Letter to Jay Williams Regarding Portraits of College Presidents
Letter from Doug Jordan (Utah Tech commercial art instructor) to Jay Williams regarding the creation of portraits of the first four presidents of the college. Outlined in the letter are the cost for all four portraits, the cost for a single portrait, and the artist's requests regarding framing the portraits. Attached to the letter is a color sketch of what the finished portraits would look like in the proposed space in the Jay L. Nelson Administrative Building (AD Building).
Newspaper Clipping about Appointment of Jay L. Nelson as President of SLAV
Newspaper clipping of "Board Names New Trade School Leader" discussing the departure of Howard B. Gundersen from SLAV and the new appointment of Jay L. Nelson as President of Salt Lake Area Vocational School. Includes photo of President Nelson.
Presidents Howard B. Gundersen and Jay L. Nelson Shaking Hands
Portrait of President Jay L. Nelson (on the left) shaking hands with former President Howard B. Gundersen (1st President of the College) standing in front of the College's official painted portrait of Gundersen.
School Chiefs Hint Test Of Lee Slash: Constitutionality Rule Seen Vocational Training Recourse
This newspaper clipping outlines the legal test of Governor J. Bracken Lee's constitutional authority in cutting off operation of the Salt Lake Area Vocational School by vetoing its appropriations. Included in the article are outlining the financial situation of SLAV as well the backup options to keep the College running.
SLCC Board of Trustees 1949-10-14: Meeting Minutes
Approved minutes from the October 14, 1949 Salt Lake Area Vocational School Education Board of Control meeting. The only item discussed was the circumstances leading to the resignation of the first college president Howard B. Gunderson. At the end of the meeting Jay L. Nelson was appointed acting president.