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MS. Manuscript

 Record Group
Identifier: MS
Manuscript and Special Collections that are associated with a person, organization, or project.

Found in 356 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Lincoln, Collected Materials

Identifier: MS-0005
Scope and Contents The collection consists of publications and clippings related to Abraham Lincoln. Many of the clippings include a published copy of the Lincoln Ambrotype owned by the University Libraries.
Dates: -

Adolph J. Kratochvil, Memory Book (Czech Heritage Collection)

Identifier: MS-0255
Scope and Contents The collection includes a memory book of Adolph Josef Kratochuil maintained by him after his arrival to the United States from Pisek, Bohemia in 1883.   The text is in Czech.
Dates: 1883-1889

Adolph Kacer, Papers (Czech Heritage Collection)

Identifier: MS-0278
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, newspaper clippings and information about the project "What heart connects, the ocean will not disconnect"
Dates: 1938-1976

Alice Tuttle Clark, Papers

Identifier: MS-0130
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, and scrapbooks, 1879-1928.  The correspondence primarily concerns family activities and includes undated prose describing a drive from California to New York.Materials relating to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, mostly from 1883-1885, are found in the correspondence and scrapbooks.  They include programs from the Palladian Literary Society, Philodicean Society, University Union, Charter Day, and the music department;...
Dates: 1879-1928

American Quilt Study Group, Quilt Research Files

Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents The American Quilt Study Group (AQSG) Records include administrative correspondence, the "Blanket Statement" newsletters, and documents created through administrative and general membership activities. The subject and research files document a wide variety of topics related to quilt studies and textiles. The files were initially developed through the efforts of Sally Garoutte, Joyce Gross, and through the activities and administration of AQSG. The subject files were developed through the...
Dates: 1872-2002

Amy Almy, Short Stories

Identifier: MS-0166
Scope and Contents The collection consists of portions of The Nebraska Farmer magazines containing Amy Bruner Almy’s short stories, “Out Wild Turkey Way,” from November 24, 1934, and “Christmas In-Between,” from December 22, 1934.
Dates: -

Anatole G. Mazour, Papers

Identifier: MS-0082
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Anatole Mazour and includes correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reprints, journals and magazines, souvenir programs, travel information, newspaper clippings, photographs, and oversized materials.  The majority of the materials relate to Mazour's research on Russian history and culture.
Dates: 1936-1979

Andy Adams, Letters

 Collection — Other 1 folder
Identifier: MS-0165
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four letters from Andy Adams addressed to “Dear Bob” dating from 1925, 1926, 1928, and 1934; a telegram; and newspaper clippings from the 1920s-1940 discussing Adams’ career. In the letters Adams writes about his published novels, a manuscript he is working on, and rejections from publishers.
Dates: 1925-1934

Anna Wheeler Harris, Manuscript

Identifier: MS-0184
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typed reminiscence, "Lord Tennyson as I Knew Him," told by Mrs. Anna Wheeler Harris, 1917. The three-page manuscript describes Harris’s impression of Alfred Tennyson and some of her experiences working as a governess to his children. Also included is a half page of biographical information about Anna Wheeler Harris and her immediate family.
Dates: -

Annie Laurie Smith, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0303
Scope and Contents This collection features correspondence, diaries and journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, personal papers, and mementos created by and about Annie Laurie Smith and her family.  The majority of the collection is correspondence to and from Annie Laurie Smith and her immediate family.  The collection contains letters, postcards, telegrams, greeting cards, and many of the letters included newspaper clippings.  This collection of correspondence is interesting not only because of the broad...
Dates: -

Annie Prey Jorgenson, Papers

Identifier: MS-0042
Scope and Contents The collection contains original, photocopied, and transcribed correspondence and manuscripts, along with Jorgensen's class notes and biographical materials. Most of the collection consists of papers and articles written by Jorgensen during her years at the University of Nebraska. Many of the manuscripts include handwritten edits in red pencil, which were done by Professor Herbert Bates, an English instructor at the University of Nebraska. Willa Cather, youth editor for National Stockman and...
Dates: 1892-1935

Anson Uriel Hancock, Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-0154
Scope and Contents A few works of Anson Uriel Hancock with a small biography, obituaries of Hancock and his wife, records of their children, short stories, and reviews.
Dates: 1876

