Universities and colleges -- Societies, etc

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Agricultural Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0355
Overview The Agricultural Club, better known as the "Aggies" or the Aggie Club, was organized in 1909, and included the agricultural faculty, and students in agriculture and home economics. The collection contains records that cover the club's activities, 1924-1959, in the form of scrapbooks and minutes, as well as the organization's constitution, a dance announcement sign, and a wolf caricature drawing.

Associated Students of the University of Nevada records

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Identifier: AC 0272
Overview The records in this collection include ASUN Senate minutes, correspondence, organizational documents, marketing material about ASUN events, publications, reports, ASUN Bookstore records, Wolves Frolic programs, and information about recognized honorary and social student organizations. Club records may include articles of incorporation, correspondence, and event flyers. Of interest is a poster autographed by entertainer Red Skelton concerning his 1983 appearance on campus to give a lecture.

Coffin and Keys Records

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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...

University of Nevada, Reno Greek Organizations Collection

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Identifier: AC 0587
Overview The University of Nevada's Fraternity and Sorority Community exists to promote a unified community of integrity, character, and cultural diversity. The collection contains primarily flyers posted and distributed throughout campus regarding special events hosted by various Greek organizations.

David Walker Hayes Papers

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Identifier: AC 0059
Overview David Walker Hayes attended the University of Nevada, 1896-1900. He was a resident of Lincoln Hall Dormitory, and participated in athletics and various student societies. Robert M. Brambila was a 1897 graduate from the University. The collection contains university memorabilia: room and board receipts, athletic and theatrical programs, and photographs. Included is copy of letter to Hayes from Robert M. Brambila, while Brambila was in the Philippine Islands, June 8, 1899.

University Archives Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: AC 0664
Overview Collection contains informational and promotional material created by a variety of administrative and departmental units at the University of Nevada, Reno. Administrative records, marketing material and publications vary with each organization.

Women's Faculty Club Scrapbooks

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Identifier: AC 0257
Abstract The Women's Faculty Club began about 1906 as the Faculty Wives Club, and was limited to faculty wives. When Euphemia Clark, wife of university president Walter E. Clark, became president in 1918, she successfully proposed changing the requirements and opened the club to women faculty and to wives of men affiliated with the university in a professional capacity. A section of the club, the Newcomers, welcomed new faculty. The collection consist of three scrapbooks covering the activities of the...

Young Women's Christian Association (University of Nevada, Reno) Records

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Identifier: AC 0349
Abstract The Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nevada was organized March 25, 1898, and became a charter member of the National YWCA in 1906. The name, Campus Y, was often used to distinguish it from the Reno-Sparks YWCA, formed in 1921. The Campus Y was very active on the campus, and ran a snack bar, provided orientation for new students, and handled the cap and gown concession in addition to a variety of other activities. The records in the collection cover primarily the period...