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R. G. Gustavson, University Correspondence, Chancellor Records

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

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

Dates: 1946-1953

Quantity: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Collection Number: RG 05-13-02

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: R. G. Gustavson, University Correspondence, Chancellor Records (RG 05-13-02). 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 from individuals or programs 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. Accreditation, nursing Box 1. Folder 2. Air Force R.OT.C. Department, 1951-1953 Box 1. Folder 3. Architecture Department, 1948 Box 1. Folder 4. Army R.O.T.C. Department, 1946-1947 Box 1. Folder 5. Army R.O.T.C. Department, 1948-1950 Box 1. Folder 6. Army R.O.T.C. Department, 1951-1953 Box 1. Folder 7. Art Department, 1947-1950 Box 1. Folder 8. Arts and Sciences, College of, deanship, 1951 Box 1. Folder 9. Arts and Sciences, College of, deanship, 1952 Box 1. Folder 10. Ashton, Dudley, Department of Physical Education for Women, 1952-1953 Box 1. Folder 11. Baker, Marvel L., dean, College of Agriculture Experiment Station, 1947-1952 Box 1. Folder 12. Basoco, M.A., chair, Department of Mathematics, 1952-1953 Box 1. Folder 13. Belsheim, Edmond O., 1949-1951 Box 1. Folder 14. Beutel, F.K., dean, College of Law, 1946-1949 Box 2. Folder 1. Broady, K.O., director, Extension Division, 1946-1953 Box 2. Folder 2. Burr, W.W., dean, College of Agriculture, 1946-1947 Box 2. Folder 3. Burr, W.W., dean, College of Agriculture, 1948 Box 2. Folder 4. Burt, Joseph B., dean, College of Pharmacy, 1946-1947 Box 2. Folder 5. Burt, Joseph B., dean, College of Pharmacy, 1948-1950 Box 2. Folder 6. Burt, Joseph B., dean, College of Pharmacy, 1951-1953 Box 2. Folder 7. Business Administration deanship, 1945-1946 Box 2. Folder 8. Cline, Earl, Attorney for the University of Nebraska, 1947-1948 Box 2. Folder 9. Cline, Earl, Attorney for the University of Nebraska, 1949-1953 Box 2. Folder 10. Colbert, J.P., dean, Division of Student Affairs, 1952-1953 Box 2. Folder 11. College of Arts and Sciences Box 3. Folder 1. Davis, H.P., chair, Department of Dairy Husbandry, 1946-1947 Box 3. Folder 2. Douthit, H.K., Superintendent, Nebraska School of Agriculture, Curtis, 1946-1953 Box 3. Folder 3. Fine Arts School, 1951-1952 Box 3. Folder 4. Foltz, David, chair, Department of Music, 1953 Box 3. Folder 5. Fuenning, S.I., director, University Student Health Service, 1947-1953 Box 3. Folder 6. Fullbrook, Earl S., dean, 1952-1953 Box 3. Folder 7. Glick, F.Z., director, Graduate School of Social Work, 1947-1952 Box 3. Folder 8. Goss, R.W., dean, Graduate College, 1946-1949 Box 3. Folder 9. Goss, R.W., dean, Graduate College, 1950-1953 Box 3. Folder 10. Green, R.M., dean, College of Engineering and Architecture, 1946-1952 Box 3. Folder 11. Henzlik, F.E., dean, Teachers College, 1948-1953 Box 3. Folder 12. Hooper, B.L., dean, College of Dentistry, 1947-1953 Box 3. Folder 13. Intercollegiate Athletics, 1947-1948 Box 3. Folder 14. Intercollegiate Athletics, 1949-1951 Box 3. Folder 15. Intercollegiate Athletics, 1952 Box 3. Folder 16. Intercollegiate Athletics, 1953 Box 4. Folder 1. Keim, F.D., chair, Department of Agronomy, 1946-1951 Box 4. Folder 2. Kirsch, F.D., director, University Art Galleries, 1947-1950 Box 4. Folder 3. Laging, Duard W., chair, Department of Art, 1950-1953 Box 4. Folder 4. Lambert, W.V., dean and director, College of Agriculture, 1948-1949 Box 4. Folder 5. Lambert, W.V., dean and director, College of Agriculture, 1950-1951 Box 4. Folder 6. Lambert, W.V., dean and director, College of Agriculture, 1952-1953 Box 4. Folder 7. Law College, 1947-1952 Box 4. Folder 8. Lueth, Harold C., dean, College of Medicine, 1946-1948 Box 4. Folder 9. Lueth, Harold C., dean, College of Medicine, 1949-1952 Box 4. Folder 10. Lundy, Frank A., director, University Libraries, 1946-1947 Box 4. Folder 11. Lundy, Frank A., director, University Libraries, 1949-1950 Box 4. Folder 12. Lundy, Frank A., director, University Libraries, 1951-1952 Box 4. Folder 13. Means, Louis E., director, Physical Education, 1946-1948 Box 4. Folder 14. Medical College, Recognition Dinner, 1950 Box 4. Folder 15. Medical College, 1952-1953 Box 5. Folder 1. Militzer, Walter E., dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 1952-1953 Box 5. Folder 2. Moritz, R.D., dean, Summer School, 1946 Box 5. Folder 3. Navy Department, 1946-1948 Box 5. Folder 4. Navy Department, 1949-1953 Box 5. Folder 5. Oldfather, C.H., dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 1946-1951 Box 5. Folder 6. Physical Education for Women, chairship, 1952 Box 5. Folder 7. Rosenlof, G.W., Registrar, dean of Admissions and Inter-Institutional Relationships, 1946-1952 Box 5. Folder 8. Round, George, director, Public Relations, 1947-1953 Box 5. Folder 9. Selleck, John K., Comptroller, 1946-1953 Box 5. Folder 10. Social Work Graduate School, 1952 Box 5. Folder 11. Swindler, W.F., director, School of Journalism, 1947-1953 Box 5. Folder 12. Thompson, T.J., dean, Student Affairs, 1947-1951 Box 5. Folder 13. Tollman, J.P., dean, College of Medicine, 1952-1953 Box 5. Folder 14. Westbrook, A.E., director, School of Fine Arts, 1946-1952



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