UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
August 24-25, 1897


Volume OC - Pages 142-145

Reno, Nevada

August 24, 1897

The Board met at the Office of Regent Deal, Tuesday, August 24,

1897, at 10 o'clock A.M., a full Board being present.

The matter of expenses and salaries was carefully considered and,

on motion of Regent Evans, seconded by Regent Starrett, the sal-

aries of Miss H. K. Clapp was placed at $100.00 per month, $75.00

to be paid from the State Funds and $25.00 to be paid from the

Experiment Station Funds, and R. E. Lannsburg was reduced to

$75.00 per month, both to take effect from September 1, 1897.

On motion of W. E. Deal, seconded by H. S. Starrett, the Secre-

tary was requested to extend the thanks of the Board to Mr.

J. C. Stubbs, Third Vice President of the Southern Pacific Co.,

for his kindness in procuring transportation for President

Stubbs as a delegate in attending the Annual Convention of

American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations held at

Minneapolis in July last.

On motion of Regent Deal, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

Secretary was requested to extend the thanks of the Board to Mr.

Irving M. Scott, Vice President and General Manager of the Union

Iron Works in San Francisco, for his kindness in permitting our

party through the Works and to Mr. John Scott for the great pains

shown in explaining the workings in detail of all the Depart-


The appointment of E. W. Hubbard, First Lieutenant, Third

Artillery, United States Army, as Professor of Military Science

and Tactics, and to the Chair of Civil Engineering, at an annual

salary of Seven Hundred Dollars, commencing from September 1,

1897, payable in ten or twelve monthly installments as Lieutenant

Hubbard may elect, and the agreement made between J. E. Stubbs,

President, and Lieutenant E. W. Hubbard on the 8th of June, 1897

is hereby confirmed.

The appointment of Miss Anna H. Martin as Instructor in the De-

partment of History without salary from September 1, 1897 until

further orders of the Board was confirmed.

President Stubbs recommended that Professor R. D. Jackson be

given a leave of absence for the month of September, which was


On motion of W. E. F. Deal, seconded by J. N. Evans, it was or-

dered that President Stubbs purchase the following list of tools

and machinery: 1 iron lathe, 1 shaper, 1 varied wood lathe, 3

wood lathes, 12 vises, 3 Blacksmith's vises, 8 anvils, bench

lumber, Blacksmith Shop equipped for the Mechanical building,

cost not to exceed $2500.00.

The bid of S. A. Wells for 150 cords of wood (split and limb)

at $3.89 per cord to be delivered at any of the buildings on the

University grounds was accepted.

On motion of Regent Deal, the following resolution was adopted:

RESOLVED, that the salaries of the Officers, Professors,

Teachers and all other employees of the University from and

after September 1, 1897 be and are hereby fixed at the rate

per year set opposite the names of such employees respective-


Joseph E. Stubbs, President 2700

W. Mc N. Miller 2000

R. D. Jackson 2000

T. W. Cowgill 1800

Henry Thurbell 1800

J. W. Phillips 1800

Robert Lewers 1800

Richard Brown 1800

H. K. Clapp 900

Charles P. Brown 1200

E. W. Hubbard 700

Marg W. Emery 1800

Kate Bardenwerper 840

Estella B. Ede 600

Laura de Laguna 1000

J. E. Church, Jr. 1800

Samuel Nusworth 600

Geo. H. Taylor 300

Experiment Station

Joseph E. Stubbs, Director 1300

R. H. Mc Dowell 1800

A. A. Hillman 1800

N. E. Wilson 1800

H. K. Clapp 300

Geo. H. Taylor 300

R. E. Lannsburg 900

BE IT THEN RESOLVED, that said salaries be payable in twelve

equal monthly installments and that both the employment and

compensation of each and all said employees shall continue

during the pleasure of the Board of Regents only, subject to

termination or change at any time;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Secretary notify each em-

ployee in writing of said action of the Board of Regents.

Claims were allowed August 25, 1897 as follows:

Contingent University Fund

Nevada State Journal 60.50

Library Bureau 8.75

Gus Kappo 6.00

Geo. A. Booth 10.00

Riverside Hotel 33.50

Reno Water & Light Co. July 100.00

Sheeline & Osburn Insurance premiums 121.00

Washoe County Bank Insurance premiums 271.92


Mechanical Building Fund

Parker Hamilton 315.00

Geo. A. Booth Bal due on contract 2055.95


Mr. Booth presented receipts as follows:

Nevada Hardware and Supply Co., September 11, 1897, for

$575.00 in full for material furnished Mechanical building,

Reno Mill & Lumber Co., September 20, 1897, for $2200.00 in

full for material furnished for the Mechanical building, and

a receipt for $100.00 of September 20 for extra material

furnished the Mechanical building under the contract.

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at

the call of the President.

J. N. Evans


Geo. H. Taylor