Scrapbooks

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Scope Note: To be used for assemblages of text with objects, ephemera, etc; see also Albums for assemblages of only photographs.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Robert and Blanche Bryant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1358
Abstract Blanche Parker and Robert Bryant graduated from the University of Nevada in 1946 and 1949 respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University, Robert enlisted in the Army Air Corps. After training, he was deployed to Italy where he served during the last year of World War II. During this time, Blanche continued studying and also worked at the Herlong Army Depot in munitions. In 1946, while in her senior year, Blanche and Robert met. They were married on June 11, 1949, at Our Lady of the...
Dates: 1939-1949

Cronin Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0528
Abstract

Donald Cronin (1938-2002) was a member of the Reno Ski Club, a Reno High School graduate, and a member of University of Nevada, Reno's varsity ski team from 1957-1959. The collection contains one scrapbook of primarily newspaper clippings about Donald Cronin's participation in regional skiing events, along with some photographs.

Dates: 1952-2001; Majority of material found within 1957-1959

Mahlon Fairchild Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-33
Abstract

Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.

Dates: 1913; 1968

Carmelina and Edward Grundel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0654
Abstract Carmelina Leone (Bergeret) Grundel '45 (dietetics) and Edward Grundel, Jr. '43 (mining engineering) were married in 1943, during World War II. They met as undergraduates at the University of Nevada. The collection consists of material from the time Carmelina Bergeret and Edward Grundel were students at the University, including student handbooks and campus event programs. Later material includes newspaper clippings mostly about University students, correspondence, and a scrapbook with many...
Dates: 1919-2009

Len Harris Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: NC689
Abstract

Includes clippings, posters, sample ballots, and advertising handouts (balloons, ruler) for Harris' mayoral campaigns; birthday cards; and articles about Reno's growth and development, particularly through urban renewal.

Dates: 1955-1959

W. Edmund Hood Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: NC1111
Abstract

Scrapbooks of photos, postcards, and other souvenirs of vacations and cruises to the U.S., Europe, and around the world.

Dates: 1910-1946

Jake Lawlor Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0572
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1908-1993

Jean S. McElrath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 97-16
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada writer. In 1965 she was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included in this collection are scrapbooks and loose clippings, 1943-1969, composed mostly of McElrath's published articles about Elko and Wells, Nevada; financial notebooks, 1943-1959,...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1943-1977

Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, N. Edd Miller

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0525
Abstract Dr. Newton Edd Miller (1920-2004) was born in Houston, Texas. He obtained his bachelor's degree and a master's degree from the University of Texas in Austin. Miller was appointed as the first chancellor of the University of Nevada's Reno campus on February 11, 1966. In 1967, he became the President of the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection consists of a 1966 certificate of congratulations to N. Edd Miller upon his installation as the first chancellor of the Reno campus of the...
Dates: 1966-1973

Carol Nabors Collection of Joanne de Longchamps Materials

 Collection
Identifier: NC1355
Abstract

Carol Darwin Nabors attended high school in Hollywood, California with Joanne (Cutten) de Longchamps. Joanne Cutten de Longchamps was born in Los Angeles in 1923 and attended schools in Los Angeles and Paris where she studied painting and music, both of which she pursued later in life. The collection contains scrapbooks that include copies of Joanne's poems, correspondence, articles, programs, greeting cards, and photographs of Joanne and her interests.

Dates: 1943-1951