Universities and colleges -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0390
Overview The University of Nevada Alumni Association was organized in 1894/95 and encourages the relationship between the university and its alumni to promote the welfare of the institution. The Association's activities include regional chapters, support for student activities, and alumni continuing education. The collection includes minutes and correspondence of the Alumni Council and Executive Committee, various alumni committees, homecoming programs and reunions.
Identifier: AC 0687
Overview Evalyn Titus Dearmin graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1956. She worked at UNR in the College of Education on a federal grant project on ethnic heritage in the 1970s. Collection contains materials collected on native languages and culture as well as photographs of UNR in the 1950s.
Identifier: AC 0517
Overview Mary Sue Ferrell graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1971 with a Bachelor's of Arts in History. Collection contains a Teenage Opportunity Program patch, a UNR Centennial lapel pin, and a blue UNR pin.
Dates: circa 1965-1971
Identifier: AC 0647
Overview The Charles Greenhaw Papers consist of his unpublished manuscript about the history of community colleges in Nevada :People's Colleges. The manuscript includes transcriptions of oral histories of people who could share information about how Nevada's community colleges were created. These contributors include: Paul Laxalt, Helen Harris, P. Michael Marfisi, Paul Sawyer, Norman Glaser, Hugh Collett, Burnell Larson, Bill Wunderlich, Frederick Anderson, Sue Ballew, Delna Day, Pepper Sturm, Jr.; Amy...
Dates: circa 1996
Identifier: AC 0030
Overview The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics administers the University's men's and women's intercollegiate sports programs. The University of Nevada, Reno was a member of the Northern California Athletic Conference from 1954-1968, the West Coast Athletic Conference from 1969-1979, and the Big Sky Conference from 1979-1992. The collection consists of 198 reels of 16mm film and VHS copies produced by the Athletic Department of the University of Nevada, Reno of intercollegiate athletic events....
Identifier: AC 0670
Overview Papers from Larry Struve's time as a member of the University of Nevada Alumni Association governing board from 1970-1980, including his year as president of the Association in 1973-1974 and the campaign to restore Morrill Hall, which was successfully completed in 1978.
Identifier: AC 0563
Overview Charles Johnstone Armstrong, 10th president of the University of Nevada, was born on June 22, 1911, in Victoria, British Columbia. He attended Victoria College and graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1932. He received his doctoral degree in classical philology from Harvard University in 1936. Charles J. Armstrong (1911-1994) served as the 10th president of the University of Nevada, Reno from 1958-1967. The collection contains records created by the Office of the President...
Identifier: AC 0613
Overview The University of Nevada, Reno Campus Centennial Records include copies of "The First Century" by Bob Blesse and James Hulse, correspondence, planning committee material, "Laying the Cornerstone" etchings by Nevada artist Roy Purcell, marketing material, a special supplement to the Reno-Gazette Journal, proclamations by Governor Richard Bryan and Mayor Peter Sferrazza, program brochures, and videotapes of the ceremony.
Identifier: AC 0635
Overview Steward Hall was the second building constructed on the University of Nevada campus in 1889. It was later demolished. in The Stewart Hall Records consist of a safety survey conducted in January 1958, and an article about the removal of the building's upper levels from September 1959. 2013 email from Alumna Patricia Sue Hamilton describes the evacuation of the building during a 1957 earthquake, which led to the removal of the building's upper levels in 1959.
Dates: 1958 - 1959; 2013
Identifier: AC 0664
Overview Collection contains informational and promotional material created by a variety of administrative and departmental units at the University of Nevada, Reno. Administrative records, marketing material and publications vary with each organization.