UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 1-2, 1885


Volume OB - Pages 6-7

                      Reno, Washoe Co., Nevada

                            June 1, 1885

Pursuant to the call of the President, the Board of Regents met

at the Court House at Reno, Washoe Co., Nevada at 11 o'clock

A.M. on June 1, 1885.

In the absence of M. D. Noteware, Regent H. G. Shaw acted as


In order to confer with the Board of Commissioners of Washoe

County with respect to the removal of the University from Elko

to Reno, a recess of one hour was taken for that purpose.

                          Board in Session

Mr. Rand in the Chair.

Upon motion of Regent Shaw, seconded by Regent Getchell, it was

resolved that the sum of Five Thousand ($5000.00) Dollars to

be paid by the Commissioners of Washoe County in aid of the

construction of the State University building at Reno to be

placed on special deposit in the First National Bank of Reno,

subject to withdrawal only upon the joint order of all the


Upon motion of Regent Shaw, the following advertisement was

ordered inserted in the "Nevada Journal" and "Reno Gazette":

     The Board of Regents of the State University will meet at

     the Washoe County Court House, at 11 A.M. on Tuesday,

     June 2, 1885, for the purpose of considering the question

     of selecting a site for the University buildings in or

     adjacent to the town of Reno.

     Proposals are invited by the Board of Regents for the said

     site from any parties having lands to dispose of suitable

     for said Institution.

     No proposal will be entertained for less than ten (10)


     An invitation is extended to all citizens interested in

     the future welfare of the State University to attend the

     above meeting and advise the Board of Regents in the matter

     of the selection of the site.

                                           J. H. Rand

                          Regents:         L. W. Getchell

                                           H. G. Shaw

After recess, it appearing that the Commissioners desired another

day for consideration and action, the Board of Regents adjourned

until June 2, 1885.

                             J. H. Rand


H. G. Shaw

Secretary, Pro Tem