College sports -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 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 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.
Dates: 1891-1979; Majority of material found within 1896-1905
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,...