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Identifier: AC 0255
Abstract Alfred Leslie Higginbotham (1895-1967) taught for more than 40 years at the University of Nevada. During his tenure at the University, he served on numerous committees and boards both on and off campus as well as professional journalism societies. He assisted in founding the Nevada State Press Association, was appointed historian of the University of Nevada during World War II, and began the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1948. The collection includes correspondence with students, alumni,...
Identifier: AC 0251
Abstract Jake Highton, a graduate of Pennsylvania State College, 1953, and Ohio State University, 1965, served as a reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun from 1959 to 1962, and as an editorial writer for the Detroit News from 1976 to 1978. In 1981, he joined the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno, journalism department. Manuscript for Nevada newspaper days: a history of journalism in the silver state, published in 1990 by Heritage West Books, Stockton California, on Nevada journalism and...