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University of Nevada, Reno Architectural Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0416
Abstract The University of Nevada began in Elko, Nevada, but never attracted more than thirty-five students in a single year. In 1885, the legislature made arrangements for moving the institution to Reno. In August 1885, they broke ground for the first university building in Reno, the future Morrill Hall, which was completed in 1886. Collection consists of architectural drawings, maps, and diagrams of various university buildings and campus maps, 1886-present, with architectural drawings forming the...
Dates: 1885-2000

Edward S. Parsons Papers

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Identifier: 82-02
Scope and Contents Specifications for Parsons’ architectural drawings (drawings separated to NAA3). Other business materials such as payroll and accounts also included. In an attempt to facilitate easier access, when possible both job number, standardized title, and location of building have been included even if both are not represented on the original folder title.
Dates: 1949-1981

Architectural Drawing of Proposed Buildings for the University of Nevada

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Identifier: AC 0571
Abstract Walter Danforth Bliss was born in Nevada on August 23, 1872, the second youngest child of Duane Leroy Bliss, Sr. and Elizabeth T. Tobey Bliss. His father co-founded the Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company in 1873. Walter earned a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in about 1895 and worked as a draftsman with McKim, Mead and White Architects in New York, New York, from 1895-1898. The collection consists of one encapsulated...
Dates: circa 1908

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