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R. G. Gustavson, Senate Correspondence, Chancellor Records

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

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

Dates: 1946-1953

Quantity: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Collection Number: RG 05-13-05

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: R. G. Gustavson, Senate Correspondence, Chancellor Records (RG 05-13-05). 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 Faculty Senate at 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: Senate CorrespondenceBox 1. Folder 1. Academic Privilege Committee, 1946-1953 Box 1. Folder 2. Building Committee, 1947 Box 1. Folder 3. Building Committee, 1948, Apr.-Dec. Box 1. Folder 4. Building Committee, 1948, Jan.-Mar. Box 1. Folder 5. Building Committee, 1949 Box 1. Folder 6. Building Committee, 1950 Box 1. Folder 7. Building Committee, 1951-1952 Box 1. Folder 8. Calendar Committee, 1949-1953 Box 1. Folder 9. Chancellorship Committee, 1953 Box 1. Folder 10. Commencement and Honorary Degree Committee, 1949-1953 Box 1. Folder 11. Committees of the Faculty, 1946-1948 Box 1. Folder 12. Committees of the Faculty, reports, 1947-1948 Box 2. Folder 1. Committees of the Faculty, reports 1951-1953 Box 2. Folder 2. Committees of the Faculty, 1949-1952 Box 2. Folder 3. Committee on Committees, 1948-1950 Box 2. Folder 4. Committee on Committees, 1951-1953 Box 2. Folder 5. Convocations Committee, 1949-1953 Box 2. Folder 6. Courses of Study Committee, 1952 Box 2. Folder 7. Duplication of Courses Committee, 1949 Box 2. Folder 8-9. Duplication of Courses Committee, 1950 (1) Box 2. Folder 10. Duplication of Courses Committee, 1951-1953 Box 2. Folder 11. Entrance Requirements Committee, 1952 Box 2. Folder 12. Honors Convocation Committee, 1947-1953 Box 2. Folder 13. Liaison Committee, 1948-1952 Box 2. Folder 14. Library Committee, 1950-1953 Box 2. Folder 15. Memorial Service Committee, 1948-1953 Box 2. Folder 16. Museum Consulting Committee, 1949-1953 Box 2. Folder 17. Policy Committee, 1949 Box 3. Folder 1. Policy Committee, 1950 Box 3. Folder 2. Policy Committee, 1951 Box 3. Folder 3. Policy Committee, 1952 Box 3. Folder 4. Research Council and Research Grants Committee, 1948-1953 Box 3. Folder 5. Renumbering of Courses Committee, 1950-1952 Box 3. Folder 6. Retirement and Insurance Committee, 1948-1953 Box 3. Folder 7. Scholarship Awards Committee, 1949-1953 Box 3. Folder 8. Scholarship Appeals Committee, 1949-1953 Box 3. Folder 9. Semester Examinations Committee, 1949-1953 Box 3. Folder 10. Student Affairs Committee, 1949-1950 Box 3. Folder 11. Student Affairs Committee, 1951-1952 Box 3. Folder 12. Student Conduct Committee, 1949-1953 Box 3. Folder 13. Student Loan Committee, 1949-1953 Box 3. Folder 14. Universities Studies Committee, 1949-1953



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