Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959



  • Existence: 1869-1959
  • Existence: 1869 - 1959

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

J. Cecil Alter Snow Survey Correspondence and Articles

Identifier: 2017-85

J. Cecil Alter was a meteorologist with the U. S. Weather Bureau based out of Salt Lake City, Utah in the early 1900s. Collection contains three sets of correspondence to Alter from James E. Church, J. L. Ford, and H. L. Stoner in 1926 regarding his article on rate of snow melting, data regarding snow melt in the early summer, and copies of three articles on the rate of snow melt.

Dates: 1926

Anne Underwood Church Papers

Identifier: NC1415

Anne Underwood Church (1900-1975) attended the University of Nevada from 1919-1921 and was the first wife of Willis Humprey Church, son of Dr. James E. and Florence Church. The collection contains correspondece and poems primarily from James E. Church to Anne, an account log from Anne and Willis' trip to Europe, newspaper clippings about and articles by James E. Church, a photograph album of views of Europe, and a scrapbook documenting her time at the University of Nevada.

Dates: 1919-1965

Correspondence of James Church and Richard Lillard

Identifier: AC 0267

Correspondence between Richard G. Lillard and James E. Church. Church responds to Lillard's request for a "... long-range over-view of University affairs" and briefly describes previous university presidents and their administrations. Lillard was a consultant on the publication, The University of Nevada: an appraisal, the report of the university survey, 1956.

Dates: 1956

James Edward Church Papers

Identifier: NC96

James Edward Church, Jr. (1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1869-1964

University of Nevada. College of Engineering. Department of Civil Engineering

Identifier: AC 0552

Campus maps, curricular material, drawings, miscellaneous maps.

Dates: 1910-1926

Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records

Identifier: AC 0296
Abstract The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the...
Dates: 1958-1969

First Baptist Church of Reno Records

Identifier: NC1108
Abstract The First Baptist Church of Reno was established in Reno, Nevada in 1875 as a spin-off of an earlier congregation in Virginia City, Nevada. It was governed by a Board of Trustees; a number of societies and circles were organized for women, youth, and men. Reverand C. L. Fisher was the first minister; the Reverand Brewster Adams was one of the most prominent ministers (1910-1946) and civic leaders. The Church also established mission churches in Verdi, Nevada in 1896, and East Reno (Sparks,...
Dates: 1860-2003

Charles W. Fulton Snow Survey Papers

Identifier: 96-37

Charles W. Fulton was a Mono County, California, county surveyor and participated in snow surveying in the Walker River, Carson River, and Mono Lake drainage areas of California and Nevada from 1913-1937. The collection primarily consists of correspondence to Fulton from Dr. James E. Church and Horace Prentiss Boardman beginning in 1913 and covering Charles W. Fulton's surveying assignments of the Walker River Basin, Carson River area, and Mono Lake in Nevada and California.

Dates: 1913-1937

Honorary Degree Recipients Records

Identifier: AC 0295

The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, August 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1937-1969

Ruth and Victor Jones Papers

Identifier: NC1434

Elaine "Ruth" Murray (1895-1980) and Victor William "Casey" Jones owned a cabin at Lake Tahoe near James E. and Florence Church's cabin, the Tree House. The couple were friends of the Churches and communicated regularly. The collection contains letters from James Church to the Joneses as well as photographs documenting the relationship between the Jones and Church families.

Dates: 1916-1965

Additional filters:

Photographs 5
Excerpts 3
Personal correspondence 3
Snow -- Measurement 2
Snow surveys -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) 2
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Snow surveys -- West (U.S.) 2
African Americans -- History -- Nevada 1
Agricultural extension work -- Nevada 1
Agriculture -- History -- Nevada 1
Baptists -- Nevada -- History 1
Baptists -- West (U.S.) 1
Business correspondence 1
Carson City (Nev.) 1
Church buildings -- Nevada -- Reno 1
Church buildings -- Nevada -- Sparks 1
Church buildings -- Nevada -- Verdi 1
Clark County (Nev.) 1
College students -- Nevada 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Conference materials 1
Dairying -- Nevada 1
Douglas County (Nev.) 1
Elko County (Nev.) 1
Engineering -- Study and teaching -- Nevada 1
Esmeralda County (Nev.) 1
Eureka County (Nev.) 1
Greenland -- Discovery and exploration 1
Humboldt County (Nev.) 1
Humboldt River (Nev.) 1
Hydrology -- Argentina 1
Hydrology -- Research 1
Irrigation -- Nevada 1
Land use -- Nevada 1
Lander County (Nev.) 1
Lincoln County (Nev.) 1
Lyon County (Nev.) 1
Meteorology -- Observations 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Nevada -- History 1
Nevada -- Maps 1
Nevada -- Politics and government 1
Nevada -- Race relations 1
Nye County (Nev.) 1
Pershing County (Nev.) 1
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 1
Quiltmakers -- Nevada -- Reno 1
Ranching -- Nevada 1
Registers (Lists) 1
Reno (Nev.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
Runoff -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Secret societies -- Nevada -- Reno 1
Sheep -- Nevada 1
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Climate 1
Snow surveys -- California 1
Snow surveys -- California -- Mono Lake 1
Snow surveys -- Nevada 1
Snow surveys -- Nevada -- Carson River Watershed 1
Snow surveys -- Nevada -- Walker River Watershed 1
Soda Springs (Calif.) 1
Storey County (Nev.) 1
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Washoe County (Nev.) 1
Washoe County Water Conservation District (Nev.) 1
Water -- West (U.S.) 1
White Pine County (Nev.) 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
Women -- West (U.S.) 1
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