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Nielson, Alan

 Person

Biography

Alan Nielson attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and based the research for his thesis on H. Alice Howell, who served as an instructor of drama and elocution at UNL from 1901 to 1940. Howell became on of the first women from Nebraska to enter the Red Cross service during WWI, when she also served as the secretary of the British War Relief. At UNL, Howell organized and directed the University Players.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alan Nielson, Collection on H. Alice Howell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0064
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Alan Nielson's research files, notes, and correspondence for his thesis on the life of Alice Howell, an instructor of drama and elocution at UNL from 1901 to 1940. Howell was one of the first women from Nebraska to enter the Red Cross service. She organized and directed the University Players and served in World War I as the secretary of the British War Relief.

Dates: 1874-1977