Libraries -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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.
Identifier: AC 0557
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
Identifier: AC 0657
Overview The Nevada Women's Archives Project was a cooperative statewide initiative begun in the Special Collections Department of the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries in 1992 under the direction of former State Senator Jean Ford, who was acting Director of Women's Studies at UNR and the founder of the Nevada Women's History Project. The collection consist of descriptions of the Archives project, correspondence, financial records, minutes of its Advisory Board, information about Jean Ford's...
Abstract Correspondence, meeting notices, minutes, notes, printed material from the Sierra Libraries Information Consortium in Nevada and California. Material from 1976-1979.
Overview The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws;...