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R. G. Gustavson, Correspondence, Chancellor Records

Title: R. G. Gustavson, Correspondence, Chancellor Records

Creator: Gustavson, R. G. (Reuben G.), 1892-1974

Dates: 1946-1953

Quantity: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Collection Number: RG 05-13-01

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: R. G. Gustavson, Correspondence, Chancellor Records (RG 05-13-01). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Biography:

Reuben Gilbert Gustavson served as chancellor of the University of Nebraska from 1946 to 1953. He recieved his M.A. from the University of Denver in 1917 and taught there as well, until 1937. During that time, he recieved his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1925. He spent 1937 to 1942 at Denver as dean of the graduate school. From there, he served as vice president and dean of faculties at the University of Chicago. In 1959, he took a position at the Univeristy of Arizona, Tuscon.

During World War II, Gustavson worked on the Manhattan Project and the development of the atomic bomb. Beginning in 1953 until 1959, he served as the first president and executive director of Resources for the Future, Inc., an organization focused on natural resources and conservation. Gustavson was born on April 6, 1892 to parents Hildegard and James. He died on February 23, 1974.

For more information, please visit the Office of the Chancellor, Reuben Gustavson.

Scope and Content:

This series of records includes alphabetical correspondence associated with the University of Nebraska.

Subjects:

University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus) -- Administration

Universities and colleges -- Administration -- Nebraska

College administrators -- Nebraska

University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus) -- Administration -- History -- Sources

Container List: Series 1: CorrespondenceBox 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, A-Am Box 1. Folder 2. Correspondence, Am-Az Box 1. Folder 3. Correspondence, B-Be Box 1. Folder 4. Correspondence, Bf-Bq Box 1. Folder 5. Correspondence, Br-Bz Box 1. Folder 6. Correspondence, C-Carm Box 1. Folder 7. Correspondence, Carn-Cd Box 1. Folder 8. Correspondence, Ce-Cl Box 1. Folder 9. Correspondence, Cm-Cp Box 1. Folder 10. Correspondence, Cq-Cz Box 1. Folder 11. Correspondence, D-Do Box 1. Folder 12. Correspondence, Dp-Dz Box 1. Folder 13. Correspondence, E-Ez Box 1. Folder 14. Correspondence, F-Fl Box 1. Folder 15. Correspondence, Fm-Fp Box 1. Folder 16. Correspondence, Fq-Fz Box 1. Folder 17. Correspondence, G-Gn Box 1. Folder 18. Correspondence, Go-Gz Box 2. Folder 1. Correspondence, H-Hd Box 2. Folder 2. Correspondence, He-Hl Box 2. Folder 3. Correspondence, Hm-Hz Box 2. Folder 4. Correspondence, I-Iz Box 2. Folder 5. Correspondence, J-Jz Box 2. Folder 6. Correspondence, K-Kz Box 2. Folder 7. Correspondence, L-Lh Box 2. Folder 8. Correspondence, Li-Lz Box 2. Folder 9. Correspondence, M-Mb Box 2. Folder 10. Correspondence, Mc-Mn Box 2. Folder 11. Correspondence, Mo-Mz Box 2. Folder 12. Correspondence, N-Nd Box 2. Folder 13. Correspondence, Ne-Nl Box 2. Folder 14. Correspondence, Nm-Nz Box 2. Folder 15. Correspondence, O-Oz Box 2. Folder 16. Correspondence, P-Pf Box 2. Folder 17. Correspondence, Pg-Pz Box 3. Folder 1. Correspondence, R-Ri Box 3. Folder 2. Correspondence, Rj-Rz Box 3. Folder 3. Correspondence, S-Sc Box 3. Folder 4. Correspondence, Sd-Sm Box 3. Folder 5. Correspondence, Sn-Ste Box 3. Folder 6. Correspondence, Stf-Sz Box 3. Folder 7. Correspondence, T-U Box 3. Folder 8. Correspondence, V-Vz Box 3. Folder 9. Correspondence, W-We Box 3. Folder 10. Correspondence, Wf-Wz Box 3. Folder 11. Correspondence, Y-Yz



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