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University of Nevada. Correspondence Study Department records

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Identifier: AC 0501
Abstract The University of Nevada first offered correspondence courses in the fall of 1944. The Correspondence Study Department was established in 1945. The College of Arts and Science was responsible for administration of correspondence study from 1944 through May 1, 1947. In June 1947, administrative responsibility for correspondence study was unofficially transferred to the Office of Admissions and Records. That office oversaw correspondence study through early 1950, when the School of Education...
Dates: 1944

Correspondence Study Department Reports

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Identifier: AC 0497
Overview In June 1947, administrative responsibility for correspondence study was unofficially transferred from the College of Arts and Science to the Office of Admissions and Records, with the change officially established in 1948. There was a Director of Correspondence from 1947 through June 1948. The collection consists of the first list of correspondence courses offered by the University of Nevada, the Home Study at the University of Nevada Announcement of Courses (1948); reports of registration for...
Dates: 1944-1950

Conference on Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980's Collection

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Identifier: AC 0071
Overview The conference, "The Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980's" was a series of lectures and symposia held in April 1980, to stimulate discussion and to re-examine the role of higher education in society, and specifically in Nevada society, at the beginning of the 1980s. The collection contains general correspondence, brochures, the grant proposal, final report of the conference, and 12 audiocassettes of the speakers and panel discussions.
Dates: 1980

Warren L. d'Azevedo Papers

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Identifier: AC 0221
Overview Warren L. d'Azevedo was an Anthropology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1963-1988. The collection consists of materials and records developed and used by d'Azevedo in both his University and non-University (Nevada) involvement and interest in ethnic and minority issues including with the University Human Relations Action Council (later Commission) which worked with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, UNR Black Student Union, Race Relations Center of Reno, National Association...
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1959-1987

Warren L. d'Azevedo Records

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Identifier: AC 0280
Overview Warren L. d'Azevedo (1920-2014) was Professor Emeritus and founder of the Anthropology Department of the University of Nev., Reno, whose studies focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the United States, especially on the Washo Indians, and on Africa. The collections contains records used by d'Azevedo for the 1990 reprint of American Indian and Black Students at the University of Nevada, Reno: 1874-1974, originally published in 1975. Some materials in...
Dates: 1966-1988

University of Nevada, Reno, Division of Continuing Education Records

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Identifier: AC 0504
Overview The Division of Continuing Education functioned as the academic outreach arm of the University, providing university level, lifelong educational opportunities for Nevadans. The collection is comprised of administrative records, an Academic Credit Policies and Procedures Manual, annual reports, Art of the Children's Book Festival marketing material; correspondence, course catalogs, and newsletters. Of particular interest is a 1988 questionnaire response by Grace M. Donehower, Associate Director...
Dates: 1981-2003

John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

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Identifier: 2013-11
Overview Materials cover John Ensign's career as a U.S. Senator from Nevada from 2001 until his resignation on May 3, 2011. Files are only from his Washington D.C. office, with the bulk coming from Ensign's first term during the 107th to 109th congresses (2001-2006). The collection include correspondence, speeches, schedules, legislative work on bills and hearings, news clips, reports, and some audio/visual records. A few photographs and memorabilia are also included.
Dates: 1987-2011

University of Nevada, Reno, Extended Programs and Continuing Education Records

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Identifier: AC 0503
Overview The University of Nevada established the Office of Statewide Services on April 1, 1954. This unit was also called General University Extension. In 1977, General University Extension became Extended Programs and Continuing Education, with an Independent Study Department. The collection includes correspondence and course catalogs.
Dates: 1977-1979

University of Nevada, Reno, Extended Studies Records

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Identifier: AC 0507
Overview Extended Studies functions as the academic outreach arm of the University, providing university-level, lifelong educational opportunities for Nevadans. Live distance education courses are offered for remote students to enable them to earn college credit or for professional development. The Program for Adult College Education (PACE) offers a way for undergraduate students to earn a degree by taking evening and weekend classes. Extended Studies administers courses required for certification of...
Dates: 2003-2019

Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records

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Identifier: 2001-01
Overview Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
Dates: 1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

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Abbie, Ruth 1
Adamian, Paul S. 1
Agricultural Chemicals Conference (7th: January 1970: Reno, Nev.) 1
Allen, Beatrice 1
American Association of University Women. Nevada Division 1
Anderson, James T. (Engineer) 1
Armstrong, Charles J. 1
Associated Students of the University of Nevada 1
Barrett School District no. 13 1
Benjamin, Thomas D. 1
Bennett, Barbara, 1923-1993 1
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park (Nev.) 1
Bestor, Arthur Eugene 1
Brown School (Reno, Nev.) 1
Brown, Harold N. 1
Brown, Rolf 1
Burton, Carlene 1
Business and Professional Women 1
Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975 1
Carson Indian School (Carson City, Nev.) 1
Center for Religion and Life 1
Center for Western North American Studies 1
Childs, Gayle B. 1
Citizens' Advisory Committee for the College of Agriculture 1
Citizens' Committee for Public Schools (Washoe County, Nev.) 1
Clark, Rudy 1
College of Education Advisory Committee 1
Conference on The Crisis in Values: Its Meaning for Higher Education in the 1980's (1980 : Reno, Nev.) 1
Cook, Evelyn 1
Craven, Thomas O. 1
Deming, Meryl William 1
Derby, Jill 1
Donnelly, Charles R. 1
Ensign, John E. (John Eric), 1958- 1
Forbes, Jack D 1
Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies 1
Frazier, Maude 1
Freemasons 1
George Peabody College for Teachers. Division of Surveys and Field Services 1
George Whittell Forest and Wildlife Area. Board of Directors (Nev.) 1
Gilbertson, John 1
Glaser, Norman, 1921-1999 1
Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979 1
Gourley, Josette 1
Greenhaw, Charles R. 1
Harris, Fred 1
Harris, Helen Kinney 1
Hartman, Leon Wilson 1
Holley, Delbert 1
Hug, Procter R. 1
Hughes, Howard, 1905-1976 1
Hulse, James W. 1
Job Corps (U.S.) 1
Johnson, Mary Woods 1
Junior Achievement. Western Nevada 1
Laxalt, Paul 1
League to Save Lake Tahoe 1
Mackay School of Mines 1
Mackay School of Mines. Hard Rock Miners 1
Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene) 1
Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture 1
Max C. Fleischmann Foundation of Nevada 1
Mcbride, Terri 1
Milam, Max 1
Miller, N. Edd 1
Miller, Richard Gordon 1
Miltenberger, Pat (Patricia K.) 1
Mooney School (Harriman, Tenn.) 1
Mundt, Allen V. 1
National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools 1
National Collegiate Athletic Association 1
National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 1
Neuberger, Gay C., Dr. 1
Nevada Adult Education Association 1
Nevada Congress of Parents and Teachers 1
Nevada Congress of Parents and Teachers. Elko 1
Nevada Educational Association 1
Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Nevada Indian Commission 1
Nevada School Survey Committee 1
Nevada Southern University 1
Nevada State Education Association 1
Nevada State Teachers' Institute 1
Nevada State University 1
Nevada State University. Department of University Extension 1
Nevada Symphonic Association (Reno, Nev.) 1
Nevada Technical Institute. Citizens' Advisory Committee for the Law Enforcement Degree Program 1
Nevada. 150th Anniversary Commission 1
Nevada. Fish and Game Commission 1
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