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Special Collections Photograph Collection
The 5,600+ images in this collection are but a fraction of the more than 200,000 images held by UNR.

Nevada in Maps
This collaborative statewide collection includes 4,500+ maps of Nevada and the Great Basin ranging back to 1750.

University of Nevada Oral Histories Archive
200+ primary source oral histories documenting aspects of Nevada and the Intermountain West.


UNR Campus Images
These 10,000+ images reflect the UNR's history from its founding in Elko to its present location and growing campus.

Basque Digital Collections
These 3,300+ items include photos from both the American West and the Basque Country.

Images of Lake Tahoe
These 1,000+ images represent only a small portion of the photographic images of Lake Tahoe held by UNR.


Just Passin' Through
These 170+ images document the Lincoln and Victory highways, as well as Reno's Transcontinental Highways Exposition of 1927.

Great Basin History of Medicine
686 images selected from 7,000+ photos documenting 100+ years of healthcare for Nevada's citizens.

University Archives and Special Collections Documents
These 130+ historic documents include early reports of the Board of Regents, and UNR general catalogs.


UNR Book Arts Collection
The 150+ records in this collection depict but a fraction of the artists' works in UNR's book arts collection.

UNR Art Collection
299 art works by Western artists, including Maynard Dixon, Theodore Waddell, Will James, and Lorenzo Latimer.

Reifschneider Collection
275 images of native plants in northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe region taken from the 1940s-70s by Olga Reifschneider.


Margaret M. Wheat Collection
50 selected Paiute and Shoshone oral histories recorded by Margaret M. Wheat from the 1940s-60s.

Sagebrush Vernacular
120 photographs selected from 463 images of rural Nevada architecture taken by UNR advanced photography students.

Basque Posters Collection
A sampling of 41 colorful and interesting posters displaying the creativity and vigorous spirit of Euskaldunak, the Basque people.


Nevada Agricultural Publications
1000+ full-text publications highlighting the history of agriculture in Nevada from 1888-present.

Sheep Industry of No. Nevada
538 photos documenting 80 years of the sheep industry in Northern Nevada; accompanies the Sheepherders of Northern Nevada online exhibit.

Congressional Hearings
"Mustangs, MX Missiles and Radioactive Waste" includes 36 U.S. Congressional hearings from UNR's federal depository library collection.


La Baskonia
A Spanish language journal published 1893-1943 that depicted the vitality and creativity of the Basque community in Argentina.

Historic Aerial Photos
61 images taken by Forest Service and Soil Conservation Service photographers in 1938-39 for the siting of the Mount Rose Highway.

Nevada Architectural Archives
This collection includes 1044 architectural jobs from Nevada architects and architectural firms. Only a fraction of the architectural drawings held by UNR have been scanned and attached to these records, but more will be, in time.


Additional Tahoe Resources
Streaming videos, special reports, and historic documents intended to complement the content of the Tahoe Research, Scholarship and Outreach website.

Arborglyphs on Peavine
Interpretations by Joxe Mallea-Olaetxe of 514 arborglyphs carved by 108 sheepherders in 5 aspen groves on Peavine Mountain in Reno.

UNR Posters
12 sample posters printed by the @One staff in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.


UNR Herbarium Collection
The UNR Herbarium's online specimen collection currently includes 22,000+ of its 90,000+ records.

Art and Architecture Image Resources Collection

Anthropology Teaching Collection


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