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Nevada State University


  • [Nevada State University was a state-supported institution of higher learning and research, 1881-1906.] It was originally established in 1874 as the State University of Nevada in Elko, Nevada, which was renamed as Nevada State University in 1881 and moved to Reno in 1885. In 1906, Nevada State University was renamed the University of Nevada. (The University of Nevada's Southern Regional Division at Las Vegas was established in 1955; in 1965, its name was changed to Nevada Southern University. In 1968, the University of Nevada System was established as a central body responsible for state-supported institutions of higher learning and research in Nevada, with administrative control over four divisions. Under the System, the University of Nevada became the University of Nevada, Reno.)
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    • Descriptor

        State universities and colleges
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nevada
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Reno (Nev.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Elko (Nev.)
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: Saval Ranch Research and Evaluation Project. Progress report for 1983, 1984(Name not given)
    • found: OCLC, 20 May 2015(access point: Nevada State University; usage: State University of Nevada; date of publication: 1881; chronological designations: 1879-1880)
    • found: University of Nevada, Reno, Web site, 12 May 2015:main page (University of Nevada, Reno; 1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno 89557) About the University: Since 1874 (founded in 1874 as the State University of Nevada in Elko, Nev., about 300 miles northeast of its present-day campus in Reno; in 1885, the legislature approved the move of the University from Elko to Reno) - http://www.unr.edu/
    • found: Wikipedia, 12 May 2015:University of Nevada, Reno (University of Nevada, Reno (usually referred to as the University of Nevada or Nevada, and often abbreviated as UNR) is a teaching and research university established in 1874 and located in Reno, Nevada, USA; the sole land grant institution for the state of Nevada; the Nevada State Constitution established the State University of Nevada in Elko, Nevada, in 1874. In 1881 it became Nevada State University. In 1885, the Nevada State University moved from Elko to Reno. In 1906 it was renamed the University of Nevada; in 1965, the Nevada Southern campus (now the University of Nevada, Las Vegas) separated into its own university)
  • General Notes

    • [Nevada State University was a state-supported institution of higher learning and research, 1881-1906.] It was originally established in 1874 as the State University of Nevada in Elko, Nevada, which was renamed as Nevada State University in 1881 and moved to Reno in 1885. In 1906, Nevada State University was renamed the University of Nevada. (The University of Nevada's Southern Regional Division at Las Vegas was established in 1955; in 1965, its name was changed to Nevada Southern University. In 1968, the University of Nevada System was established as a central body responsible for state-supported institutions of higher learning and research in Nevada, with administrative control over four divisions. Under the System, the University of Nevada became the University of Nevada, Reno.)
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    • 1985-02-22: new
    • 2015-05-21: revised
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