UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
August 25-26, 1902


Volume OC - Pages 258-263

Reno, Nevada

August 25, 1902

The Board of Regents met at their Office at 10 o'clock A.M.,

August 25, 1902. Present J. N. Evans and W. W. Booher. Absent

W. E. F. Deal.

Minutes of June 2nd and 4th were read and approved.

President Stubbs was absent on account of sickness. Professor

Thurtell, Acting President, was present and made his report.

On motion of Regent Booher, President Stubbs was granted a leave

of absence for two months with salary.

On motion, Professor Mc Dowell was granted an extension of time

until January 1, 1903.

The Chairman of the Board was authorized to purchase five cords

of dry slab wood for immediate use.

The Chairman of the Board was authorized to purchase two cars of

coal for the University.

It was moved and carried that the appointment of a Professor to

fill the Chair of Pedagogy be deferred and Mrs. Mary W. Emery

be appointed to fill the position temporarily.

On the recommendation of Acting President Thurtell, Mrs. Maude

Wheeler was appointed Instructor in German and Mathematics at a

salary of Seventy Five dollars per month from September 1, 1902.

This appointment and salary to continue as long as her full serv-

ices are required in the University.

On the recommendation of President Stubbs, the Board authorized

the employment of Joseph Alfred Williams to teach the Class in

Second Year High School, Department of English for the Fall term

at the salary agreed upon by Dr. Stubbs with Mr. Williams.

The resignation of Ada Edwards as Instructor of Hygiene and

Physical Training was received and, upon motion, accepted.

The Chairman of the Board was authorized to purchase a die for

punching catalogues and for the use by the Librarian.

The resolution of the Miners Union of Virginia City was received

and ordered spread upon the minutes.

Virginia, Nevada August 9, 1902

Dr. J. E. Stubbs

Reno, Nevada

Dear Sir:

At a regular meeting of the Virginia City Miners Union held

Friday evening, August 8, 1902, the following resolutions

were unanimously adopted and a copy ordered to be sent to

your honorable Board.

WHEREAS, the members of Virginia City Miners Union have seen

with increasing satisfaction the efforts of the Nevada State

University to establish in this City a System of University

Extension which affords the miners the opportunity of becom-

ing more useful and intelligent in their vacations; and,

WHEREAS, the object of this Union is to promote and hasten

the same; and,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Virginia City Miners Union

extend its thanks to the Board of University Regents and to

the President and members of the faculty who have given their

time and attention to the Extension class; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Union hopes that the idea

of University Extension will be fostered and encouraged so

that it may become a permanent part of our State Educational

System and to aid in promoting this end to which we pledge

our best efforts.

/s/ J. W. Kinniken


On motion of Regent Booher, the salary of Professor L. F.

Wrinkle, Department of Mining Engineer, was reduced to Two

Thousand ($2000) per annum to take effect September 1, 1902.

Professor Henry R. Evans, Instructor in University Extension

work at Virginia City, was granted a leave of absence for one


On motion, the Secretary of the Board was authorized to advertise

in the Reno Evening Gazette and Reno Journal for 250 cords 4-foot

split Pine wood and 60 cords any slab wood to be delivered, piled

and measured on the University grounds during the months of Oc-

tober and November, 1902. Said bids to be received on or before

10 A.M., September 27, 1902.

Requisition of Mr. Richard Brown was approved.

Board adjourned to meet at 7 P.M., August 25.

J. N. Evans


Geo. H. Taylor


Board of Regents met at 7 P.M., Monday evening, August 25, 1902.

Present Regents Booher and Evans, absent Regent Deal.

Requisitions of Professor N. E. Wilson for chemicals for the

Experiment Station Laboratory for about $300 was approved, and

for chemicals for University Laboratories from $600 to $700 was


On motion of Regent Booher, Mr. Maurice Fitzmaurice was appointed

as Assistant Instructor in Chemistry in the University and Exper-

iment Station at a salary of Seventy Five dollars ($75) per month

for the academic year commencing with September 1, 1902.

On motion of Regent Booher, the resignation of Captain Hollis

Chenery Clark, Instructor in Military Science and Tactics, was

received and accepted to take effect August 31, 1902.

On motion of Regent Booher, F. R. Lewis, Edward Banker and Roy

Robinson were appointed auditors to examine the books and ac-

counts of the Agricultural Experiment Station for the fiscal year

ended June 30, 1902.

Claims were allowed as follows:

Contingent Fund and Interest Account - No. 199

July Payroll $1057.23

Agricultural & Mechanic College Fund - No. 3308-3322

July Payroll $1883.32

Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 3372-3389

July Payroll $ 953.58

Contingent Fund and Interest Account - No. 200-207

August Payroll $1021.00

Nevada Power, Light & Water 143.80

Nevada Power, Light & Water 75.00

Reno Mercantile Co. 21.51

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 50.87

Sunset Telephone Co. 4.75

John F. Aitken 56.50

Geo. H. Taylor 24.66

Total $1398.09

Agricultural & Mechanic College Fund - No. 3323-3352

August Payroll $1919.32

Geo. H. Taylor 16.53

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 34.16

Porteous Decorating Co. 5.85

Reno Mercantile Co. 6.45

Reno Mercantile Co. 35.20

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 2.75

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 17.44

Arthur D. Thomas Co. 126.15

Trill Indicator Co. 12.00

Louis P. Mc Cary 3.50

Moulton Publishing Co. 5.00

A. M. Robertson 73.55

Total $2257.90

Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 3390-3437

August Payroll $ 979.83

P. B. Kennedy 51.15

Henry White 36.00

Geo. H. Taylor 51.04

Sunset Telephone Co. 5.00

Steve Williams 26.40

Reno Rock & Coal Co. 16.85

Cann Drug Co. 19.40

Great American Imperial Tea Co. 8.00

Reno Mercantile Co. 12.55

C. Novachovich 4.50

Frank Campbell 10.40

T. G. Gaynor 9.10

Morris & Levy 2.15

R. L. Purcel 5.75

Reno Mercantile Co. 15.59

James O'Neill 9.75

J. R. Bradley Co. 3.20

J. R. Bradley Co. 3.00

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 5.03

B. J. Genesy 15.85

B. J. Genesy 11.50

Gray Reid & Co. 17.55

Sol Levy 1.40

Geo. I. James 27.75

Daniels & Steinmetz 61.55

Nevada Power, Light & Water Co. 47.00

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 2.56

Cox Seed Co. 1.52

Franklin Engraving Co. 73.82

Total $1535.19

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet

September 20, 1902.

J. N. Evans


Geo. H. Taylor