Student movements -- Nevada -- Reno

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Paul S. Adamian Papers

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Identifier: AC 0403
Overview Paul S. Adamian was a professor of English who joined the University of Nevada faculty as a lecturer in 1966, became an assistant professor in 1968, and was granted tenure in the 1969/70 school year. The collection includes general correspondence, copies of legal records, ephemera, and newspaper clippings, 1970-1979, and materials regarding his teaching appointment at Southern Oregon College prior to becoming faculty at the University of Nevada, 1965-1966.
Dates: 1965-1996

Black Lives Matter Student Expressions Project Records

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Identifier: AC 0703
Overview The Black Lives Matter Students Expressions project was founded by Everett Jackson and Devin Williams, both staff in the University of Nevada, Reno Las Vegas Office for Prospective Students, in response to ongoing police violence against Black people and the increasingly widespread concern and protests against the violence as well as the "Listen to Us" platform and an open letter from Black student leaders. The collection contains the stories of the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) student...
Dates: 2020

Governor's Day Papers

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Identifier: AC 0020
Abstract Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, students that opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day, May 5, 1970, disrupting the proceedings. A substantial segment of the community was outraged, and voiced their disapproval to the university President, N. Edd Miller, with letters and petitions calling for the discharge of faculty that urged and directed the disruption and the expulsion of students that participated. Letters and petitions sent to...
Dates: 1970

Governor's Day Records

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Identifier: AC 0078
Overview 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 unarmed student protestors were killed by National Guard troops at Kent State University in Ohio. University of Nevada students who opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day as Governor's Day, distributing flyers and posters on campus announcing the rally and opposition to the Governor's Day observances. The collection...
Dates: 1970

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

James W. Hulse Papers

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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.
Dates: 1962-1980

Elmer R. Rusco Papers

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Identifier: AC 0428
Overview Elmer Rusco was a professor in the Political Science Department, director of the Bureau of Governmental Research, and professor emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains Rusco's mateirlas related to the university chapter of the American Association of University Professors and academic freedom issues; student protests against the Vietnam war; student surveys concerning ethnic groups; and miscellaneous teaching and education subjects. They consist of correspondence,...
Dates: 1965-1986