Press release, retirements

Title

Press release, retirements

Subject

Champe, John L. (John Leland), 1895-
Raysor, Thomas Middleton, 1895-
Spaulding, Freda
Rosenquist, Carl Elmer

Description

A letter stating that John Champe will be retiring a nd listing additional retirements for other faculty

Creator

University of Nebraska News Service

Publisher

Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries

Date

1963, Apr. 29

Rights

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Transcription

April 29, 1963
The Board of Regenats Monday (April 29) approved the retirements of four emeritus teaching staff members of the University of Nebraska. Their total teaching experience amounts to 109 years.
-- Dr. John L. Champe, professor emeritus of anthropology , after 23 years at the University. Dr. Champe is regarded as one of the most important authorities on Great Plains archeology. He server as chairman of the department from 1953 to 1961. He is well known for his research on Ash Hollow Cave near Lewellen and with Harry Weakley, a dendrochronologist, provided the framework for the first precise dating of arceological sequences in the plains using the tree-ring dating technique;

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Citation

University of Nebraska News Service, “Press release, retirements ,” Nebraska U, accessed February 9, 2023, https://unlhistory.unl.edu/items/show/1104.

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