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University of Nevada, Reno, Bureau of Governmental Research Records

Identifier: AC 0259
Abstract The Bureau of Governmental Research was established in 1959 as a research and service arm of the history and political science department to provide opportunities for staff and students to engage in research projects to advance the understanding of the governmental process, and to gather information concerning state and local government. The collection conatins manuscripts and drafts, data, correspondence, transcribed interviews, and reports developed for bureau publications, including the...
Dates: 1960-1979

University of Nevada, Center for Western North American Studies Records

Identifier: AC 0406
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963, to support a systematic study of Nevada and the Western North American region, and to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The records in this collection are primarily executive board minutes, reports, memorandums, correspondence, 1963-1969, and the Center's chronological files, 1965-1967. Also included are acquisition correspondence and reports, 1963-1966; general...
Dates: 1963-1970

Governor's Day records

Identifier: AC 0061
Abstract Arranged in alphabetical order by name Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, the event was scheduled the same week that American troops went into Cambodia, and four student protestors were killed by National Guard troops at Kent State University in Ohio. Students who opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day as Governor's Day, which became a march toward the stadium where the military review was being held. The students marched into the...
Dates: 1970

Honorary Degree Recipients Records

Identifier: AC 0295

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

University of Nevada, Reno, Human Relations Commission Records

Identifier: AC 0092
Abstract The Human Relations Commission was formed in June 1968 by university president N. Edd Miller, when called upon by the Human Relations Action Council to publicly affirm the university's opposition to all attitudes and practices which would discourage members of minority groups from applying or remaining at the University. The first meeting was held in September and was charged by Miller with a ten-point program which covered all the major proposals recommended by the Human Relations Action...
Dates: 1968-1975

Elmer R. Rusco Papers

Identifier: AC 0428
Abstract Elmer Rusco was a professor in the Political Science Department, director of the Bureau of Governmental Research, and professor emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains Rusco's mateirlas related to the university chapter of the American Association of University Professors and academic freedom issues; student protests against the Vietnam war; student surveys concerning ethnic groups; and miscellaneous teaching and education subjects. They consist of correspondence,...
Dates: 1965-1986

Center for Western North American Studies records

Identifier: AC 0212
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963 to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The Center was placed at the Desert Research Institute for administrative purposes, and an ad-hoc Executive Board was established to develop policy. Records include a proposal for retention of state and local government documents, by Ronald Lee Watson, March 1964; reports of staff activities; information on the Basque studies program and...
Dates: 1964-1968

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