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E. A. Burnett, Speeches, Chancellor Records

Title: E. A. Burnett, Speeches, Chancellor Records

Creator: Burnett, E. A. (Edgar Albert), 1865-1941

Dates: 1927-1932

Quantity: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)

Collection Number: RG 05-11-02

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: E. A. Burnett, Speeches, Chancellor Records (RG 05-11-02). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Biography:

E. A. Burnett served as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska from 1927 until 1938. He first came to Nebraska in 1899 as director of animal husbandry and to teach at the university farm. In 1908, he became dean of agriculture and directed the Agriculture Experiment Station. He remained in this position until he first became acting chancellor in 1927, and then chancellor in 1928. Burnett died on June 28, 1941.

For more information, please visit the Office of the Chancellor, E. A. Burnett.

Scope and Content:

This record group includes speeches written and presented by Avery during his term as University of Nebraska chancellor along with associated articles. The majority of speeches are those given at the university or in Nebraska, unless otherwise noted.

Subjects:

Burnett, E. A. (Edgar Albert), 1865-1941

University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Office of the Chancellor

University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus). Office of the Chancellor

University of Nebraska (Central administration). Office of the Chancellor

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, Speeches, 1927Item 1. A Radiograph greeting, Nebraska High Schools, 1927, Jan. 31 Item 2. Historical outline, University of Nebraska, 1927, Sept. 26 Item 3. Article, Nebraska Alumnus, student fees, 1927, Oct. 24 Item 4. Address, National Student Federation, 1927, Dec. 15 Item 5. Address, "Chancellor Avery's Contribution to Higher Education," Kiwanis Club, 1927, Dec. 16 Item 6. Radiogram greeting, New Years and yearly synopsis, 1927, Dec. 31 Box 1. Folder 2. Correspondence, Speeches, 1928Item 1. Address excerpts, "The State University," 1928, Jan. 31 Item 2. Address, University Alumni meeting, San Francisco, California, 1928, Feb. 8 Item 3. Greetings, Nebraska Alumni, Cleveland, Ohio, 1928, Mar. 3 Item 4. "The Goal of a University Education," Interfraternity Banquet, 1928, May 1 Item 5. Commencement address, "The New Frontier," Norfolk High School, Norfolk, Nebraska, 1928, May 24 Item 6. Address, Michigan State College alumni, 1928, June 16 Item 7. Excerpts, Freshman lecture, University of Nebraska, 1928, Sept. 24-25 Item 8. "Greetings to the Freshman Class," University of Nebraska, 1928, Sept. 27 Item 9. Address, Medical College Hospital opening, University of Nebraska, 1928, Nov. 30 Item 10. Notes, "Our University," 1928, Dec. 6 Item 11. Address excerpts, University Professors Club, 1928, Dec. 19 Item 12. Address, policies, University of Nebraska faculty, 1928 Box 1. Folder 3. Correspondence, Speeches, 1929Item 1. Address, "The University of Nebraska Program," Organized Agricultural Meeting, University of Nebraska, 1929, Jan. 10 Item 2. Address excerpts, "Scholarship Requirements for Entrance to College," Association of Nebraska School Boards, 1929, Feb. 13 Item 3. Article, Charter Day, Nebraska Alumnus, 1929, Feb. 15 Item 4. Commencement address, "Is Agriculture a satisfying mode of life?" University of Nebraska School of Agriculture, 1929, Apr. 17 Item 5. Address, "A Tribute to Dean Lucius A. Sherman," University of Nebraska, 1929, Apr. 23 Item 6. "Greetings to the Freshman Class," University of Nebraska, 1929, Sept. 26 Item 7. Address, "Problems of the University," Alliance, Nebraska, 1929, Dec. 9 Item 8. Address excerpts, "The University and the State," 1929, Dec. 12 Item 9. Greetings, students entering the University, 1929 Box 1. Folder 4. Correspondence, Speeches, 1930Item 1. Article, Charter Day, Nebraska Alumnus, 1930, Feb. 15 Item 2. Address excerpts, alumni trip, Seattle, Washington, 1930, Mar. Item 3. Address excerpts, Chamber of