Manuscripts & Archives Collection Guides

What Can I Expect to Find

These Collection guides describe and help to the navigate materials contained in the Manuscripts and University Archives Collections of the UNR Special Collections department. These collections hold both historical and contemporary documents with research strengths in Nevada and Western history and culture; mining and railroad history; women in Nevada; and University history.

These guides help researchers locate physical materials in many formats including unpublished texts, documents, deeds, reports, records, and ephemera, which may be viewed by visiting the Special Collections reading room.