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The Book of the Oath Records

Identifier: AC 0636
Abstract After becoming the fifth president of the University of Nevada, Dr. Walter E. Clark created the "Book of the Oath" in 1920 to convey his concept of the core purpose of college education. He wanted the book to become a permanent record of the pledge to service and high ideals of each successive class of graduates for one hundred years. The Book of the Oath records consist of the Book of the Oath, with signatures from the graduating classes from 1920-1964; along with correspondence and an...
Dates: 1920-1965

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,...
Dates: 1929