Commerce, Hastings, 1930, Mar. 24 Item 4. Address excerpts, Alumni meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 1930, Apr. Item 5. Address excerpts, "The University Today and Tomorrow," A.A.U.W., University of Nebraska, 1930, May 17 Item 6. Address, "The Service of the College of Agriculture to the State," Rotary meeting, Agricultural College, 1930, May Item 7. Article, "Alumni Report," Nebraska Alumnus, 1930, June 7 Item 8. Excerpts, Freshman Lecture, University of Nebraska, 1930, Sept. 22 Item 9. Address, "To the Class of 1934," Freshman Convocation, University of Nebraska, 1930, Sept. 25 Item 10. Press release, "The New University Year," University of Nebraska, 1930, Sept. Item 11. Article, "These Seventy Years," Nebraska Alumnus, University of Nebraska, 1930 Item 12. Article, "Our Educational Equipment," Nebraska Alumnus, University of Nebraska, 1930 Item 13. Article, "The Legislative Program," Nebraska Alumnus, 1930 Item 14. Article, "The Building Program," Nebraska Alumnus, 1930 Item 15. Article, "A New Years Letter," Nebraska Alumnus, 1930 Item 16. Article, Charter Day, Nebraska Alumnus, 1930 Box 1. Folder 5. Correspondence, Speeches, 1931Item 1. Articles, Charter Day 1931, Nebraska Alumnus, 1931, Feb. 15 Item 2. "To the Old Grads," Charter Day Ceremonies, 1931, Feb. 16 Item 3. "Outstanding men in agriculture," Brookings, South Dakota 1931, Feb. 19 Item 4. "These fifty years," Semi-Centennial Celebration, University of South Dakota, Brookings, South Dakota 1931, Feb. 20 Item 5. Article, Governor Bryan's Recommendations, Nebraska Alumnus, 1931, Feb. Item 6. Article, "The University Program," Nebraska Alumnus, 1931, May Item 7. High school commencement, "Education for Life," Mason City, Iowa, 1931, May 14 Item 8. "The Old Grads," Alumni Round-up, 1931, June 5 Item 9. Address, Freshman Convocation, University of Nebraska, 1931, Sept. 24 Item 10. Article, Nebraska Alumnus, sixtieth university anniversary 1931, Sept. Item 11. Article, "The New Campus Quadrangle," Nebraska Alumnus, 1931, Oct. Item 12. Omaha Bar Association, Omaha, Nebraska, 1931, Dec. 10 Item 13. Article, "The Founder's Room in Morrill Hall," Nebraska Alumnus, 1931, Dec. Box 1. Folder 6. Correspondence, Speeches, 1932Item 1. Article, "A University of Nebraska Foundation," Nebraska Alumnus, 1932, January Item 2. Address, High School dedication, Pawnee City, Nebraska, 1932, Feb. 2 Item 3. Article, Charter Day 1932, Nebraska Alumnus, 1932, Feb. Item 4. Letter, for alumni, 1932, Feb. Item 5. Speech excerpts, University Finance, AAUP, University of Nebraska, 1932, Apr. 5 Item 6. "To The Old Grads," Alumni Round-up, University of Nebraska, 1932, May 5 Item 7. Commencement address, "Education for Life," McCook Junior College, McCook, Nebraska, 1932, May 26 Item 8. Commencement luncheon, University of Nebraska, 1932, June 6 Item 9. Article, "In Retrospect," Nebraska Alumnus, 1932, June Item 10. Article, "Why We Build Residence Halls," Nebraska Alumnus, 1932, Sept. Item 11. Speech excerpts, Central City College, 1932, Dec. 9 Item 12. Article, "Our Next Two Years," Nebraska Alumnus, 1932, Dec. Box 1. Folder 7. Correspondence, Speeches, 1933Item 1. Article, "University Retrenchment," Nebraska Alumnus, 1933, Jan. Item 2. Alumni meeting, Aroura, Nebraska 1933, Feb. 15 Item 3. Article, Charter Day, 1933, Nebraska Alumnus, 1933, Feb. Item 4. Address excerpts, Interfraternity Banquet, University of Nebraska, 1933, May 2 Item 5. Commencement address excerpts, "Changing Problems in Education," Columbus High School, Columbus, Nebraska, 1933, May 25 Item 6. Speech excerpts, "Changing Conditions in Education," alumni meeting, University of Nebraska, 1933, May Item 7. Article, "The University Budget," Nebraska Alumnus, 1933, June Item 8. Excerpt, Freshman Day, University of Nebraska, 1933, Sept. 11 Item 9. Greetings, Freshman Class, University of Nebraska, 1933, Sept. 22 Item 10. Article, "New Year Encouraging," Nebraska Alumnus, 1933, Oct. Item 11. Article, "The Proposal University Armory," Nebraska Alumnus, 1933, Dec. Box 1. Folder 8. Correspondence, Speeches, 1934Item 1. Greetings, Nebraska Alumni