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Samuel Avery, Subject Correspondence, Chancellor Records

Title: Samuel Avery, Subject Correspondence, Chancellor Records

Creator: Avery, Samuel, 1865-1936

Dates: 1909-1926

Quantity: 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet)

Collection Number: RG 05-10-04

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Samuel Avery, Subject Correspondence, Chancellor Records (RG 05-10-04). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Biography:

Samuel Avery served as Chancellor of the University from 1908-1928. He attended the University of Nebraska and received a B.A. in 1892, and his M.A. in 1894. He studied for his Ph.D. in Heidelberg, receiving his diploma in 1896. Avery began teaching at the University in 1897 as an adjunct professor of chemistry. From 1899-1901 he taught at the University of Idaho. He returned to Nebraska in 1901, teaching classes on organic analytical chemistry and agricultural chemistry. In 1905, he became Professor of Chemistry. While born in Illinois, within a year of his birth, the Avery family moved to Saline County, Nebraska. Avery died on January 25, 1936, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

For more information, please visit the Office of the Chancellor, Samuel Avery.

Scope and Content:

These Chancellor records include subject files associated with university departments, programs, and associated campus activities.

Subjects:

Avery, Samuel, 1865-1936

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

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1-3. Absence, leave of, 1909-1927 Box 1. Folder 4. Agricultural College, 1913-1925 Box 1. Folder 5-7. Appointment, assignment forms, 1925-1926 Box 1. Folder 8. Arts College, deanship, 1924-1925 Box 1. Folder 9. Athletics, 1923-1925 Box 1. Folder 10. Carnegie Foundation, pensions 1909 Box 1. Folder 11. Cornhusker, 1921-1923 Box 1. Folder 12. Dean of Colleges, 1910-1926 Box 1. Folder 13. Educational associations, 1918-1927 Box 1. Folder 14. Faculty, committees, 1910-1926 Box 2. Folder 1. Memos, to instructors, 1914-1925 Box 2. Folder 2-3. Inaugural invitations, 1921-1926 Box 2. Folder 4. Joshi, D. Samuel, lectures, 1922-1923 Box 2. Folder 5. Law College, deanship, 1920 Box 2. Folder 6. Medical College (Omaha), 1909-1921 Box 2. Folder 7. Ku Klux Klan, 1921 Box 2. Folder 8. Legislature, 1923-1925 Box 2. Folder 9. Librarian position, 1924 Box 2. Folder 10. Missouri Valley Conference, 1915-1922 Box 2. Folder 11-14. Military Department, 1918-1926 Box 2. Folder 15. Morrill Hall, 1925 Box 3. Folder 1. Petitions, 1914-1916 Box 3. Folder 2. Resignations, 1909-1926 Box 3. Folder 3. Resignations, 1909-1926 Box 3. Folder 4. ROTC, special training, War Department, 1918-1919 Box 3. Folder 5. ROTC, special training, War Department, 1918-1919 Box 3. Folder 6. Scholarships, Rhodes, 1919-1926 Box 3. Folder 7. Seymour, George N. regent reports, 1925 Box 3. Folder 8. Student organization, 1915-1926 Box 3. Folder 9. Teachers College, 1920-1922 Box 3. Folder 10. Teachers College, deanship, 1921



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