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Identifier: AC 0612
Overview Leon W. Hartman (1876-1943) was a professor of Physics at the University of Nevada from 1909-1938 when he became acting president upon the resignation of President Walter E. Clark. He was inaugurated as President on December 15, 1939, serving in that capacity until his death on August 27, 1943, in Palo Alto, California. His presidential portrait was unveiled on May 7, 1945. The collection is composed of biographical material, correspondence, a monograph about electrical engineering written by...
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,...