married Vera May Haviland, who also attended the University of Nevada. Both the Browne and the Haviland families were early settlers in northern Nevada. The collection contains material related to Browne's time at the University of Nevada,...
Dates: 1911-2021

Robert and Blanche Bryant Papers

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Identifier: NC1358
Abstract Blanche Parker and Robert Bryant graduated from the University of Nevada in 1946 and 1949 respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University, Robert enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After training, he was deployed to Italy where he served during the last year of World War II. During this time, Blanche continued studying and also worked at the Herlong Army Depot in munitions. In 1946, while in her senior year, Blanche and Robert met. They were married on June 11, 1949, at Our Lady of the...
Dates: 1939-1949

Commencement Invitation Collection

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Identifier: 2015-13
Abstract

The Commencement Invitation Collection was discovered by Lou Allard during the demolition of a home in Reno, Nevada. The collection includes commencement invitations between 1882-1906 sent to Benjamin Franklin and Isabel Leete from various individuals graduating from Bishop Whitaker's School for Girls and the University of Nevada.

Dates: 1882-1906

Clel Georgetta Papers

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Identifier: 99-42
Abstract Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter...
Dates: 1916-1979

Don Spaulding Papers

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Identifier: NC1380
Abstract

Donald R. Spaulding was a student at the University of Nevada, Reno in the late 1950s, graduating in 1962. The collection contains two stories written by Spaulding, one from his time at the University and the other from a trip he made to Nevada in 1976, biographical information, and an article regarding a nudist hoax at Likes Lake.

Dates: 1985-circa 2017

Stanley G. Palmer and Prouty Family Papers

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Identifier: NC1409
Abstract

Stanley Gustavus Palmer (1887-1975) and Ethel Grace Prouty (1887-1947) were residents of Reno, Nevada and attended the University of Nevada. Stanley was an instructor, professor, and dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Nevada from 1915-1957. The collection contains personal papers and photographs taken by Stanley as well as postcards from the Prouty family.

Dates: 1894-1960s