Jay L. Nelson Papers

These are the papers of College President Jay L. Nelson. Primarily documents donated to the SLCC Archives by Bruce Nelson, these papers include lectures, speeches, funerary remarks, and presentations given at conferences.


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"Hire Education" - A Step in the Right Direction!
"Hire Education" - A Step in the Right Direction!
Speech Presented to the Rotary Club in Pocatello, Idaho 1976. Speech, Hire Education - A Step in the Right Direction, presented to the Rotary Club in Pocatello, Idaho 1976. The speech focuses on Nelson's belief that "a major thrust of the total system of education should be to prepare students for their life's work... students should be steered into studies that will lead to employment.", Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
25th Anniversary Dinner Response from President Jay L. Nelson
25th Anniversary Dinner Response from President Jay L. Nelson
Response from President Jay L. Nelson to Speeches at the Dinner Honoring Nelson as President for 25 years., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
A Response to the KSL Radio Commentary of June 29, 1965
A Response to the KSL Radio Commentary of June 29, 1965
SLTTI's Official Response to Commentary on the Subject of Combining SLTTI with a Junior College. This response highlights the conflation of trade-techincal schools and junior colleges which often occurs, especially from "young people because of inadequate understanding of the post high school problem by the people to whom the public looks for information." Overall, this response advocates the need of both trade-techinical education and junior college educations with the understanding that it is not as simply as blending these two types of educations into one., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
A Tribute to Harriet B. Vigen
A Tribute to Harriet B. Vigen
A speech given by President Jay L. Nelson on March 8, 1975 celebrating Harriet B. Vigen's 25 years at the College as a Vocational Business Educator culminating with the presentation to Vigen of the symbol of the College on behalf of the Alumni Association. Included are a discussion of the many positions held by Vigen as well as awards and memorandum about her many achievements., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Address of Donald B. Holbrook given at UTC Graduation Exercises, June 2, 1972
Address of Donald B. Holbrook given at UTC Graduation Exercises, June 2, 1972
Keynote speech for the Utah Tech Graduation Exercises on June 2, 1972. Speech given by Donald B. Holbrook., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Aeronautics and Missile Fabrication Conference Introductory Remarks
Aeronautics and Missile Fabrication Conference Introductory Remarks
Introductory remarks made by President Jay L. Nelson at the November 14, 1968 Aeronautics and Missile Fabrication Conference., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Alcot E. Anderson Funeral Remarks
Alcot E. Anderson Funeral Remarks
Remarks made by President Jay L. Nelson at the funeral of Algot "Al" E. Anderson on March 6, 1965. The speech includes remarks about Algot's responsibilities at Trade Tech, his unique personal traits, and tributes to Al., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
All Personnel Meeting of September 11, 1976
All Personnel Meeting of September 11, 1976
Welcome Remarks by President Jay L. Nelson for the All Personnel Meeting of September 11, 1976 at Utah Tech. The welcoming remarks are akin to convocation remarks - welcoming back faculty and staff for a new year. References are made to the 25th anniversary dinner the past may and to the changes in the physical campus., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Alumni Fellowship Banquet Speech
Alumni Fellowship Banquet Speech
This is a speech given by President Jay L. Nelson at the Alumni Fellowship Banquet on March 2, 1973 at 7:30 PM., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Burton A. Talmage Memorial Service
Burton A. Talmage Memorial Service
Remarks made by President Jay L. Nelson at the funeral of Burton A. Talmage on June 19, 1984. The speech includes remarks about Talmage's responsibilities at Salt Lake Vocational School, SLTTI, and Trade Tech, his unique personal traits, and tributes to Burt. Talmage began his career at the College as Manager of the Bookstore at SLAVS. Slowly more and more responsibilities were added to his position culminating in the poisitions of Vice President for Promotion and Development as well as Vice President for Business., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Clinton Erwin Day, April 2, 1973.
Clinton Erwin Day, April 2, 1973.
