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Collection of newspaper articles that were written from the Elko Daily Free Press, Nevada State Journal, Elko Independent, and the Reno Evening Gazette during the year 1971-1972. These articles timeline the events that occurred at the Elko Community…

From the "Acknowledgements": This is a story of the founding of Nevada's community colleges. It is told by people who had a hand in the opening and building, each life a part of the mosaic. There is a common set of characters--regents, advisors,…

A brief look at the 1967 creation of the Elko Community College, the predecessor of Great Basin College, as related by original college founders Robley "Bob" Burns, Jr., Mark and Katherine Chilton, Dr. Hugh Collett, and Michael Marfisi. "Designing a…

Mark and Kathy Chilton played key roles in helping to found Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC), particularly in acquiring the land for the college. The Chiltons discusss Elko in the 1960s and share stories of the community and the…

Mr. Marfisi was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. He discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes and struggles…

Mr. Burns was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. He discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes and struggles…

Dr. Hugh Collett was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. Dr. Collett discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes…

A book-length collection of writings, oral histories, and remembrances of the establishment of Nevada's community colleges, with a special focus on the Elko Community College (ECC), later to become Northern Nevada Community College (NNCC) and then…
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