Centennnial History of the University of Nebraska, by Robert Manley

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Canfield and Pershing (pp. 131-132): author's interview with Ralph Mueller; on Pershing, see Donald Smythe, S.J., "John J. Pershing at the University of Nebraska, 1891-1895, Nebraska History XLIII (September, 1962), 169-195. On the extension service, see Ruth E. Pike, ed., "Thirty Years of University Ex tension," University of Nebraska News, XIX, 36 (December 13, 1939). Edgren's remarks about the Graduate School are in the 1898 Sombrero. For Pound's statement (p. 137): author's interview with Roscoe Pound.

Chapter 13

On early farmers' institutes, see First Report, Nebraska Farmers' Institutes, October, 1906 (University Bulletins, Series XI, No. 22). There is an article on the School of Domestic Science in the State Journal, August 11, 1912.

Chapter 14

On E. A. Ross (p. 148), see his book Seventy Years of It: An Autobiography (New York, 1936). On Andrews, see Edgar A. Hinman's article in the Semi Centennial Anniversary Book.

Chapter 15

On Debate, see "University of Nebraska Intercollegiate Debating, 1902-1913," published by the Nebraska Chapter of Delta Sigma Rho, 1914 (pamphlet, Ar chives); on Alexander (p. 170), see letter, Alvin Johnson to Mamie Meredith, February 28, 1964, copy in the author's possession; on Luckey (p. 173): author's interview with Bertha Luckey.

Chapter 16

On the School of Domestic Science, see "Home Economics in Nebraska, 1906," University Bulletins, Series XI, No. 13 (Archives). On Avery and Turkey Red wheat, see address, "Samuel Avery" by T. F. A. Williams, February 4, 1942 (MS Archives). W. D. Aeschbacher's article (p. 179) is "Development of Cattle Rais ing in the Sandhills," Nebraska History, XXVIII (Januaary-March, 1947), 41-64. On the Adams Act, see Charles E. Rosenberg, "The Adams Act: Politics and the Cause of Scientific Research." Agricultural History, XXXVIII (January, 1964), 3-12. On dry farming, see Mary W. M. Hargreaves, Dry Farming in the Northern Great Plains, 1900-1925 (Cambridge, Mass., 1957). The results of Barbour's investigations (pp. 181-182) are published in the Nebraska Geological Survey, Vol 1, Report of the State Geologist (Lincoln, 1903). On the Bessey tree-planting project (p. 182), see Raymond J. Pool, "Fifty Years on the Nebraska National Forest," Nebraska History, XXXIV (September, 1953), 139-179. There is an article on George Condra in the Omaha World-Herald, February 6, 1949. On farmers' institutes, see the Farmers' Institute Reports for 1906-1909.

Chapter 17

On Andrews' desertion of the silver standard, see State Journal, December 22, 1936. On Avery: author's interviews with Bertha Luckey, T. F. A. Williams, W. T. Davis; see also Williams' address (cited in note to Chapter 16). There is an article about Mrs. Avery in the Lincoln Sunday Journal and Star, July 15, 1951. John Rice's comment (p. 188) is from his memoirs, I Came Out of the Eighteenth Century (New York, 1942). On the removal question, see letter, Haller to Bassett, February 18, 1911 (Bassett MSS, Historical Society); H. Clyde Filley, Every Day Was New: The Story of the Growth of Nebraska (New York, 1950); Report on the Consolidation of the Colleges of the University of Ne braska, May 1, 1914 (Files of the University's Office of Public Relations); Addison

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E. Sheldon diary, April 3, 1909 (Historical Society). On the attitudes of farmers to the University's agricultural work, see the Reports of the Annual Sessions of the Farmers' Congress for the pertinent years.

Chapter 18 On Kotouc's part in securing the appropriation (pp. 201-202); author's inter view with Kotouc; on Davis's role, see Homer Davis, Memoirs, 1868-1961 (privately printed, n.d.). The account of the early struggles of the Medical College (pp. 202-203) is drawn largely from Jay J. Keegan, "The Inside Story of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine from 1902 to 1929," Nebraska State Medical Journal, XLIX, 3 (March, 1964), 130-141.

