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Office of the President records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0118
Records consisting of correspondence of university president Joseph E. Stubb, 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

Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on these records.

Extent

5 Cubic Feet (20 boxes)

Abstract

Records consisting of correspondence of university president Joseph E. Stubb, 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.

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 in chronological order.
Arrangement The records are arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred from the office of the President.
Title
Nevada State University. 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

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