Newspaper clipping from the Week Ending March 23, 1968, highlights a ground-breaking ceremony held for the Institute building to be built at Utah Technical College. President Jay L. Nelson is in the photograph of the ground-breaking. Also included are Craig Bramwell, President N. Eldon Tanner, Dale Tingey and Bishop Robert L. Simpson. This ground-breaking is for the first of three phases of building.
clippings (information artifacts)
Newspaper clipping of "Record Number, S. L. Vocational School Plans Graduation" with accompanying picture of President Jay L. Nelson with two graduating students looking on the diplomas to be awarded.
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.
Newspaper Clipping of two articles related to Salt Lake Area Vocational School, "Board Disapproves Name Change Plan" and "Board of Control Gets New Head." In addition to discussing the new chairman of the Board of Control of SLAV, Dr. J. O. Jones, there is a photograph of Dr. J. O. Jones, Grant M. Burbidge, and Jay L. Nelson when he was director of the school.
Newspaper clipping, "Vocational School Occupies Huge S. L. Laundry Plant," with photograph of Jay L. Nelson when he was Registrar-Treasurer for Salt Lake Area Vocational School (SLAV).
Newspaper clipping of "SLCC To Present Four Honorary Degrees June 13" from SLCC's "The Spotlight" Number 10 - 98, June Edition #1 1998. Four distinguished Utah leaders, Jon M. Huntsman, Neal A. Maxwell, Grant Johannesen and Jay L. Nelson will recieve honorary doctorates of humane letters degrees during Salt Lake Community College's commencement exercises on June 13, 1998. Jay L. Nelson is one of the four honorees. Gives brief information about Nelson's career highlights.
Newspaper clipping of "honorary degrees to be given to 4 Utah leaders at SLCC rites" during Salt Lake Community College's commencement exercises on June 13, 1998. Jay L. Nelson is one of the four honorees. Gives brief information about Nelson's career highlights.
Newspaper clippling of "BYU Emeritus Club will present awards to 10 members for lifetime achievement." The clipping clarifies that the recipients will be honored at the organization's annual luncheon meeting, March 31, 1989. Jay L. Nelson is among one of the members to be honored. Includes brief information on Jay L. Nelson's education and professional experience.
This newspaper clipping from the S.L. Tribune is entitled "Portrait: Jay Nelson Puts Faith in Work." The clipping includes a photograph of Jay L. Nelson in the Machine Shop at Utah Technical College at Salt Lake. The article outlines Jay Nelson's history, from working during the depression to put himself through school, to joining the Utah National Guard and being drafted for World War II. It outlines his varying work experiences through to his time at the College and includes a discussion of the financial troubles seen by the College over the years. Lastly it discusses Nelson's desire and hop that the College would be accredited by the Northwest Accrediting Association soon after the publication of this article.
These are letters and other documentation in relation to “The First Thirty Years,” a book written by President Emeritus Jay L. Nelson. “The First Thirty Years” is a history of the College from its beginning in 1948 until the end of Jay L. Nelson’s presidential tenure in 1978.