College sports -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0477
Overview The Board of Regents was established by the Nevada State Constitution in 1864 with the first Board created in 1865. The Board is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. Records consist of agendas, minutes, and materials submitted during Board meetings and used by the secretary of the Board to prepare the final minutes, including Nevada System of Higher Education budget reports.
Identifier: AC 0640
Overview The replica Fremont Cannon was donated by the Kennecott Copper Corporation to the University of Nevada on November 26, 1970, in Las Vegas during the homecoming football game between the UNLV Rebels and the UNR Wolf Pack. The seven foot long cannon became the largest and most expensive trophy in college football and a revolving trophy going to the victor of the annual football game between the Reno and Las Vegas campuses. Collection consists of correspondence from the Kennecott Copper...
Identifier: AC 0492
Overview The Halftone Relief Plates and Letterpress University Archives Collection consists of halftone relief plates and letterpress images mounted on wood depicting images of various men’s and women’s sports teams, the Nevada State University Cadet Corps and band, campus buildings, Clarence Mackay, and the Mackay statue.
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.
Identifier: AC 0572
Overview Glenn "Jake" Lawlor (1907-1980) was a University of Nevada student where he played both football and basketball. Upon graduation, he coached sports in the northern Nevada area before returning to coach baseball and basketball at the University of Nevada. He eventually became the Director of Athletics from 1959 until 1970. The collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Lawlor's wife, Erma Lawlor, that was presented to him at his retirement in 1972. The scrapbook includes certificates, game...
Identifier: AC 0575
Abstract The University of Nevada, Reno, was a member of the Big Sky Conference from 1979-1992, and was in Division I-AA. When it became a member of the Big West Conference in 1992, it moved up to Division I-A. In 2000, it joined the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and later became a member of the Mountain West Conference in 2012. Records include athletes' flyers, game programs, histories of sports at the University; information about University President Joe Crowley's term as NCAA President,...
Identifier: AC 0556
Overview John Mark Lilley was born on March 24, 1939, in Converse, Louisiana, the son of a Baptist minister. He graduated from Baylor University in 1964 with bachelor's degrees in music education and church music and a master's degree in music. He then worked at the University of Southern California and entered its doctoral program. He taught at The Claremont Colleges from 1966-1976, completing his Ph.D. in music from USC in 1971. John M. Lilley served as the fourteenth president of the University of...
Identifier: AC 0581
Abstract The collection is composed of 13 original score books for the University of Nevada's varsity basketball team. The scores of the basketball game were hand recorded in the score books, tracking the players' field goals and fouls in each half of the game, for both the University of Nevada and the opposing team. It also lists the umpires, timekeepers, scorers, and game referees.
Identifier: AC 0610
Abstract The Wolf Pack Edge Collection includes media guides and marketing material for several University Wolf Pack sports, athletes, and coaches; the first two issues of "The Total Pack Edge" newspaper, along with master pages and covers for some of its issues; transcripts of some of its articles; business records; and biographical information about founder and publisher Ken Moen. Included are CDs and zip disks containing varied content from the newspaper.