UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
May 2-3, 1905


Volume OC - Pages 362-366

Reno, Nevada

May 2, 1905

The Board of Regents met at their Office on Tuesday, May 2, 1905,

at 10 o'clock A.M. Present: W. W. Booher, Oscar J. Smith and

H. S. Starrett.

Minutes of April 8 read and, with the following correction,


The request of the young lady students of Manzanita Hall

with reference to locating the new Dining Hall was granted

and the Secretary of the Board was instructed to notify the

Committee of the action of the Board.

President Stubbs read his report.

Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

action of the Chairman of the Board and the President of the Uni-

versity in allowing the contractor $375 extra on brick to be used

in the Metallurgical Laboratory building, on account of the brick

being a better quality and quicker delivery to the contractor,

was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Starrett, seconded by Regent Booher, the

Chairman and Secretary of the Board were authorized to advertise

for bids in the Reno Evening Gazette, Nevada State Journal and

the Nevada Observer for the Dining Hall building and porch for

Manzanita Hall, both bids as per plans and specifications on file

in the Regents' Office. Said bids to be opened at 3 o'clock P.M.

Monday, May 29, 1905.

Upon motion of Regent Starrett, seconded by Regent Booher, the

claim for the balance due on the Tri-Decennial publication of

$250 was ordered allowed and paid from the Contingency Fund.

Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

Secretary of the Board was instructed to acknowledge the thanks

and appreciation of the Regents for the general donation of Mr.

C. J. Cutts of Carson City, Nevada, of Two Hundred dollars a year

for lectures to begin at the University on important social ques-


The Library apportionment from the State funds for the two years

ending December 31, 1906, recommended by President Stubbs, was

approved as follows:

Library for books, periodicals & binding $ 350

History Department books, maps, etc. 400

Pedagogical Department, books, etc. 350

English Department 200

Latin Department 200

Zoology & Physiology Department 100

Botanical Department 100

Modern Language Department 100

Mathematics & Mechanics Department 100

Political Economy & Law Department 100

High School 100

Total $2100

Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund Apportionment

Mining Engineering $ 100

Mechanical Engineering 100

Civil Engineering 100

Geology Department 100

Chemistry Department 100

Physics Department 100

Total $ 600

Greek & Economics $ 100

Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, an

appropriation of One Hundred dollars was allowed to President

Stubbs and Professor Kennedy for their expenses to Lincoln County

for the purpose of assisting the State Commissioners in selecting

land for the State Experiment Station.

Claims from the several funds were allowed as follows:

Contingent & Interest Account - No. 60-74

April Payroll - P & I $1676.01

April Payroll - Students 322.00

William Thurman 48.38

Thomas Sheldon 42.75

J. E. Church & Son 250.00

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 78.40

H. S. Starrett 29.50

W. W. Booher 38.65

Reno Mercantile Co. 44.60

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 5.05

E. L. Drappo 97.50

Geo. H. Taylor 5.90

J. R. Bradley Co. 105.50

Nevada Athletic Association 60.00

Yawman & Erbe Manufacturing Co. 5.45

Total $2809.69

Metallurgical Laboratory Building Fund - No. 1-2

Cheney & Massey $ 20.00

Reno Evening Gazette 7.50

Total $ 27.50

Chemical Fire Engine Fund - No. 1

R. S. Chapman $ 675.00

Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 227-256

April Payroll $1398.03

Students 30.40

Students 14.40

Geo. J. Young 87.48

J. R. Bradley Co. 28.05

Nevada Engineering Works 4.90

Reno Truck & Transfer Co. 20.25

Mr. J. H. Upson 5.00

Barndollar & Durley 47.70

R. Herz & Bros. 20.41

Geo. H. Taylor 18.12

Nevada State Journal 201.00

Reno Mercantile Co. 16.00

Sub-Total $1891.74

Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 4122-4129

Remington Typewriter Co. $ 79.50

William H. Guild Co. 37.67

Scientific American Club 46.00

Eugene Dietzgen Co. 5.40

H. S. Crocker Co. 5.25

J. P. Colt Co. 1.25

F. W. Braun & Co. 14.00

F. W. Braun & Co. 56.37

Sub-Total $ 245.44

Total $2137.18

Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 4529-4563

April Payroll - Salaries $ 981.00

J. E. Stubbs 37.35

James O'Neill 2.00

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 84.90

Geo. H. Taylor 12.91

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. .50

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 13.90

J. R. Bradley Co. 4.00

Samuel B. Doten 134.35

Nevada State Journal 10.00

Reno Power Light & Water Co. .80

D. Hill 4.75

H. S. Crocker Co. 4.50

John Breuner Co. 54.07

Barbeldes & Co. 4.88

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. 2.80

Francis Valentine Co. 9.50

Cox Seed Co. 2.00

Germain Seed Co. 2.25

Total $1366.46

Farm Sales Experiment Station - No. 94

Geo. H. Taylor a/c J. E. Stubbs $ 50.00

No further business, the Board ajourned to meet Monday, May 29,

1905 at 3 o'clock P.M.

Oscar J. Smith


Geo. H. Taylor