Arthur E. Bester, Manuscript

Identifier: MS-0170
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a short manuscript by Arthur E. Bestor that briefly describes the history of Chautauquas and their contributions to adult education.  The typed manuscript is dated August 14, 1929.
Dates: -

Arthur L. Smith, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0056
Scope and Contents The existing collection of Smith’s papers deals mainly with his years as a medical officer for the U.S. Navy (1944-1946). Correspondence, photographs, maps and official naval orders and documents detail Smith’s years of service in WWII. Of special interest are the detailed notes he inscribed on his photos and maps of the military base in Okinawa. His correspondence to family is detailed, providing excellent descriptions of military life and the business of a medical ship, its personnel, and...
Dates: 1944-1946

Autograph Collection

Identifier: MS-0004
Scope and Contents The Autograph Collection includes the signature or autographs of people of note, including Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States, Julia Ward Howe, writer of the Battle hymn of the Republic, Thomas Henry Huxley, British biologist and Darwin colleague, Robert Peel, British politician and founder of modern police forces, and Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer.
Dates: 1773-1943

Barbara Horak, Correspondence (Czech Heritage Collection)

Identifier: MS-0277
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal correspondence, newspaper clippings and one photograph.
Dates: -

Benjamin A. Botkin Collection of Applied American Folklore

Identifier: MS-0066
Scope and Contents The Botkin collection includes two major components, Botkin's personal library and papers relating to his research and publications. The papers include personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of Botkin's books, articles, and speeches. His field notes, notebooks, and card files supplement the research materials used for his work and publications. In addition, the collection contains tape recordings and phonograph records of material relating to folklore. There are...
Dates: 1919-1975

Bernard Bailey, Air Corp Records [World War II]

Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Contents The 348th AirCorDet was a College Training Detachment of the Army Air Forces. While receiving training at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, the 348th were occupants of the 3rd floor of Love Library. This is the current location of the Technical Services Dept and the Dean’s office. The materials in this collection were donated by Bernard E Bailey, who was an occupant of Love Library, and who personally handled all regulation requirements of the 348th AirCorDet.
Dates: 1943-1944

Bernard Gradwohl, Papers

Identifier: MS-0074
Scope and Contents Materials in Series 1 were left in original order and original folder titles were used.  Folders that did not have titles were assigned titles based on their contents. .  These are listed in brackets [] on the finding aid.
Dates: 1924-1981; 1924-1941

Bets Ramsey, Quilt Papers

Identifier: MS-0293
Scope and Contents The collection includes a newspaper column written by Bets Ramsey called "The Quilter," which ran from 1982-1997 in The Chattanooga Times, Chattanooga, Tennessee. There are research materials related to specific people and correspondence collected by Ramsey, as well as information on quilt shows. The collection has assorted newsletters and catalogs, magazine articles, and newspaper clippings. The articles and clippings contain information on various...
Dates: 1927-1998

Betty Kjelson, Sketches

 Collection — Other 1 folder
Identifier: MS-0163
Scope and Contents Drawings and sketches related to dating, dancing, movies, relaxing, and playing sports.
Dates: -

Bion Joseph Arnold, Patents

Identifier: MS-0146
Scope and Contents 1 Folder containing patents for Bion J. Arnolds Electronics, also story of Nebraska's first bicycle.
Dates: -

Blue Heron Press Collection of Artist Books

Identifier: MS-7433
Scope and Contents This collection of original artist books are those collected by Karen Kunc and identified as a part of the Blue Heron Press Collection of Artist Books. These books are catalogued and can be located in the UNL Libraries catalog via the call number N7433.3 K95.
Dates: 1900-2019

Bryan Political Cartoon Collection

Identifier: MS-0093
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the political cartoons done by Homer Davenport, Jay Norwood Darling a.k.a. Ding, and John Tinney McCutcheon, pertaining to William Jennings Bryan Democrat from Nebraska who was elected to the House of Representatives in 1890 and served two terms. Though defeated in an 1894 Senate race and never again elected to public office, Bryan remained a highly influential national figure who had three unsuccessful runs for the Presidency, in 1896, 1900, 1908
Dates: 1895-1949