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    • Edward S. Parsons: Charrette! The Life of an Architect

    • Architects -- Nevada -- Biography; Historic buildings -- Nevada -- Conservation and restoration
    • Edward Shier Parsons was born in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1907. He attended schools in Salt Lake City and Reno. Interested in an architectural career from a very early age, Parsons studied his profession at the University of Southern California and...
    • Nevada Mining Oral History Project

    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- History; Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Mining engineers -- Biography
    • This volume stems from the creation in 1997 of the Nevada Mining Oral History Project (NMOHP), focusing on Nevada’s second largest industry—gold and silver mining. The sixteen chroniclers included here recorded more than 60 hours of firsthand...
    • Auditorium

    • Classical revival. Two story; circular with front pedimented portico with columns; central dome with flat roof hidden by parapet surrounding dome; semi-circular arched opening.
    • The Lake Of The Sky

    • Lake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.); Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Complete title: The Lake Of The Sky -- Lake Tahoe in the High Sierras of California and Nevada: Its history, Indians, discovery by Fremont, legendary lore, various namings, physical characteristics, glacial phenomena, geology, single outlet,...
    • Governor's Day 1970: A Retrospective View

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- History -- 20th century; College students -- Nevada -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Nevada; Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
    • The word "Vietnam" signifies a country, a war, and for many, a historical marker for a period of cultural revolution. In the spring of 1970, the force of the larger antiwar movement came to Reno. The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) faced weeks of...
    • Andrew D. Crofut: Diamond Valley Dust

    • Nevada -- Biography; Diamond Basin (Nev.)
    • Andrew D. Crofut is a Nevadan in the true sense. What does this mean? Crofut was born in 1889 and grew up on a ranch in Diamond Valley at the juncture of Eureka and Elko counties. The ranch provides the focus for a major portion of this memoir. The...
    • The Cultural Side of Reno

    • Through interviews with 30 community members, conducted between 2009 and 2011, “The Cultural Side of Reno” explores the growth and development of Northern Nevada’s cultural and artistic landscape. This project is the product of an innovative...
    • Nevada State Capitol building

    • Classical Revival influence. Two story Grecian-cross plan stone exterior with quoins; pedimented front projection with dentils; gabled roof with dome, boxed cornice and frieze decorated with dentils; one-story portico supported by Tuscan columns...
    • Modoc County Courthouse

    • Classical revival. Two-story concrete clad structure with full basement and central dome. Projecting portico with Ionic columns. Encircling entablature with multiple enrichments including egg and dart motif and projecting lions heads. Additional...
    • Pershing County Courthouse

    • Classical revival. One story brick clad, 6 sided structure with basement and central dome, projecting pedimented portico with 6 terra cotta Ionic columns, parapet, projecting cornice with frieze, and central double door with classical terra cotta...
    • Washoe County Courthouse

    • Classical revival with Beaux Arts influence. Two story, stone clad with terra cotta detailing and topped with central dome. Beaux arts details include a pedimented central pavilion with monumental coupled Corinthian columns. 1945 Classical Revival...
    • Nevada State Capitol Building

    • Classical revival influence. Two story, Grecian-cross plan stone exterior highlighted with quoins, pedimented front projection with dentils, gabled roof with dome, boxed cornice and frieze decorated with dentils, one-story portico supported by...
    • Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center construction, 03/18/2008

    • Around Campus;
    • The tops of construction workers peek out from next to the library's dome. The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center opened in 2008 as the new $75.3 million, 295,000-square-foot, technology-focused library. Named for its largest benefactors, the...
    • Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center construction,  07/18/2007

    • Around Campus;
    • This view looks out a window from inside the dome room with its wall exposures showing. The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center opened in 2008 as the new $75.3 million, 295,000-square-foot, technology-focused library. Named for its largest...


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