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Robert M. Gorrell collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC 0175
Abstract Robert M. Gorell, a graduate of Cornell University, taught at Deep Springs College, Californika, from 1939 to 1942, and at Indiana University from 1942 to 1945. He joined the English Department of the University of Nevada in 1945, serving as Chairman from 1947 to 1965. Gorrell also served as Dean of the Graduate School, Dean of General University Extension, and Dean of the College of Arts and Science, remaining in that post until becoming Vice President for Academic Affairs in 1976. In 1980,...
Dates: 1945-1977

Hilliard Endowment Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0489
Abstract

The Albert and Emily Hilliard Endowment Records consist of annual reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, nominations for candidates for the chair, exhibit brochures, and publicity material. As visiting Hilliard Scholars, highly recognized professors, authors, and artists have lectured, given literary readings, met with classes, conducted workshops and staged exhibits for UNR students, faculty, and the general public; resumes for many Hilliard Scholars are included in the collection.

Dates: 1952-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1992

Charlton Laird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0076
Abstract Charlton G. Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English textbooks with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin American music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of...
Dates: 1924-1980

Charlton Laird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0284
Abstract Charlton Grant Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own numerous publications, both scholarly and fiction, he co-authored English text books with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. Included is correspondence...
Dates: 1927-1982

Oral History Transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0063
Abstract In 1970/71, the Oral History Program at the University of Nevada and the University Archives initiated a program to interview prominent members of the University community to comment on the previous year. The objective was to present a picture of the past year as observed by students, faculty, and others who were involved and concerned with the University. The collection consists of 5 bound volumes of transcribed tapes. Also, there are two reel-to-reel audio tapes (with cassette copies) of...
Dates: 1970-1974

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Laird, Charlton, 1901-1984 4
Carlson, Helen S. 2
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 2
Hulse, James W. 2
Laird, Helene 2
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Liljeblad, Astrid 2
Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel), 1899-2000 2
Urban, Max 2
Albright, Laurie 1
Associated Students of the University of Nevada 1
Barmettler, Edmund R., 1922-2004 1
Barnes, Roberta J. 1
Basta, Samuel M. 1
Bergon, Frank 1
Blesse, Robert E. 1
Bradford, John 1
Burnside, Alan 1
Carpenter, Kenneth 1
Caudle, Sheila 1
Christy, Arthur, 1899-1946 1
Cotton, George 1
Crowley, Joseph N., 1933-2017 1
Davis, Emerson S. 1
De Longchamps, Joanne, 1923-1983 1
Del Papa, Frankie Sue, 1949- 1
Dickstein, Martin 1
Dodson, John 1
Donovan, Ruth H. 1
Driggs, Don W. 1
Elmore, Richard L. 1
Fox, William L., 1949- 1
Grotegut, Eugene K. 1
Harder, Kelsie, (Artist) 1
Havas, Paul 1
Hilts, Ruth G. 1
Howard, Anne Bail, 1927- 1
Jacobsen, Harold 1
Jordan, Teresa 1
Klaich, Daniel J. 1
Kosso, Lenore M. (Lenore Marie) 1
Laird, Floy Davis 1
Lakhani, Abbas Ali 1
Lesperance, Anthony L. 1
Lilly, Luella J. 1
Marschall, John P. 1
Mastroiammi, Robert P. 1
McDonough, Robert E. 1
Miller, Janice 1
Mozingo, Hugh Nelson 1
Otani, William W. 1
Perkins, Charles A. (Charles Alan), 1950- 1
Peterson, Ann 1
Peterson, Gerald 1
Reynolds, Terry 1
Richardson, James T. 1
Ronald, Ann 1
Sharpnack, Rayona 1
Struve, Larry 1
Test, Louis S. 1
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 1
University of Nevada, Reno 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Albert and Emily Hilliard Endowment 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Alumni Association 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Asian-American Alliance 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Black Student Union 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Experimental College 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Faculty Senate 1
University of Nevada, Reno. International Students Club 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Oral History Program 1
Urban, Micheline 1
Wheeler, Sessions S. 1
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