Libraries -- Nevada
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Early Public Libraries of Nevada
Linda P. Newman was a student at the University of Nevada, Reno, and later served as the Univrersity Library mines librarian. The collection contains a history of the state's public libraries, including their beginnings in bookstores, churches, and civic organizations; and collected histories of public libraries still in existence in 1969.
Getchell Library Building Records
The Getchell Library building served as the third home for the University of Nevada, Reno's main library from 1961 until 2008. It was demolished in December 2013 to make room for the new Pennington Student Achievement Center. The collection contains materials relating to the history of the building, including specifications, remodel information, and cornerstone dedication. Additionally, the time capsule from the demolition of the building is also included.
Martha Gould Papers
Martha Gould is the former director of Washoe County Library System, presidential appointee to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS), and an active member of the northern Nevada Community. The collection contains materials that span Martha's career from her first library job in New York City through her retirement, appointment to the NCLIS, and her work with a variety of non-library related organizations in northern Nevada.
Nevada Library Association Records
The Nevada Library Association is the state professional organization for librarians in Nevada. Begun in 1946, the organization functions mainly to provide networking, training, and educational opportunities for librarians in the state. Collection contains mostly 20th century records of the Nevada Library Association and includes minutes and other documentary files.
Nevada Women's Archives Project Records
Sierra Libraries Information Consortium Records
Correspondence, meeting notices, minutes, notes, printed material from the Sierra Libraries Information Consortium in Nevada and California. Material from 1976-1979.