African Americans -- History -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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.
Overview Includes administrative records which detail the origins and completion of the project such as correspondence, reports, and text for the exhibit and publication Nevada Black history: yesterday and today; biographical files on 132 contemporary Black Nevadans which may include a vita, newspaper clippings, and correspondence; materials documenting the effort to attain a state holiday for the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.; catalogs and other print sources which provide information on...
Abstract The Nevada Black History Project was organized in 1989 to bring to light more of the history of the Black presence in this state. Includes administrative records of the project, grant proposals and reports, correspondence, lists of topics and people to be included in the project exhibit and publications, and newspaper clippings and publications about blacks in Nevada and in the United States (1976-1996).
Overview Our Story, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1996 by Kenneth B. Dalton. It strives to seek out, preserve, and exhibit the heritage, culture, contributions, and accomplishments of people whose history is not well represented in northern Nevada, with a large focus on documenting African American history. Collection contains material from the organization's 20th Anniversary celebration and other annual programs.