James Canfield, Correspondence, Chancellor Records
Title: James Canfield, Correspondence, Chancellor Records
Creator: Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909
Quantity: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Collection Number: RG 05-07-01
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Preferred Citation: James Canfield, Correspondence, Chancellor Records (RG 05-07-01). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.
James Canfield served 4 years as chancellor of the University of Nebraska, from 1891 to 1895. He focused closely on university development, both the campus and the number of students in attendance. He left Nebraska to become president of Ohio State University.
He was born in Delaware, Ohio, to Eli Hawley and Martha Hulme Canfield, on March 18, 1847. Canfield and his wife Flavia Camp Canfield were parents of author Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Canfield died on March 29, 1909, in New York.
For more information, please visit the Office of the Chancellor, James H. Canfield.
Scope and Content:
The records include correspondence and a journal relating to university administration and activities.
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909
University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus). Office of the Chancellor
University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus) -- Administration
Universities and colleges -- Administration -- Nebraska
College administrators -- Nebraska
University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus) -- Administration -- History -- Sources
Box 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, 1891-1895
Box 1. Folder 2. Correspondence, university 25th anniversary 1894
Box 1. Folder 3. Correspondence, law college, 1891-1895
Box 1. Folder 4. Journal