Doten, Samuel B. (Samuel Bradford), 1875-1955
- Existence: 1875-
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Lorenzo D. Creel Papers have been divided into two major groups and into series within the groups. The first group contains Creel family items and includes correspondence, financial records, business papers, memorabilia, photographs, and books which belonged to Creel family members with the majority of the material originating from Lorenzo and his son Cecil. Three-dimensional items, which accompanied the collection, have been donated to the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Home...
Identifier: AC 0184
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act to develop agricultural research and education. In 1918, Samuel B. Doten, Station director, hired George Hardman and put him in charge of the Station farm and on the faculty. Hardman worked on an irrigation investigation of the Humboldt River, 1919-1921, and on soil experiments both in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection primarily documents George Hardman's tenure with the Nevada Experiment Station, 1919-1934, and includes...
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Identifier: AC 0004
Overview The Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station began with the Hatch Act in 1887, which provided an annual appropriation of $15,000 to each state to establish a nation-wide system of experiment stations to conduct agricultural research. A Board of Control of each Station was to decide the problems to be investigated under this grant. The collection are primarily on the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, 1901-1923, created during the tenure of Samuel B. Doten, Experiment Director, 1913-1946. ...
Identifier: AC 0405
Abstract Grace Palmer graduated from the Nevada State Normal School in 1893; she married Andrew Rasmussen in 1903. One handwritten letter of recommendation, June 16, 1894, by Stephen A. Jones, University of Nevada president; one typed letter, May 19, 1916, by Samuel B. Doten responding to a request for a teaching recommendation requested by Rasmussen from his deceased mother, a former teacher.
Dates: 1894, 1916
Overview Samuel Bradford Doten (1875-1955) was born in Gold Hill, Nevada to Alfred and Mary Stoddard Doten. Doten taught at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1900 until his retirement in 1946 and served as the director of the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station. He was an avid fisherman and kept a fishing journal from 1906-1951. Collection contains his journal and a small amount of additional materials, including correspondence and photographs, found in the journals.
Transcript of evidence before a joint committee of the Senate and Assembly of the Nevada Legislature to investigate matters in relation to the University of Nevada
Identifier: AC 0122
Abstract In 1919, two Nevada regents, George F. Talbot and Walter E. Pratt, tried to persuade the Board of Regents to dismiss university president Walter E. Clark by presenting a resolution listing charges against him. These included condoning drunkenness and poor student discipline, misusing his entertainment fund, and other improprieties. Transcript of evidence taken before a joint committee of the Assembly and Senate, investigating matters in relation to the University of Nevada, Feb. 25-March 7,...