Journalism -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0658
Overview This University of Nevada Reno Department of Journalism Records contains materials related to UNR's Journalism Program prior to 1984. The collection contains descriptions of the history of the Journalism Department, details about curriculum, flyers for events and programming, and publications by the Department.
Identifier: AC 0659
Overview The Department of Journalism officially became the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism on September 14, 1984. These records include materials about the establishment of the new school including bylaws, correspondence, curriculum materials, and information about deans, faculty, and benefactors. Planning and promotional materials for events sponsored by the Reynolds School are also included.
Abstract Diaries relating to Alfred Doten's trip from Plymouth, Mass. by sea to California in 1849, his life as a placer miner and rancher in California, and as a newspaperman in Nevada; literary, biographical and historical manuscripts; a complete file of the Como Sentinel and its successor, the Lyon County Sentinel; and clippings of Doten's articles. Other papers relate to Governor C. C. Stevenson of Nevada, the construction of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, the town of Gold Hill, Nevada, and the...
Abstract Arma McCusker was part owner of the Nevada newspaper, the Virginia City news from 1949-1952. Contains story of the author's experiences as part owner of the Virginia City news, along with Aldo Perino and Milo Saling; also descriptions and history of Virginia City, Nevada.
Identifier: AC 0255
Overview Alfred Leslie Higginbotham (1895-1967) taught for more than 40 years at the University of Nevada. During his tenure at the University, he served on numerous committees and boards both on and off campus as well as professional journalism societies. He assisted in founding the Nevada State Press Association, was appointed historian of the University of Nevada during World War II, and began the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1948. The collection includes correspondence with students, alumni,...
Overview Myrick Land (1922-1998) was a journalism professor, freelance writer and author who served on the University of Nevada, Reno journalism faculty from 1976-1979 and 1982-1993. Collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and material related to Land's career as a journalism professor and writer.
Overview Warren Leslie Lerude was born in Reno, Nevada. He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Journalism in 1961 and began a career in journalism and teaching that spanned over 50 years. Collection includes research materials, correspondence, files, interviews, reviews, and photos relating to Lerude's books American Commander in Spain and Robert Laxalt: The Story of a Storyteller as well as materials about the University of...
Identifier: AC 0251
Abstract Jake Highton, a graduate of Pennsylvania State College, 1953, and Ohio State University, 1965, served as a reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun from 1959 to 1962, and as an editorial writer for the Detroit News from 1976 to 1978. In 1981, he joined the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno, journalism department. Manuscript for Nevada newspaper days: a history of journalism in the silver state, published in 1990 by Heritage West Books, Stockton California, on Nevada journalism and...
Scope and Contents Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.
Abstract Brief biographical sketch of the career of journalist Mary Benton Smith who taught journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, during World War II and was later head of the Nevada Associated Press Bureau. Created by Nita Spangler was a California resident who attended the University of Nevada. Material from 1992.