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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

University of Nevada, Center for Western North American Studies Records

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Identifier: AC 0406
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963, to support a systematic study of Nevada and the Western North American region, and to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The records in this collection are primarily executive board minutes, reports, memorandums, correspondence, 1963-1969, and the Center's chronological files, 1965-1967. Also included are acquisition correspondence and reports, 1963-1966; general correspondence,...
Dates: 1963-1970

Interview of Carl Dodge

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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

JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

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Identifier: NC1329
Overview JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. The collection contains materials from Professor Elmer Rusco concerning the McDermitt Reservation, Paiute Indian history, his paper delivered to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference (1984), notes, some correspondence, and copies of National Archives documents. It also includes copies of oral history interview transcripts made by Peden with Paiute individuals for UNR Oral History Program and a draft...
Dates: 1965-2006

Friends of Pyramid Lake Records

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Identifier: 94-54
Overview "Friends of Pyramid" was a Nevada non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to support and work in concert with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to protect and preserve the unique resources of Pyramid Lake and its environs. Included are minutes, agendas, correspondence, position papers, membership rolls, special events files, articles about Pyramid Lake, correspondence with other environmental organizations, subject files, and clippings. Dates range from 1968-1997 with the majority of material...
Dates: 1968-1997; Majority of material found within 1982-1997

Governor's Day records

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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...
Dates: 1970

Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 11, Great Basin Indians Editorial Materials

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Identifier: 92-08
Overview Volume 11 of the Smithsonian's Handbook of North American Indians, focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the American west, and included cultural, historical, prehistorical, and technological information about the Paiute, Washo, Shoshoni, Ute, and Bannock Indians. Editorial files include correspondence between editors and authors, meeting reports, planning committee materials, general business records, draft chapters, and final essays. Material between 1970-1985.
Dates: 1970-1985

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

University of Nevada, Reno, Human Relations Commission Records

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Identifier: AC 0092
Overview The Human Relations Commission was formed in June 1968 by university president N. Edd Miller, when called upon by the Human Relations Action Council to publicly affirm the university's opposition to all attitudes and practices which would discourage members of minority groups from applying or remaining at the University. The first meeting was held in September and was charged by Miller with a ten-point program which covered all the major proposals recommended by the Human Relations Action...
Dates: 1968-1975

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