Chapter 19 Records of the State Council of Defense (MSS, Historical Society); Robert N. Manley, "The Nebraska State Council of Defense: Loyalty Programs and Policies During World War I" (Unpublished Master's thesis, University of Nebraska, 1959). The State Council, of course, investigated many people not connected with the University. H. H. Wilson's speech at the end of the trial is in his Occasional Addresses, pp. 207-226 (cited in the note on Chapter 8). Sorensen's comment (p. 225) is in a letter to A. L. Weatherby, August 6, 1918 with Bertha Luckey, T. F. A. Williams, Robert F. Scott. On loyalty investiga tions in other universities, see H. C. Peterson and Gilbert C. Fite, Opponents of War, 1917-1918 (Madison, Wisconsin, 1957).

Chapter 20 On the later difficulties raised by the association of the farm bureaus with extension work, see William J. Block, The Separation of the Farm Bureau and the Extension Service: Political Issue in a Federal System (Urbana, Ill., 1960).

Chapters 21-24 Though student publications and local newspapers provided most of the informa tion for these chapters, many interesting sidelights were provided by the following persons whom the author interviewed: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Deweese, O. J. Ferguson, Mrs. Roy Green, Otto Kotouc, Bertha Luckey, Ralph Mueller, R. J. Pool, Roscoe Pound, and Mrs. John K. Selleck. Additional information came in letters to the author from Mrs. Fannie R. DeCamp and Hanna May Thomas. The letters written by R. A. Trail and Emma Smith at the time they were in the University are in the author's possession. In Chapter 21, sources quoted include Frank O'Connell, Farewell to the Farm (Caldwell, Idaho, 1962); H. L. Hollingworth, "Born in Nebraska" (MS, Historical Society), Ralph Mueller, The Skipper of the Clipper: An Autobiography (1957). Herbert Bates' article (pp. 239-240) was reprinted from Outlook in the State Journal, March 2, 1897. With reference to Chapter 23, there are many literary society booklets and programs in the University Archives. The comments of Chancellor Avery quoted on p. 277 are in the University of Nebraska Alumni MSS, RG316, "Loyalty to the University," September 25, 1909. On Debate, see pamphlet cited in the note on Chapter 14. With reference to Chapter 24, Go Big Red, by Hollis Limprecht, Howard Silber and James Denney (Omaha, 1966) is a full-scale history of Nebraska football, with numerous illustrations. Nebraska Football: 1968 Press, Radio, TV Guide, compiled by Don Bryant, Nebraska Sports In formation Director, contains the scores of all the University's extramural football games.

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Publishers' Acknowledgement The University of Nebraska Press wishes to thank Mrs. Ann Gerike Robinson, '55, for additional research undertaken to verify details of the Univesity's history and for checking quotations and factual statements derived from source materials in the possession of the University of Nebraska and of the Nebraska State Historical Society. Mrs. Robinson was assisted by Mrs. Martha Luzader and Mrs. Norma Byrd, graduate students in the Department of English, and by Joseph Svoboda, University Archivist. Mrs. Robinson prepared Appendix II and II adn the section on Sources and Mrs. Luzader made the index We are grateful to Dr. Joseph Soshnik, g-'52, President of the Lincoln Campuses, for making available the minutes of the Regents Meetings. We have benefited from the comments of Dr. Bernice SLote, g-'41, Professor of English, who read portions of this book in manuscript, and of Dr. Marvel L. Baker, Dean and Professor of Animal Husbandry, Emeritus, who read portions of the galley proofs. We are indebted to Kenneth R. Keller '32, Assistant Director of Public Relations, and to Rciahrd L. Fleming, g-'62, Assistant Director of Public Relations, for supplying statistical information. And we wish to thank the staffs of the University of Nebraska Libraries and of the Nebraska State Historical Society for their always friendly and intelligent cooperation. This book, which was printed by the University of Nebraska's Printing Division was designed by Bruce H. Nicoll, '35, Director of the University of Nebraska Press, who also gathered and prepared the illustrations. Kay Graver, Associate Editor, copyedited the manuscript, which was typed by Virginia Faulkner, x-'32, Editor. The proofreaders were Mrs. Barbara Wismer, x-'41, Mrs. Bernice Ries, '64, and Mrs. Martine Bunting, also of the UNP staff.

