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Morton, J. Sterling (Julius Sterling), 1832-1902



  • Existence: 1832 - 1902

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

J. Sterling Morton, Letters

Identifier: MS-0501
Scope and Contents The materials consist of a 10-page diatribe written by J. Sterling Morton against politician William Jennings Bryan and Bryan’s support of the economic policy of free silver in 1896, as well as a one page typed letter from Morton dated April 6, 1896, marked "personal" to Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Charles S. Hamlin, attacking him and United States Senator John Sherman on the administration's official stance on "what caused the panic of 1896." A drop in silver reserves and concerns...
Dates: 1896

John McConihe, Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0308
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 121 letters and miscellaneous items relating to McConihe's business in Nebraska Territory. The majority of letters are those McConihe sent to his business partner and friend, John B. Kellogg, in Troy, New York. McConihe's letters touch upon topics such as land sales, currency, railroads, and the development of the territory and the city of Omaha. He writes about the expedition against the Pawnee and his opinions about the Civil War. Included among the...
Dates: 1856-1865

Lawrence Bruner, Entomology Papers

Identifier: RG-08-12-10
Scope and Contents

The papers include personal, business, and professional correspondence, lecture notes, diaries, journal articles, bibliographies, notebooks, genealogies, lists of insects collected and named, newspaper clippings, entomological publications, lists of genera and species determined by Bruner, detailed drawings of many species of grasshoppers, systems for plague eradication, detailed expense accounts, photographs and slides, and artifacts such as name plates, book plates, and drawing quills.

Dates: 1871-1948

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Entomologists -- United States -- Archives 1
Entomology 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Insects 1
Nebraska -- History 1