Universities and colleges -- Nevada
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.