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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:

E.J. Faulkner, Professional Papers

Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal and professional papers of E.J. Faulkner, a leading Lincoln, Nebraska insurance executive.  The first two series are divided between personal and professional correspondence.  Personal papers include letters from family members, memorial and funeral notices, wedding announcements, and other items of a personal nature.  These sections date from the 1930s to the 1960s.  The earlier letters contain telling comments about reactions to Franklin Delano...
Dates: 1927-1992

Elbridge Z. Stowell, Engineering Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0137
Scope and Contents Collection of papers discussing building materials and engineering including the topics of acoustics, buckling of structures,rreinforced plastics, radio engineering, metal and plastic structures, and others.
Dates: undated

Elwood W. Camp, World War II Records

Identifier: MS-0055
Scope and Contents The materials include a handwritten diary, general, special and restricted military orders from Camp's ROTC service and as part of the U.S. Army. Camp's scrapbook includes correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings following World War II. One of Camp's ancestors served in the Civil War and the letters he wrote between 1862 and 1864 were transcribed and self-published by Andrew J. Morris in 1984.
Dates: 1934-1983

Emma Jarosova, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0274
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence with the publisher and few short stories. Letter to editor Vaculik who was responsible for the lay-out of the book written by Emma Jarosova called Memoirs of "South Bohemian Farmerman and Farmerwomen" ("Vzpominky jihoceskeho sedlaka a selky"), along with excerpts from this book. Included is a short story called "Curse of personnel expert opinion" ("Kletba kadroveho posudku") about the communist period. In Czech.
Dates: 1988

English Theatrical Portraits

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0282
Scope and Contents The collection contains portraits produced to promote actors and plays in English Theatre. There are 138 etchings of actors or actors as a character in a play. The prints are pasted onto boards, one per board. The majority of images have the name of the actor or the name of the role the actor played engraved as a caption on the print. This information may also include the name of the engraver and the name of the person who created the original drawing of the portrait. The captions may also...
Dates: Undated

Ernesto Mejia-Sanchez, Poems

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0201
Scope and Contents The collection consists of handwritten poems on cardboard, one written in 1956 in New Orleans, La., and six others known as “Notebook from Nebraska” written in 1963 while Mejia-Sanchez was in Lincoln, Nebraska. Also included are a brief biographical sketch and a short newspaper clipping about the poetry. All the poems are in Spanish.
Dates: 1956-1963

Ervin Krause, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0355
Scope and Contents The Ervin Krause Papers are primarily comprised of notebooks, manuscripts, and typescripts created by Ervin Krause and include short stories, novels, and nonfiction. Some of Krause’s stories exist only in handwritten form in notebooks. A small amount of correspondence, both personal and professional, is also found in the collection.
Dates: 1953-1974

Erwin Goldenstein, WWII Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0376
Content Description The correspondence is comprised of approximately 100 letters that were written by Goldenstein to his wife, Valda, in Burr, Nebraska. Many of them are v-mail copies.
Dates: 1943-1944

Eugene J. McCarthy, Correspondence

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0246
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters discussing Eugene McCarthy’s visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus during his 1968 presidential campaign.
Dates: 1968

Eve Wheatcroft-Granick, Collection on Quilts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0327
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials on Wheatcroft-Granick's research and writings on Amish quilts and quilt-making. Included is correspondence, research materials and notes on the Amish, articles about the Amish, as well as a manuscript of a book on the Amish and Quilts. In addition there are some fabric samples, and cassette tapes of interviews with Joyce Brown and Sam Greenburg.
Dates: 1799-1989

Ferrero-Silber, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0291
Scope and Contents The papers consist of research material compiled by Pat Ferrero and Julie Silber for their film, "Hearts and Hands: A Social History of Nineteenth Century Women and Quilts." Included in the collection is correspondence with quilt historians, along with research articles sent to Ferrero and Silber. The research files are primarily articles pertaining to a wide range of topics concerning nineteenth century women, social history, and quilting, almost all of them photocopies. Additional topics...
Dates: 1783-1987

Florence Peto, Quilt Papers

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0307
Scope and Contents The collection includes correpondence written to Peto and articles written by her for magazines, such as American Home and Antiques Magazine.
Dates: 1939-1952

Frank and Charles Sadílek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the newspaper clippings and photographs related to Frank Sadílek. It also contains speeches by Charles Sadilek.Includes postcards published by the Czech Heritage Foundation of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a record of funeral orations of Frank J. Sadílek from 1907 to 1933 that includes articles, a letter of condolence to Mrs. Sadilek, and photographs of Sadílek with the monument erected to honor Czech pioneers in Saline County. Aldditional materials includes...
Dates: 1907-1933

Frank Cather, Postcard Collection

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0060
Scope and Contents The collection consists of postcards Frank Cather received from friends and family between 1905 and 1911. The postcards illustrate the Cather family's ties with its native Virginia as well as the close relationship between Cather and his brother G.P. There are 165 postcards arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1905-1911

