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E.A. Burnett, Speeches, Chancellor Records

Identifier: RG-05-11-02

Scope and Contents

This record group includes speeches written and presented by Avery during his term as University of Nebraska chancellor along with associated articles. The majority of speeches are those given at the university or in Nebraska, unless otherwise noted.


  • Creation: 1927-1940


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

E. A. Burnett served as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska from 1927 until 1938. He first came to Nebraska in 1899 as director of animal husbandry and to teach at the university farm. In 1908, he became dean of agriculture and directed the Agriculture Experiment Station. He remained in this position until he first became acting chancellor in 1927, and then chancellor in 1928. Burnett died on June 28, 1941.

For more information, please visit the Office of the Chancellor, E. A. Burnett.


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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
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Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States