Church, James Edward, 1869-1959

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Dates:
Birth 1869-02-15
Death 1959-08-05

Biographical notes:

Classics professor at University of Nevada, Reno (earlier Nevada State University); pioneer in the science of snow surveying.

From the description of James Edward Church papers, ca. 1904-1959. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 123410766

James E. Church came to the University of Nevada as instructor of Latin and German in 1892, and became a full professor in 1896. Although a classicist, he was also the founder and developer of snow surveying.

From the description of Correspondence, 1956. (University of Nevada, Reno). WorldCat record id: 43770693

James E. Church, served as chairman of the faculty tri-decennial committee to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the university, held May 28-June 2, 1904. In addition, he was the editor of Nevada State University Tri-Decennial Celebration, 1874-1904, a memorial volume of addresses given during the celebration by faculty, students, and others.

From the description of Papers, 1903-1904. (University of Nevada, Reno). WorldCat record id: 43438710

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Subjects:

  • Water-supply
  • College teachers
  • Watersheds--Research
  • Snow surveys

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) (as recorded)
  • Nevada--Reno (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)