Association meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, 1934, Feb. 12 Item 2. Article," Greetings to the Nebraska Alumni," Nebraska Alumnus, Charter Day, 1934, Feb. Item 3. Speech excerpts, Interfraternity Banquet, University of Nebraska, 1934, Apr. 17 Item 4. Commencement address, Omaha Technical High School, Omaha, Nebraska, 1934, May 9 Item 5. Commencement address excerpts, Chester High School, Chester, Nebraska, 1934, May 23 Item 6. Press release, alumni report, Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1934 Item 7. Freshman Day Address, University of Nebraska, 1934, Sept. 18 Item 8. Faculty convocation, University of Nebraska, 1934, Sept. 25 Item 9. Article, "The Next Seventy-Five Years," Nebraska Farmer, 1934, Nov. Box 1. Folder 9. Correspondence, Speeches, 1935Item 1. "Demands upon State Universities," Candle Light Club, 1935, Jan. 14 Item 2. J.W. Creighton president inauguration, Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska, 1935, May 28 Item 3. Article, "A Successful Year," Nebraska Alumnus, 1935, June Item 4. Article, "The New University Year," Nebraska Alumnus, 1935, Sept. Item 5. Address excerpts, "The School a Cornerstone of the State," Pawnee City Fair, 1935, Oct. 2 Box 1. Folder 10. Correspondence, Speeches, 1936Item 1. Articles, "The University Foundation," Nebraska Alumnus, 1936, Mar. Item 2. "The Service of the University of Nebraska to the People of the State," Aurora, Nebraska, 1936, Apr. 16 Item 3. Speech, notes "Problems of the High School Graduate," Columbus High School, Columbus, Nebraska, 1936, Apr. 28 Item 4. "Report to Alumni," 1936 Commencement, 1936, June 8 Item 5. Address excerpts, Freshman Convocation, University of Nebraska, 1936, Sept. 14 Item 6. Greetings, class of 1936, University of Nebraska, 1936, Sept. Item 7. Address excerpts, Nebraska State Teachers Association, 1936, Oct. 29 Item 8. Articles, "The University Asks Two Things-Will it Get Them?" Nebraska Alumnus, 1936, Dec. Item 9. "A University Program," 1938-1937 school year 1936 Box 1. Folder 11. Correspondence, Speeches, 1937Item 1. Scottsbluff Junior College, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1937, Jan. 25 Item 2. "Shall We Have A Modern University?" 1937, Jan. Item 3. Charter Day Convocation, University of Nebraska, 1937, Feb. 15 Item 4. "The Youth of Nebraska-The States Greatest Resource," Nebraska State Press Association, 1937, Feb. 19 Item 5. Speech exceprts, "University at the Crossroads," Broken Bow, Nebraska, 1937, Mar. 8 Item 6. "University of Nebraska A Service Institution," WJAG radio station, Norfolk, Nebraska, 1937, Mar. 19 Item 7. Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk, Nebraska 1937, Mar. 19 Item 8. Commencement address, "The Youth of Nebraska-The States Greatest Resource," Fairbury High School, Fairbury, Nebraska, 1937, May 27 Item 9. Doane College trustees, faculty, new president inauguaration, 1937, May 31 Item 10. Press release, University faculty, 1937, May Item 11. Report, "The University Year," Alumni meeting, University of Nebraska, 1937, June 7 Item 12. Address excerpts, Freshman Convocation, University of Nebraska, 1937, Sept. 13 Item 13. Greetings, Freshman Class, University of Nebraska, 1937, Sept. 23 Item 14. Address excerpts, University Day, McCook, Nebraska 1937, Nov. 3 Item 15. "University Problems," Lincoln, Nebraska, Rotary Club, 1937, Nov. 9 Item 16. Address, Washington Alumni, 1937, Nov. 17 Item 17. Address, "Some Problems of the State University," National Association of State Universities, 1937, Nov. 18 Item 18. Address, New York alumni, 1937, Nov. 22 Box 1. Folder 12. Correspondence, Speeches, 1938-1940Item 1. Speech excerpts, "What Makes a University Effective?" Round Table, 1938, Jan. 3 Item 2. Article, "1937 at the University," Nebraska Alumnus, 1938, Jan. Item 3. Speech excerpts, Farm Operators Course, University of Nebraska, 1938, Mar. 10 Item 4. Speech excerpts, Julia L. Love Memorial Residence dedication, 1938, Nov. 5 Item 5. Commencement address, "Education for Life," Waverly High School, 1940, May 23



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