Getting the Word Out About Our Political Collections

Through lobbyist and friend of Special Collections, Keith Lee, we heard last month that space might be available in the Legislative Building in Carson City to hang a display of some of our politically related materials. We had been wanting to find a way to tell people about the materials we collect and have for …

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Science History in Archives

Mention archives and often people think about the humanities and social sciences. Given its land-grant roots, however, it should be no surprise that University Archives preserves material about the University’s involvement in agriculture, astronomy, and other scientific endeavors. Among Archives’ artifacts is a set of tree borings obtained from the Lake Tahoe region documenting that …

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Project Archivist, Edan Strekal, Hired in March

We welcome another staff member to Special Collections this month. Edan Strekal recently was hired as Project Archivist to fill a new, temporary full-time position for 3-years, subject to funding. As Project Archivist, Strekal will work under the supervision of Jacque Sundstrand, the Manuscripts & Archives Librarian, and be responsible for working on unprocessed manuscript …

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