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Identifier: AC 0499
Abstract The Nevada State Normal School was established by an act of the Legislature on February 7, 1887, with the goal of training teachers for Nevada's rural and graded schools. While affiliated with the University's Department of Education in the College of Arts and Science, it was called the Junior Normal College. The records include a 15 page issue of the University of Nevada Bulletin that describes the Department of Education and the State Normal School, a four-page overview of the Normal School,...
Identifier: AC 0597
Abstract In the Act of the Nevada legislature, approved February 7, 1887, the President of the University, under the direction of the Board of Regents, was required "to establish and maintain training or model schools, and require the pupils of the University to teach and instruct classes therein." The records include a history of the high school from Samuel Doten's "An Illustrated History of the University of Nevada," enrollment registers, commencement programs, and the first yearbook of the school,...