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Letter from George E. Church, professor in the Department of Latin to the Board of Regents requesting a leave of absence to go to the University of Berlin. December 13, 1876.

Taken from the 1914 Cornhusker, this layout depicts the second of two plans for campus consolidation at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Cover detail of article titled "Woman Suffrage Militant... Edith Abbott"

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Alfred V. Parish, of the University of Nebraska, National Commander of the Pershing Rifles Association is examining a photo of General Pershing in the Pershing Memorial Museum at Fort Myer, Virginia.

An excerpt from the Board of Regents minutes that includes Chancellor Benjamin Andrews' letter of resignation and the accepting of that resignation by the Regents.

August 5, 1909, letter referencing the Bohemian Council of Higher Education appreciation for the work done in the Czech Language department on behalf of the Bohemian people.

A letter to Professor Laurence Fossler from Chancellor Avery about the German program during World War I. The correspondence ends with Avery asking Fossler for a less German word of Sauerkraut.

A letter informing Sarka B. Hrbkova that the Czech Language Program is being discontinued along with Scandinavian and Hebrew at the University, in addition to her termination from the University.

Report of the Regents Committee on the course of study re classification of students and instructors in the Latin School. N. D. (1874?)

Portrait of Willa Cather taken during her first year at the University of Nebraska, 1891-1892.

A photograph of the statue of Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne that is located outside of the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex.

Another view of the statue of Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne, which is located outside of the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex on the north side of Memorial Stadium.

A picture of the plaque outside of Memorial Stadium that was dedicated to the coaches Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne.

A close-up picture of the plaque dedicated to coaches Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne outside of Memorial Stadium.

The Plaque Reads:

Nebraska's tradition of great football received new impetus when Bob Devaney arrived in 1968 to become coach. For…

(Pp. 5) In a short letter written to the board of regents, governor David Butler reports the state's University Fund. Governor Butler also mentions the federally allocated land, which at the time was being surveyed for sale.

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The regents formed a committee to secure the federally endowed land, so that sales might commence. Proceeds from sold land would enter the University Fund (sic).

The Land Endowment (Pp. 28-29) The regents request that the process of surveying and allocating land be sped up, so that a steady income may be provided to the university. Additionally, the regents declare their intent to foster a university that…

(Pp. 4-5) The Committee for Land Selection suggested to the state legislature, that the federally endowed land be sold or leased as soon as possible. Thus the profits may be invested and the annual dividends could supplement the university fund.

The Industrial College (Pp. 4-5) The regents again ask for the state legislature to act with haste in relation to the federally endowed land. Although the bureaucratic structure of the university was taking form, the physical university was at an…

Receipts and Expenditures (Pp. 5) This excerpt from the 1882 Regents' Report, gives specific accounting numbers for the university. In 1882, the university's income hit the level the regents had been expecting. For a two year fiscal period a total of…

"Receipts and Expenditures" (Pp. 4) & "Probable Income" (Pp. 12) In 1884 the income from land leased and interest on sold lands began to seriously materialize. The expected two year income from these lands was $70,000, with an additional $17,000…

Receipts and Expenditures (Pp. 17-18) In 1886 the two year budget was again estimated. All income deriving from the endowed land was $63,000, approximately one third of the total income.The Resources of the University (Pp. 89-90) The regents paid…

In this passage, the Regents call attention to the original language used in both the Morrill Act and the Nebraska State Constitution. It would seem the Regents felt their role in the economics of the university was being superseded by the state…

The Regents appeared to be satisfied with their relations with the state legislature, as the only mention of the land endowment in 1890 came under the Receipts and Expenditures section.
Again it can be seen that the university's income continued to…

This document contains the Board of Regents from April 7, 2001 that approved the establishment of a protected area for a Native American memorial on East Campus.

An excerpt from the Board of Regents minutes containing the motion on Rockefeller's donation to the University of Nebraska to build a social and religious building.

An excerpt from the Board of Regents minutes detailing the creation of a special committee to regulate fraternities within the University of Nebraska.
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