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Identifier: AC 0065
Overview In April 1973, University President N. Edd Miller appointed the University of Nevada Centennial Committee to plan and execute the observance, in 1974-1975, of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the University of Nevada, Reno. The chairman of the committee was Samuel M. Basta, Dean of Community Relations. The collection contains correspondence, committee minutes, memorandums, and reports, 1973-1975; a traveling slide presentation sponsored by General University Extension in conjunction...
Dates: 1893-1975; Majority of material found within 1971-1975
Identifier: AC 0143
Overview In 1970, James W. Hulse, professor of history, agreed to write the history of the University of Nevada, in anticipation that the publication might appear in the university's centennial year. The University of Nevada: A Centennial History was published in 1974 by the University of Nevada Press. The collection contains notes and materials compiled for writing the centennial history of the university, and include publications, news clippings, reports, and...
Identifier: AC 0578
Abstract On October 27, 1916, a group of ten male students sent a letter to the University President expressing their wish to establish a secret organization for upper-classmen to be known as Coffin and Keys, with membership limited to 15 students. They envisioned the organization's role to be beneficial for the University, by personal example and advisement to improve student life and activities, to act as a medium between faculty and students, and to help the reputation of the University by raising...
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.
Identifier: AC 0061
Overview Arranged in alphabetical order by name Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, the event was scheduled the same week that American troops went into Cambodia, and four student protestors were killed by National Guard troops at Kent State University in Ohio. Students who opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day as Governor's Day, which became a march toward the stadium where the military review was being held. The students marched into the...
Identifier: AC 0489
Overview The Albert and Emily Hilliard Endowment Records consist of annual reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, nominations for candidates for the chair, exhibit brochures, and publicity material. As visiting Hilliard Scholars, highly recognized professors, authors, and artists have lectured, given literary readings, met with classes, conducted workshops and staged exhibits for UNR students, faculty, and the general public; resumes for many Hilliard Scholars are included in the collection.
Dates: 1952-2011; Majority of material found within 1985-1992
Abstract James Hulse was professor of history at the University of Nevada, Reno. Contains newspaper and magazine clippings about nuclear waste disposal in Nevada and water sources for Las Vegas, Nevada. Material between 1990-1994.
Scope and Contents Note on shelf-list card that contents are of American Civil Liberties Union, and U.S. vs. T.C.I.D.
Dates: 20th century
Identifier: AC 0209
Abstract James W. Hulse joined the history department at the University of Nevada in 1962. His research specialization was the history of Nevada and the American West, Russian and modern European social and intellectual history, and was author of a University of Nevada history. Collection contains minutes, notes, and correspondence of committees he served on, causes he supported, comments on his history of the university, and his observations on Governor's Day, 1970.
Identifier: AC 0128
Abstract In 1982, the University went through a series of crises. Due to the state's poor economy the University was asked to cut expenditures, and a controversial Comprehensive Program Review (CPR) was implemented. In October 1982, Chancellor Robert Bersi submitted to the faculty a proposed revised University of Nevada System code which included mandatory psychiatric examinations on demand, granted the Regents the power to make sudden and arbitrary changes in the code, shifted power in personnel...
- Names: Hulse, James W. X
- University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 11
- University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 6
- Student movements -- Nevada -- Reno 2
- Universities and colleges -- Nevada -- Reno -- Administration 2
- Academic freedom -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Artists -- Nevada 1
- Authors -- Nevada 1
- Baccalaureate addresses -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- College students -- Societies and clubs -- Nevada -- Reno -- 21st century 1
- Education -- Nevada 1
- Endowments -- Nevada 1
- Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Nevada 1
- Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Nevada 1
- Humanities -- Nevada -- History 1
- Interviews 1
- Las Vegas (Nev.) 1
- Manuscripts 1
- McGill (Nev.) 1
- Mineral County (Nev.) 1
- Neon lamps -- Nevada 1
- Nevada -- Biography 1
- Nevada -- Description and travel 1
- Nevada -- History 1
- Nevada -- History -- 20th century 1
- Nevada -- History, local 1
- Nevada -- Social life and customs 1
- Radioactive waste disposal -- Nevada 1
- Sagebrush Rebellion (Movement : Nev.) 1
- Secret societies -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Students -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Universities and colleges -- Societies, etc 1
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