A speech given by President Jay L. Nelson in Memoriam for the death of Clinton Erwin Day, an instructor at UTC., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Curricular Implications of Manpower Data (Education and Employment, Where is the Balance?)
Curricular Implications of Manpower Data (Education and Employment, Where is the Balance?)
Talk entittled, Curricular Implications of Manpower Data (Education and Employment, Where is the Balance?), given by President Jay L. Nelson at the Utah Conference on Higher Education on September 15, 1972., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Dale S. Cowgill Inaugural Ceremonies January 17, 1979
Dale S. Cowgill Inaugural Ceremonies January 17, 1979
Remarks made by Jay L. Nelson at the Inaugural Ceremonies for Dale S. Cowgill on January 17, 1979., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Dedication Remarks for Construction Trades Building at Redwood Campus April 1977
Dedication Remarks for Construction Trades Building at Redwood Campus April 1977
Remarks made by President Jay L. Nelson at the dedication of the Construction Trades Building at Redwood Campus on April 22, 1977 at 3 pm., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Educational Accountability
Educational Accountability
Speech on Educational Accountability delivered on December 7, 1971 at the American Vocational Association Convention., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Edward C. Hitchcock, UTC Awards Banquet
Edward C. Hitchcock, UTC Awards Banquet
A speech given by President Jay L. Nelson at the May 28, 1976 Awards Banquet for Utah Technical College at Salt Lake where Edward C. Hitchcock was honored. A member of the data processing advisory committee of Utah Tech he was previously a member of the busniess advisory committee., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Eternal Candle Anecdote Given at Recognition Banquet, May 12, 1972
Eternal Candle Anecdote Given at Recognition Banquet, May 12, 1972
Eternal Candle story anecdote given as part of a speech at the Recognition Banquet, May 12, 1972., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Evan E. Jensen Funeral Remarks
Evan E. Jensen Funeral Remarks
A speech given by President Jay L. Nelson at the funeral for Evan E. Jensen, a member of the College's original faculty. Evan taught commercial art in the day and evening classes as well as being involved with all of the catalogs published during his tenure. Attached are the funeral service program and an Interoffice Memo "In Memoriam" on UTC stationery referenced in Nelson's speech., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Excerpts from Speeches at the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Dinner Honoring President Jay L. Nelson
Excerpts from Speeches at the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Dinner Honoring President Jay L. Nelson
This document contains excerpts from a speeches given by Governor Calvin L. Rampton and Lyle K Campbell at the 25th Anniversary Dinner honoring President Jay L. Nelson., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
February 26, 1977 College Dinner and Open House Jovial Remarks
February 26, 1977 College Dinner and Open House Jovial Remarks
A speech of humorous gifts given to administrative staff in honor of their excellent service. Specific staff highlighted include: Eugene Overson, Verlaine Zito, Joe Johnson, Grant Smart, Amy Tomita, Jim Schnirel, Ace Martin, Geoff Brugger, Bryan Gardner, Ruth Foulks, Ferris Johnsen, and Kathryn Beebe., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Final Charge, UTC Graduation Exercises, June 1, 1973
Final Charge, UTC Graduation Exercises, June 1, 1973
Final Charge given to Utah Tech Graduates at the Graduation Exercises held at Highland High School on June 1, 1973 at 7:30 PM., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Getting Things Done: Trade Tech Motivational Speech
Getting Things Done: Trade Tech Motivational Speech
Motivational remarks made by President Jay L. Nelson for Trad Tech focusing on the anecdote about a high school class touring the White House., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Governor's Craftsman Awards Banquet 1978
Governor's Craftsman Awards Banquet 1978
Remarks made by President Jay L. Nelson at the governor's Craftsman Awards Banquet on April 12, 1978., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.
Greetings for Utah Vocational Association Mid-Winter Conference Banquet, February 21, 1969
Greetings for Utah Vocational Association Mid-Winter Conference Banquet, February 21, 1969
Speech given by Jay L. Nelson for the Utah Vocational Association Mid-Winter Conference Banquet on February 21, 1969 welcoming officers to the event., Scanned on Canon imageRunner Advance C5051; digital files converted to TIFF format using Adobe Acrobat.

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