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R. G. Gustavson, Subject Correspondence, Chancellor Records

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

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

Dates: 1946-1953

Quantity: 5 boxes (4 linear feet)

Collection Number: RG 05-13-03

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: R. G. Gustavson, Subject Correspondence, Chancellor Records (RG 05-13-03). 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:

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

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: Box 1. Folder 1. National Commission on Accrediting, president, 1947-1951 Box 1. Folder 2. National Commission on Accrediting, president, 1952-1953 Box 1. Folder 3. Administrative Council, 1949-1951 Box 1. Folder 4. Agricultural Research Foundation, 1947 Box 1. Folder 5. American Council on Education, 1948-1954 Box 1. Folder 6. American Council on Education, Committee on Athletics, 1951 Box 1. Folder 7. Argonne Laboratory, 1945-1953 Box 1. Folder 8. Board of Regents, 1946-1949 Box 1. Folder 9. Board of Regents, 1950-1951 Box 1. Folder 10. Board of Regents, 1952 Box 1. Folder 11. Board of Regents, 1953 Box 1. Folder 12. Budget, annual, 1950-1951 Box 1. Folder 13-15. Budget, annual, 1952-1953 Box 2. Folder 1. Budget, legislative file, 1953 Box 2. Folder 2. Budget, biennial explanations, 1951-1953 Box 2. Folder 3. Chemurgy Project, 1947-1949 Box 2. Folder 4. Class size study, 1949-1952 Box 2. Folder 5. Commencement, 1947 Box 2. Folder 6. Commencement, 1948 Box 2. Folder 7. Commencement, 1949 Box 2. Folder 8. Commencement, 1950 Box 2. Folder 9. Commencement and Honors Day, 1951 Box 3. Folder 1. Commencement and Honors Day, 1952 Box 3. Folder 2-3. Commencement and Honors Day, 1953 Box 3. Folder 4. Council of State Governments, 1952-1953 Box 3. Folder 5. Deans and directors, 1947-1953 Box 3. Folder 6. Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, 1948-1951 Box 3. Folder 7. Faculty Homecoming Dinner, 1947-1953 Box 3. Folder 8. Fort Robinson, 1953 Box 3. Folder 9. Friendship Train, Abraham Lincoln, chair, 1948 Box 3. Folder 10. Institute for the Study of Virus Diseases, 1947 Box 3. Folder 11. Land Grant Colleges and Universities Association, 1951-1954 Box 3. Folder 12. Latvian Memorial, 1952-1954 Box 3. Folder 13. Legislative Business, 1947-1951 Box 3. Folder 14. Legislative Business, 1953 Box 3. Folder 15. McKelvie Ranch, 1951-1953 Box 3. Folder 16. Medical College, Lutheran Hospital affiliation, 1952 Box 3. Folder 17. Memorial Services, 1947-1953 Box 3. Folder 18. National Council Against Conscription, 1947-1949 Box 3. Folder 19. National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, 1952 Box 3. Folder 20. National Research Council, Committee for Post Doctoral Fellowships, 1949-1951 Box 4. Folder 1. National Science Foundation, 1947-1950 Box 4. Folder 2. Navy Panel reports, 1947-1948 Box 4. Folder 3. North Platte Road, 1951 Box 4. Folder 4. Pan-Hellenic Association, 1949-1950 Box 4. Folder 5. Parking, 1947-1953 Box 4. Folder 6. Fred Pelton, fund, 1950 Box 4. Folder 7. Point Four Program, 1950-1951 Box 4. Folder 8. Political Activities, staff members, 1950-1952 Box 4. Folder 9-10. Promotions criteria, 1948 Box 4. Folder 11. Promotions criteria, 1949 Box 4. Folder 12. Regents bookstore, 1952 Box 4. Folder 13. Religious Courses on the Campus, 1952 Box 4. Folder 14. Research Corporation, 1951-1952 Box 4. Folder 15. Retirement plan, 1946-1948 Box 4. Folder 16. Retirement plan, 1949 Box 4. Folder 17. Retirement plan, 1950-1951 Box 4. Folder 18. Retirement plan, 1952-1953 Box 5. Folder 1. Riot, 1952 Box 5. Folder 2. Edward C. Rosenow, 1949-1952 Box 5. Folder 3. Social Security, 1950-1951 Box 5. Folder 4. Social Security, 1952-1953 Box 5. Folder 5. Teachers insurance and annuity association, 1947-1952 Box 5. Folder 6. UNESCO Commission, 1946-1947 Box 5. Folder 7. UNESCO Commission, 1947-1948 Box 5. Folder 8. UNESCO, Mexico, 1947 Box 5. Folder 9. University chapel, 1947 Box 5. Folder 10. United States Naval Academy, Board of Visitors, 1951-1953 Box 5. Folder 11. United States Public Health Service, National Advisory Health Council, 1947-1953



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