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University of Nevada, Reno, Bureau of Governmental Research Records

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Identifier: AC 0259
Overview 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

Interview of Carl Dodge

 Collection
Identifier: NC400
Overview Carl Dodge was a Nevada state senator (Republican) from Churchill County, 1959-1980. The collection contains an unedited transcript of a taped interview conducted by Elmer R. Rusco in which Dodge discussed then recent changes in the Legislature, issues facing future sessions, and related matters.
Dates: 1968 April 11

Elmer R. Rusco Papers

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Identifier: 2004-08
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Rusco's research and publications.
Dates: 1871-2004

Honorary degree recipients records

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Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, Aug. 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

Race and the Nevada legislature, 1860-1970

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Identifier: 99-40
Abstract Elmer R. Rusco was a professor emeritus of Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno. Unpublished manuscript marked "rough draft," summarizes the statutes and resolutions regarding race passed by the legislatures of Nevada, territory and state, from 1860-1970; Nevada Supreme Court decisions arising from these actions; and opinions of the Attorney General regarding these laws (1971).
Dates: 1971

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