Frank Farley, Research Notebooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0012
Scope and Contents Notebooks compiled and titled by Frank E. Farley from books, records, and other resources from various institutions, probably between 1926-1927. The majority are notes on, or excerpts from, materials Farley reviewed on American Indians in the United States. The notebooks are numbered 1-8, 10, 11-13, 19-20, 24 in roman numerals. Two books are labeled with number 10, one with a notation that the notes were copied into Indian Book L, pg. 124-182Farley provided the following list of...
Dates: 1926-1927

Frank Hurd, Biographical Papers

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0143
Scope and Contents This set of photocopies includes a copy of "A Few Incidents in the Life of a Sexagenarian," a biography of Jay Montgomery Hurd. Included in the appendices are the Jay Montgomery Hurd family tree and a biographical sketch of Charles A. Homes copied from "State of Nebraska Historical Book." J.M. Hurd was the father of Frank Hurd, one of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s first graduates.
Dates: 1809-1878

Frank Pacal, Spanish-American War Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0041
Scope and Contents The Frank Pacal Collection was donated in April, 1988 by his grandson, Arnold F. Polak. It consists of materials collected by Pacal and includes a variety of materials relating to his military service in the Philippines. Included are Spanish- American War Campaign Literature and materials, Nebraska Volunteer items, Military items of governmental issue, Far East mementos, Veteran Association items, and Nebraska Business and Civic items, photographs, etc.
Dates: 1888-1947; Majority of material found within 1898-1900

Frederick J. Karlson, Military Correspondence

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0304
Scope and Contents All of the correspondence is filed chronologically, with letters that Karlson received with those he sent to his family, along with those occasionally sent by friends. The majority of the letters are addressed to “Dear Mother and Lottie,” Karlson’s mother and sister, Charlotte, living in Gothenburg, Nebraska. There are also letters to his sister “Elvina” living in Los Angeles, California, and another sister or friend named “Ruth.” About 3 letters from Karlson’s mother are written in...
Dates: 1942-1945

Frederick Sweeney, Diary

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0114
Scope and Contents The Sweeney diary is a photocopy of the original that contains recollections of World War I.
Dates: 1918, Sept. 22-1919, Apr. 18

French Exile & Underground Newspapers, World War II Publications

 Collection — Oversize OSB 03
Identifier: MS-0107
Scope and Contents The collection consists of newspapers dealing with the occupation of France by the Nazi forces during World War II.  The collection also contains other publications, including a letter written in 1939.  The newspapers urge French citizens to support French troops in the fight against Germany.  Many of these newspapers were created by clandestine and revolutionary groups, both before the start of the war and during the war.
Dates: 1938-1944

G. Lomonossoff, Pamphlets

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0196
Scope and Contents Pamphlets “Ten Million Pair of Shoes for Suffering Russia” about Russia and its needs during World War I and “Speech by Prof. G. Lomonosoff on Mass meeting at Chicago on February 17th, 1918. (translated from Russian).”
Dates: 1918

G.B. Pickwell, Tornado Photographs

Identifier: MS-0215
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photographic prints showing a tornado that touched down near Elmwood, Nebraska, on April 6, 1919, about 6:45 p.m. The photographs were taken at a distance of 25 miles by G. B. Pickwell.
Dates: 1919, April 6

Geneva Hewitt, Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0299
Scope and Contents A scrapbook from Geneva Hewitt, a 1921 University of Nebraska School of Music graduate.
Dates: 1921

George A. Flippin, Collected Materials

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0317
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of articles written about Flippin. Those items that specifically relate to his time at the University of Nebraska are articles or small notes in the Hesperian, the student newspaper at the time.
Dates: undated

George Bishop, Manuscript

Identifier: MS-0098
Scope and Contents Parchment manuscript, 1789
Dates: 1789

George Cather Ray Collection

Identifier: MS-0113
Scope and Contents The George Cather Ray Collection is largely comprised of the papers of George P. Cather, Frances (Franc) Smith Cather, and G. P. Cather. The George P. Cather materials include correspondence, family photographs, County Treasurer reports, land assessments, and estate information relating to his work as a land surveyor. The G. P. Cather items consist of correspondence, battle training notes, military orders, and commissions. The Franc Smith Cather materials consist mainly of correspondence with...
Dates: 1833-1933; Majority of material found in 1870-1922

George Cather Ray Collection Addition

Identifier: MS-0113-1
Scope and Contents The George Cather Ray Collection Addition is largely comprised of the papers of George P. Cather and his grandson George Cather Ray. The George P. Cather materials include correspondence, documents relating to Webster County, such as treasurer reports and land assessments or purchases. There are selected materials created by Blanche Cather Ray, George P. Cather's daugther, which briefly document her school life. She also owned an autograph book in which there is an inscription from her cousin...
Dates: 1791-2003; 1873-1945

George Caviness, Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0151
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from A.L. Caviness in Fairbury, Nebraska to his nephew Leon. The content is mostly personal, and throughout the letters, war in Mexico is mentioned.
Dates: 1914-1915

George II, King of England, Edict

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0242
Scope and Contents Edict by King George II of England discussing money matters.
Dates: undated