UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
January 30-31, 1886
Volume OB - Pages 26-27
State of Nevada
Reno, January 30, 1886
Pursuant to adjournment, the Board met at Reno, Saturday,
January 30th, at 11 A.M. Present: Regents Getchell and Shaw.
Absent: Regent J. H. Rand.
Regent Getchell reported that the insurance companies had de-
clined to insure the University building for more than $10,000.
M. J. Curtis, Supervising Architect, reported that he had in-
structed Messrs. Burke Brothers, the contractor, to put on an
additional force of workingmen, and that the building would be
completed on or before February 11th.
The resignation of Mr. F. E. Fielding, as Assayer and Mining
Engineer of State University, to take effect January 20th, was
received and accepted.
Professor Orvis Ring appeared before the Board and declined the
Office of Principal of the Preparatory Department of the State
Professor A. J. Willis of Virginia City, was elected Assayer
and Mining Engineer of State University, at a salary of $250
per month, his services to begin on February 15th, 1886.
Regent Getchell was authorized as a committee of one to purchase
ten cords of wood.
Mr. Orlando Evans appeared before the Board, and expressed his
desire to enter into negotiations with the Board to build a
reservoir and lay pipes to the University building for an effi-
cient water supply. He was requested to embody his proposal in
The Board thereupon adjourned to meet in Virginia City on Monday,
February 1st, 1886.
L. W. Getchell
President, Pro Tem
H. G. Shaw
Secretary, Pro Tem