UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
February 1-2, 1886
Volume OB - Pages 27-28
State of Nevada
Virginia City, February 1, 1886
Pursuant to adjournment the Board of Regents met at Virginia
City on Monday, February 1st. Present: Regents Getchell and
Shaw. Absent: Regent Rand.
On motion of Regent Shaw, it was ordered that M. J. Curtis, the
Supervising Architect, be directed to notify the contractors
Messrs. Burke Bros., to have the building ready for acceptance
not later than the 10th inst.
On motion of Regent Getchell, Professor A. J. Willis was in-
structed to proceed to Elko to receive all serviceable Univer-
sity property now there and transfer same to Reno, and to dis-
pose of all such unserviceable property as he may find to the
best interests of the State.
Regent Shaw submitted the Register of the University, which was
adopted and 500 copies ordered.
The Bill now before Congress, appropriating $15,000.00 per annum
toward the establishment of Agricultural Experimental Stations
was endorsed, and Regent Shaw authorized to communicate with our
Senators and Representatives in Congress, requesting support of
On motion, Regent Shaw was authorized to communicate with Cyril
Hazen, Chief Legal Officer U. S. Army, requesting him to transfer
the "U. S. Meteorological Station" at Winnemucca to the Univer-
sity at Reno; also to communicate with the Secretary of War in
respect to supplying the State University with a fieldpiece, arms
and equipment, in compliance with Sections 1225 of the Revised
On motion of Regent Shaw the Board adjourned subject to the call
of the Chairman Pro Tem.
L. W. Getchell
Chairman Pro Tem
H. G. Shaw
Secretary Pro Tem