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Samuel Avery, Correspondence, Chancellor Records

Identifier: RG-05-10-01

Scope and Contents

This series of records includes alphabetical correspondence from individuals or programs associated with the University of Nebraska.


  • Creation: 1908-1928


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with the University of Nebraska. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Avery served as Chancellor of the University from 1908-1928. He attended the University of Nebraska and received a B.A. in 1892, and his M.A. in 1894. He studied for his Ph.D. in Heidelberg, receiving his diploma in 1896. Avery began teaching at the University in 1897 as an adjunct professor of chemistry. From 1899-1901 he taught at the University of Idaho. He returned to Nebraska in 1901, teaching classes on organic analytical chemistry and agricultural chemistry. In 1905, he became Professor of Chemistry. While born in Illinois in 1865, within a year of his birth, the Avery family moved to Saline County, Nebraska. Avery died on January 25, 1936, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

For more information, please visit the Office of the Chancellor, Samuel Avery.


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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States