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University of Nevada, Reno, Bureau of Governmental Research Records

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Identifier: AC 0259
Abstract 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

Warren L. d'Azevedo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0221
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1959-1987

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

Louis E. Lomax Papers

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Identifier: 82-30
Abstract Louis E. Lomax was an African-American author, journalist, and professor best known for his work on race relations in America. He was the author of multiple books and articles, including The Reluctant African (1960), The Negro Revolt (1962), When the Word is Given (1963), and To Kill a Blackman: The Shocking Parallel in the Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King...
Dates: 1943-1972; Majority of material found within 1958-1970

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

Reno Area Human Relations Council Records

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Identifier: NC531
Abstract

Primarily correspondence from council members David W. Heron and Russell Benedict regarding the Council's efforts to fight Nevada's civil rights problems.,Also included is a status report on the state-wide civil rights movement, 1964 demographics on Nevada, summaries of meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1964

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 88-28
Abstract

This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Dates: 1958-1987

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 90-85
Abstract

These papers, a continuation of collection number 88-28, resulted from an ethnic studies class at UNR in the fall, 1988 semester. Included are reviews of movies, written papers, taped interviews and interview transcripts of the following ethnic or religious groups in Nevada: Afro-Americans, Japanese, Italians, Jews, Portuguese, Thais, Native Americans, Micronesians, and Greeks. For other related materials see collection 88-28 by the same author.

Dates: 1988

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Adamian, Paul S., 1930- 1
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
Badt, Milton B. 1
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967 1
Berlin, Ellin 1
Chung, Sue Fawn 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
Eather, Edgar 1
Fife, James 1
Fleischmann, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951 1
Foley, Roger T. 1
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Frandsen, Peter, 1876-1967 1
Grier, Herbert Earl 1
Guild, Clark J., 1887-1971 1
Hadley, Morris 1
Hardy, Roy A., 1886-1974 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Human Relations Council 1
Isbell, C. V. (Clement V.) 1
Kinnear, John C. 1
Ledger, John T. 1
Lomax, Louis E., 1922-1970 1
Love, Malcolm A. (Malcolm Andrews), 1904-1990 1
Mack, Effie Mona 1
McCulloch, Frank Walter 1
McHenry, Dean Eugene 1
Mildren, Frank T. (Frank Thomas) 1
Nevada. Legislature 1
Ogilvie, George 1
Pittman, Vail Montgomery, 1880-1964 1
Questa, Edward J. 1
Reno Area Human Relations Council 1
Riegelhuth, Katharine, 1876-1973 1
Salet, Eugene A. 1
Sanford, William Clark 1
Sawyer, Grant 1
Smith, Lloyd P. 1
Spengler, Kenneth C., 1915-2010 1
Summerfield, Lester D., 1888-1966 1
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Human Relations Action Council 1
University of Nevada. Board of Regents 1
Wartman, Franklin S. 1
Whittell, George, 1881-1969 1
Wooster, Earl, 1893-1977 1
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