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INDEX

Adams, Charles Kendall, 73 Bessey, Charles E., 79-81, 83, 86, 88, 91. Adams, Henry C., 179, 180 93-95, 101-103, 105-110, 112, 113, 116, 117, Aeschbacher, W. D., 179 126-129, 129 n., 130, 131, 138-140, 159, 166, 174, Agassiz, Louis, 81 175, 179, 182, 189, 194, 204, 208, 230, 249, 261, Aldrich, Chester H., 210, 211 265, 288, 289. Alexander, Hartley Burr, 170 211 Best, Jack. 268, 293 221, 225, 226, 230, 272. Billings, Frank S., 104, 105, 108-110, 138, Allen, C. S., 154, 187, 198 139, 179, 258 Allen, Harold Newman, 136 Bixby, A. L. (Bix), 151, 224 Anderson, Louis, 305 Bloomer, Amelia, 241 Andrews, E. Benjamin, 149-153, Blumberg, Henry, 220, 222, 223 153 n., 154-160, 162, 164-167, Booth, Walter C. (Bummy), 297-299, 301 169-171, 174, 176, 186, 186 n., Bouton, Rosa, 131, 133, 143, 177, 178 203, 257, 266, 271, 277, 280, Bowen, Wilbur P., 132 281, 286, 287, 299, 300 Angell, J. B., 51 Boyd, James E., 87, 121 Ansley, Clarke Fisher, 58 Brace, DeWitt B., 81, 92, 93, 95, 112, 158 Anthony, Susan B., 241 Brainard, Charles A., 39, 62 Aughey, Samuel H., 23, 35, 36, Bridges, W. O., 203 41-44, 46, 57, 61, 74, 107, 282 Brokaw, W. H., 208 Avery, Samuel, 131, 166, 178, 183, Brooks, D. C., 64-66, 70 186-188, 191-198, 201, 203, 204, Brown, A. L., 268 209, 210, 212-215, 217, 224, 225, Brown, Wilbur P., 170 227, 229, 230, 231, 246, 255, Bruner, Lawrence, 43, 106-108, 112, 140 257, 270-272, 277, 285, 289 141, 182, 230 Aylsworth, L. E., 148, 169, 210, 214, 218, 220, 221, 223 Bruner, Uriah, 23, 107, 140 Bryan, William Jennings, 112, 139, 148, 151, Bailey, Gilbert E., 30 n., 44, 57, 152, 154, 186, 187, 189, 199, 209, 210, 59 n., 61, 65, 66 261, 265, 288 Barber, Grove E., 73, 74, 80, 81, Bryan, Mrs. William Jennings, 289 90, 162, 289 Barbour, E. H., 112, 116, 131, 134, Bryce, James, 79 139, 181, 220, 250 Buchanan, James, 7 Barkley, Edna M., 304 Buck, P. M., 231 Barr, Anne L., 132, 170, 304 Bullock, C. G., 71 Barron, P. J., 252 Bulock, Edna D., 14, 244, 290 Barrows, Benjamin H., 32, 50 Burch, I. L., 61 Bassett, S. C., 175, 176, 189 Burdick, Usher, 298 Bates, Herbert, 132, 239 Burkett, E. J., 148 Beal, C. W., 204 Burnett, Edgar A., 106, 178-181, 183, 185, Beals, S. D., 15 203, 206, 232, 289 Bear, Alexander, 50 Bush, B. F., 68 Bender, John, 298 Butler, David, 10, 14, 15, 16, 16 n., 17-21, 26 Benedict, Morris, 298 Benton, Allen R., 21-25, 27-36, 36 n., 38, 40-44, 47-49, 49 n., Caldwell, Howard W., 23, 47, 53, 60, 81, 94, 50-54, 58-60, 63, 93, 108, 159, 113, 116, 116 n., 152, 159, 209, 210, 214, 208, 241, 242, 244, 249, 250, 218, 220, 222, 223, 225, 238, 249, 252, 273, 257, 259, 283 289 Benton, Grace, 30, 273

