Office of the President Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0118
The Office of the President Records consists of university president Joseph E. Stubb correspondence relating to employment requets, student admission requests, vendor solicitation, and interaction with regents, Nevada politicians, and the general public. Outgoing correspondence is contained in indexed letter books. Also includes incoming and outgoing correspondence and other material of the State Analytical Laboratory, 1904-1906.

Dates

  • 1895-1906

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (20 boxes)

Overview

The president is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada, Reno; duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents, and may be assisted in the conduct of the duties of the office by vice-presidents and other administrators. The president may also establish and appoint boards and committees. The collection consists of university president Joseph E. Stubb correspondence relating to employment requets, student admission requests, vendor solicitation, interaction with regents, Nevada politicians, and the general public. Outgoing correspondence is contained in indexed letter books. Also includes incoming and outgoing correspondence and other material of the State Analytical Laboratory, 1904-1906.

Administrative History

The president is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada, Reno; duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents, and may be assisted in the conduct of the duties of the office by vice-presidents and other administrators. The president may also establish and appoint boards and committees.

Joseph E. Stubbs was the third president of the University of Nevada, Reno, called the Nevada State University during his tenure, serving from 1894 until his death in 1914. His administration is credited with starting the process of transforming the school into a university and creating the first favorable reconigition Nevada received in higher education. He was also head of the university's State Analytical Laboratory, created in 1895 by the Nevada State Legislature to analyze ore, mineral, soil, or water samples submitted by the citizens of Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Office of the President.
Title
Office of the President Records
Status
completed
Author
Jim Bantin
Date
Approximately 1999
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
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