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Public Lands Institute Records [UNPROCESSED] (UA-00143)

Abstract

[This collection is unprocessed.] The Public Lands Institute Records (approximately 2003-2013) primarily contain records from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas's Public Land Institute's (PLI) which is focused on providing knowledge and research expertise in the areas of environmental education and interpretation related to public lands management. The materials include records from the PLI's inaugural founder, Dr. Margaret N. "Peg" Rees, then the Associate Vice President for Research and Outreach at UNLV. Materials document the founding and work of the PLI and also include papers from Rex Bell, Jr. associated with the Walking Box Ranch which is co-owned by UNLV and the Bureau of Land Management. The collection also includes videos of Rex Bell, Jr. discussing donation of Walking Box Ranch materials to the PLI.

Finding Aid PDF

Date

2003 to 2013

Extent

39.79 Cubic Feet (31 boxes, 2 oversized rolls)
33.58 Linear Feet
49 drawings (13.500 GB) MP4, MOV

Related People/Corporations

Scope and Contents Note

[This collection is unprocessed.] The Public Lands Institute Records (approximately 2003-2013) primarily contain records from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas's Public Land Institute's (PLI) which is focused on providing knowledge and research expertise in the areas of environmental education and interpretation related to public lands management. The materials include records from the PLI's inaugural founder, Dr. Margaret N. "Peg" Rees, then the Associate Vice President for Research and Outreach at UNLV. Materials document the founding and work of the PLI and also include papers from Rex Bell, Jr. associated with the Walking Box Ranch which is co-owned by UNLV and the Bureau of Land Management. The collection also includes videos of Rex Bell, Jr. discussing donation of Walking Box Ranch materials to the PLI.

Access Note

The materials in this collection are unprocessed. Advanced notice is required for access. Please contact Special Collections and Archives for more information.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.

Preferred Citation

Public Lands Institute Records [UNPROCESSED], approximately 2003-2013. UA-00143. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/f1378g

Acquisition Note

Records were transferred in 2023 by the Reid Public History Institute and in 2024 by Paula Jacoby-Garrett; accession nunbers 2023-079 and 2024-003.

Processing Note

In 2023, Tammi Kim accessioned the collection. This collection is unprocessed. In 2024, Sarah Jones organized the digital files, created access copies of video files, and updated the finding aid.

Resource Type

Records

Collection Type

EAD ID

US::NvLN::UA00143

Finding Aid Description Rules

Describing Archives: A Content Standard
English