Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 6, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Leisure Hour Club Records include administrative materials, membership information, programs, and articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs that document the activities of the Leisure Hour Club since it was founded in 1896. The collection is arranged into four series by topic. Series 1 contains administrative and minutes information, a majority of which are minutes. The first set of minutes present in the collection are from 1898 when the club officially incorporated under...
Overview The Baumann family, originally from Ohio, consisted of five siblings, three of whom (Jacob, Sophia (Welch), and Carline) settled in Nevada in the 1870s. The collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from the Baumann siblings as well as other documents from their family. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence to John Piper of the Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada regarding booking performers for the venue.
Dates: 1838-1953; Majority of material found within 1871-1929
Overview 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 Snows...
Identifier: AC 0014
Overview Kenneth J. Carpenter, librarian, came to the University of Nevada in 1962. Among the positions he held until his retirement in 1981, was assistant and associate library director, and head of the Special Collections Department. In addition, he and his wife, Patricia, founded the Black Rock Press in 1964, dedicated to the practice and teaching of finely printed books. The collection consists of minutes, reports, and correspondence and is arranged into four series: Athletic Program Committee,...
Overview Colonel Tyrus William Cobb (1940- ) is a third-generation Nevadan who worked under President Ronald Reagan as a national security advisor as well as the Director of Soviet, European, and Canadian Affairs. Collection contains materials related to Cobb's time working under President Reagan, as well as information from his time in Vietnam and as a professional outside the White House. Collection materials include photos, newspaper clippings, and other documents.
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.
Overview Andrew “Jack” Dieringer (1925-2020) graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1948 with a degree in biology. He began working for the Nevada Fish and Game Commission directly out of college and continued there until his retirement in 1983. Collection includes daily diaries kept by Dieringer from February 1951 to his retirement in 1983 and record his daily work activities, meetings, and trips to the field.
Overview Jane Pickering-Crandell was a photography student of Peter Goin in 1986. The collection contains four images taken by Pickering-Crandell in the fall of October 2013 of Franktown Road in Washoe Valley, Nevada that document the historic barns and structures, many of which burned in the 2016 Little Valley Fire.
Overview The George E. Gruell Papers contain materials that cover Gruell's long career with state and federal agencies, and later as a consultant, contractor, instructor, and author. Much of Gruell's work and research focused on wildlife habitat management in forests including pinyon-juniper communities, the effects of fire on wildlife habitats in the Sierra Nevada, and landscape ecology in the West. Throughout his career, Gruell amassed more than 400 photographs which document the changes to forests...
Dates: 1812-2015; Majority of material found within 1963-2009
Abstract Scrapbooks of photos, postcards, and other souvenirs of vacations and cruises to the U.S., Europe, and around the world.