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Edward E. Nicholson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ua0756

Scope and Content

The collection contains the personal papers of Edward E. Nicholson. The papers contain general correspondence (1915-1941) on such topics as hunting, fishing and land transactions, and correspondence and financial statements regarding Rotary International, of which Dean Nicholson was an active participant.

Dates

  • 1915-1941

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Copyright

Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law Title 17, U.S. Code. Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of Edward E. Nicholson (1873-1949)

Edward E. Nicholson was born on February 9, 1873 in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Nebraska. He joined the faculty of the chemistry department at the University of Minnesota as an instructor in 1895. He was promoted to assistant professor in 1900 and professor in 1915. Also in 1915, he was made assistant dean. In 1917, he was appointed as dean of student affairs, in addition to his duties as professor. Beginning in 1919, Dean Nicholson no longer taught courses and focused solely on his administrative duties. Fondly known as "Dean Nick," he continued to serve the University as dean until he retired in 1941. Dean Nicholson died on June 28, 1949.

Extent

.40 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)

Abstract

Collection contains the papers of Edward E. Nicholson, professor of chemistry and Dean of student affairs at the University of Minnesota.

Related Materials in University of Minnesota Archives

University of Minnesota. Dean of Students papers
Title
Edward E. Nicholson papers, 1915-1941
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
February 2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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