Samuel Avery, Papers
Title: Samuel Avery, Papers
Creator: Avery, Samuel, 1865-1936
Quantity: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Collection Number: RG 05-10-05
Language: English, German
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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.
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Scope and Content:
The materials in this record group are designated as Avery's personal papers, including correspondence, honorary degrees and awards, and items relating to Avery's death.
Avery, Samuel, 1865-1936
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Box 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, 1893-1917
Box 1. Folder 2. Correspondence, 1918
Box 1. Folder 3. Correspondence, 1926-1936
Box 1. Folder 4. Correspondence, Charter Day, 1927
Box 1. Folder 5. Correspondence, retirement, 1928
Box 1. Folder 6. Correspondence, 1941-1942
Box 1. Folder 7. Heidelberg transcript, 1894-1895
Box 1. Folder 8. Directory, 1925-1926
Box 1. Folder 9. Speech, Kiwanis Club, 1927
Box 1. Folder 10. Honorary degrees, 1935
Box 1. Folder 11. Avery award, "Praeceptores Nebraskenses...,"
Box 1. Folder 12. Article reprints, 1896-1908
Box 1. Folder 13. Obituary scrapbook
Box 1. Folder 14. Memorials, 1930, 1936, 1942
Box 1. Folder 15. News clippings
Box 1. Folder 16. Photographs (see also map case)
Box 1. Folder 17. Gavel, to Avery from Mechanical Engineering Department
Box 1. Folder 18. Pocket watch, to Avery from faculty, 1925, Apr. 19