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Call, R. E., 90 Dearborn, Adelaide, 290 Campbell, Hardy W., 181 Dietrich, Charles, 155, 156, 172 Campbell, J. C., 26 Dobbs, H. J., 8 Candy, Albert L., 131 Dudley, Edgar S., 57, 60, 60 n., 61, 65, 65 n., Candy, C. A., 220 66, 83, 267 Canfield, James H., 110, 113-123, Dungan, David R., 16, 21, 23, 45 125-127, 129-132, 135, 138, 140 Ductil, Bertha, 221 141, 159, 161, 238, 245, 257, 262, 264, 270, 277, 281, 283, 291, 294, 295 Eager, Earl, 298 Canfield, Mrs. James H., 112 Eager, Frank D., 268 Card, F. W., 120 Easterday, D. F., 93 Carnegie, Andrew, 209, 210 Edgren, August Hjalmar, 81, 94, 116, 130, Cather, Willa, 115, 131-133, 237 136, 137 241, 264, 284 Eliot, Charles W., 299 Chaikin, Annis S., 214, 220, 221, 223 Elliot, John C., 16, 17 Chase, Champion S., 16, 23 Elliot, Ray, 297 Chase, Wilson, 269 Ely, R. T., 135 Chamberlain, Guy, 302 Emerson, Harrington, 57, 64-66, 69-72, 74, Chatburn, G. R., 211 259 Church, George E., 23, 41, 57, 59, 64 England, Minnie Throop, 214, 216, 224 66, 67, 69-74, 259 Ernst, C. J., 157 Clapp, R. G., 170, 301, 302, 305 Estabrook, Experience, 26, 27 Clark, Letta M., 260 Ewart, J. S., 218 Clarkson, Robert, H., 30 Cole, D. C., 154, 155 Fairfield, Edmund B., 53-59, 59 n., 60-65, Cole, W. C. (King), 301 65 n., 66-72, 108, 118, 243, 257, 259 Collier, Hiram, 57, 61, 249 Felber, Anna Schmidt, 250 Comptom, Nellie J., 225 Ferguson, Olin J., 226, 227, 233 Condra, George, 182, 183, 211, Fifield, L. B., 28, 67, 71 221, 282 Conklin, Clara, 220 Field, Allen, 85 Coupland, George, 176, 184, 187, Fields, Mrs. A. W., 273 189, 191, 193, 214, 217, 224, 225 Filley, H. C., 176, 190, 193, 203, 205 Crabtree, J. W., 127, 171, 276 Flexner, Abraham, 201 Crawford, Frank, 294 Fling, Fred Morrow, 131-133, 170, 213, 221, Crawford, Robert P., 203 224, 230, 249, 252, 253, 271, 283 Crook, Isaac, 135 Flippin, George, 293-295 Crounse, Lorenzo, 121, 122 Fogg, M. M., 170, 230, 286, 287 Culbertson, Harvey, 30, 30 n., 57, Folkner, Horace L., 254 61, 62, 100-103 Fordyce, Charles E., 173 Culver, Moses, 38, 39 Forell, E. von, 142 Cuming, T. B., 4 Foss, August, 254 Cunningham, Benjamin F., 15 Fossler, Laurence, 81, 162, 163, 212, 220 Cushman, E. B., 175 Fossler, Mary L., 214, 220, 221, 223 Cutter, Irvin S., 202, 203, 210 Frandsen, J. H., 206 Fraser, Isaac, 254 Dahlman, James, 210, 289 Frost, Alice M., 30 Daily, William, 13 Frost, George W., 12, 13 Dake, Orsamus C., 23, 41, 44-46, Frothingham, Laugdon, 292, 293 46 n., 48-50, 57, 247, 260 Fuller, A. B., 13, 16 Dale, William B., 16 Fuller, Seth, 19 Dales, J. Stuart, 30, 92, 94 n., 103, Furnas, Robert W., 16, 18-20, 62 124, 273 Dann, William F., 131 Davis, Ellery W., 131, 161, 163, 208, Gannett, J. W., 66, 68, 72 265 Davis, H. T., 68 Gass, Sherlock Bronson, 233 Davis, Homer, 202 Gee, W. S., 68 Davisson, A. E., 142, 177 Gere, Charles H., 15, 16, 18, 20, 38, 51, 56, Dawes, Charles G., 112 63, 64, 67, 71, 73-75, 79, 81, 104, 113 Dawes, James W., 86 Gerwig, George, 133

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