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E.A. Burnett, Subject Correspondence, Chancellor Records

Identifier: RG-05-11-04

Scope and Contents

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by subject and covers a wide range of topics related to university administration and activities. Among the subjects are: university events such as honors day, charter day, convocations and commencements; student financial aid and scholarships; military training and the War Department; budgets and planning; campus buildings; faculty and staff; the Board of Regents; University Foundation; and educational associations.


  • 1897-1939


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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