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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 357 Collections and/or Records:

A. Piana, Letter

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0248

Abraham Lincoln, Collected Materials

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0005
Scope and Contents The collection consists of publications and clippings related to Abraham Lincoln. Some news clippings and magazines reference the ambrotype, a type of photo, of Lincoln that is included in the Archives & Special Collections. Many of the clippings include a published copy of the Lincoln Ambrotype owned by the University Libraries.
Dates: -

Adolph J. Kratochvil, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box 001
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, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box 001
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." Materials include Short commemorative biographical articles about Josef A. Kucera and Emil Folda, and Kucera's death certificate. Also included are Czech newspaper articles probably from Denni Hlasatel and book dedication pages that were sent to the U.S. from Czech people between 1946-1947 as part of the event called "What heart...
Dates: 1938-1976

Alice Tuttle Clark, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

 Collection
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

 Collection — Box 001
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: 1934

Anatole G. Mazour, Russian History Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 — Box 001
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

 Collection — Box 001
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: 1972, 1976

Anne of Brittany Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Contents The collection consists typescript and bound catalogs of the Anne of Brittany book collection created by Dr. H. Winnett Orr during his lifetime. Orr collected books relating to Anne, her life, her husbands, her reign as Queen of Brittany and as a Queen of France, the history of France during her lifetime, notable individuals alive during her reign, and general histories of France and its people. In addition, Orr created scrapbooks of his trip to Brittany in 1929 and of items assocated with his...
Dates: 1918-1955; Majority of material found within 1944-1951

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: 1825-1996; Majority of material found within 1935-1990

Annie Prey Jorgenson, Student Life Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 ...
Dates: 1892-1935

Anson Uriel Hancock, Manuscripts

 Collection — Box 001
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

 Collection — Box 001
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: Aug. 14, 1929

Arthur Lobdell, Military Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0329
Scope and Contents Arthur T. Lobdel, Military Records contains correspondence, military records, maps, photographs, diaries, newspaper articles, and other records that document Lobdel’s experiences during World War I.
Dates: 1916-1919

Arthur Sass, Visual Recording

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0370
Scope and Contents Includes an 8mm film and DVD of Arthur Sass operating threshing machine at Ak-sar-ben Centennial Celebration of Nebraska
Dates: 1976 (?)

Arthur Smith, World War II Records

 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

Autographs, Collected Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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, Czech Heritage Correspondence

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0277
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal correspondence, newspaper clippings and one photograph. Newspaper clippings include an article about Barbara Horak at the occasion of her 100th birthday, describing her experiences with immigration to the U.S., a calendar from 1901, a check from the Farmer State Bank from November 6, 1950, with the value of $1020.00, and a form requested by Joseph Svoboda, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries concerning the Czech Heritage Project. Also included are...
Dates: 1900-1975

Benjamin A. Botkin Collection of Applied American Folklore

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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, World War II Records

 Collection
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. Bernard E Bailey, an occupant of Love Library, personally handled all regulation requirements of the 348th AirCorDet.
Dates: 1943-1944

Bets Ramsey, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0163
Scope and Contents Drawings and sketches related to dating, dancing, movies, relaxing, and playing sports.
Dates: -