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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:

Hubert Humphrey, Letter

 Item — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Hubert H. Humphrey to Kevin Bauer, dated February 17, 1968, and the booklet At Issue: The Vice Presidency, A Conversation with Hubert H. Humphrey.
Dates: 1968, Feb.17

Ida R. Brockman, Diary

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0264
Scope and Contents Selections from the diary of Ida Rebecca Brockman (later Cornelius) pertaining to her student days at the University of Nebraska, September 1888-November1889. Complete diary, as transcribed by her granddaughter, Amy Mitchell Tuttle, is on file at the Nebraska State Historical Society. NSHS also has Ida’s mementoes of her campus years, including programs for a military ball, field days, and events sponsored by Delian Literary Society, University Union, and Palladian (of which she was a member);...
Dates: 1888-1889

International Military Tribunal, Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0010
Scope and Contents The material contained in Series 1-11 in the collection consists of the original papers and documents of Nazi officials, mostly those of Alfred Rosenberg, but a smaller amount of material from Martin Bormann, Wilhelm Frick, Joseph Göbbels, Heinrich Himmler, Hans Heinrich Lammers, Robert Ley, Rudolf Hess, Rudolf Hoess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, and several others is also present. These documents are of interest as they often deal with high-level Nazi policy decisions. They...
Dates: 1923-1947

Ivan Beede, Correspondence

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents The collection contains Ivan Beede’s letters to his friend Kenneth Forward written from 1920-1931. In his letters he describes life in Boston, its social scene and political campaigns, the newspaper world, and discusses contemporary writers, plays, and other events. Of special interest is his interview of the Gish sisters, R. Duncan, and Pola Negri. Beede also mentions several University of Nebraska professors like Frye, Gaffney, Gass, Rice, among other, obviously responding to remarks made in...
Dates: 1920-1931

J. Harris Gable, Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0234
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of J. Harris Gable, 1926. Gable was a founding editor of the Prairie Schooner, University of Nebraska librarian (1919-1933), and Director of the Nebraska Federal Writers Project.
Dates: 1926

J. Patras, World War I Photographs

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0283
Scope and Contents Photographs taken by J. Patras in France and surrounding areas during World War I. The photographs illustrate areas of France affected by the war, soldiers in camps and bunkers, cemeteries and burials, hospitals, churches and trenches.This collection contains black and white photographs of war scenes in France during World War I. The photographs are arranged according to the group name and number assigned to them by the creator. Group B contains images of Allied cemeteries and a...
Dates: 1916-1918

J. Robert "Bob" Kerrey, Congressional Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0338
Scope and Contents J. Robert "Bob" Kerrey, Congressional Papers include press materials from Bob Kerrey’s Senate career. Also include press materials from his time as Nebraska’s Governor and his Presidential campaign.
Dates: 1989-2000

J. Robert Sullivan, Collection on Cather

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0078
Scope and Contents The Sullivan materials include a single letter written and signed by Willa Cather, two letters written to Sullivan, selected items of Catheriana collected by Sullivan, articles written about Cather, and general newspapers clippings regarding her works, books written about her, and her life.
Dates: 1949-1985

Jack D. Welsh, M.D. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0079
Scope and Contents The Welsh collection consists of photocopies of the medical and pension records of Union generals who served in the U.S. Civil War. Some records include death certificates. The records detail the activities of officers during the war and items that provide justification for pensions. Welsh obtained the photocopies from the National Archives and used the materials as research for his book Medical Histories of Union Generals. Approximately 583 records are included in the collection. The materials...
Dates: 1820-1996; Majority of material found within 1840-1900

Jack Meyer, Manuscript

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0225
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 67-page typescript of Meyer’s autobiographical “Sweet Success,” written in 1978 shortly after his fortieth birthday.  After briefly discussing his childhood, the manuscript focuses on Meyer’s experiences in law school, his legal career, and his routine personal and professional practices.  Meyers includes tips on successful professional conduct, personal grooming and maintaining a neat work environment, managing a daily schedule, and staying physically fit.
Dates: 1978

James Metzger, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0128
Scope and Contents The Metzger collection contains materials pertaining to the career of James Metzger, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln alum. During this career, Metzger served as a superintendent of a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, private businessman and USAID advisor based out of Turkey and Jordan. The materials include correspondence, bulletins, photographs and an autobiography of Metzger's life and works.
Dates: 1929-1966

James W. & Marie Sloup, WWII Military Records

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0340
Scope and Contents This collection contains the materials Sloup collected during service in WWII. Materials include biographical information, correspondence, records and a scrapbook. The scrapbook is of particular interest in that it contains many photographs of Sloup’s post in the Aleutian islands. These photos depict both military equipment and duties but also provide an insight into life in the barracks.
Dates: circa 1943

James Woodress, Cather Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0111
Scope and Contents The Woodress papers contain correspondence and research materials gathered for the writing and publication of a biography of Willa Cather. The majority of materials created by Willa Cather are photocopies of original items located in other repositories. The materials remain in the original order created by Woodress.
Dates: 1967-1997

Janet Pressley Piper, Poetry Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0136
Scope and Contents Books and Poems by Janet Piper
Dates: 1920-1976

Japanese Internment, World War II Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0240
Scope and Contents Box 1 Folder1 consists of the following Japanese American newsletters and bulletins:  Magnet, 1943, Apr., Jerome Relocation Center; Gila Coop News, 1943, June 25, July 20; Interracial News Service, 1945, July; Relocator News Week, 1943, Dec. 9; Lil Dan’l, 1943, Rohwer, Arkansas relocation center; The Pen, 1943, Rohwer, Arkansas relocation center; Denson Tribune, 1944; Gila Bulletin, 1945, Sept. 8, 12.  An oversize item, Pacific Citizen, 1942, June 4, is stored separately in oversize box 1. ...
Dates: 1941-1945

Jasper W. Rogers, Letter

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0207
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written by Jasper Rogers, May 6, 1847.  Addressed to a Marquess, the letter concerns the potato-truck system and famines experienced by Irish laborers.
Dates: 1847, May 6

J.D. Pulford, Letters

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0181
Scope and Contents Includes typed copies of 17 letters written by a soldier, J.D. Pulford, stationed in the Dakota Territory between 1874 and 1882. The letters, which were written to his mother and brother, include descriptions of camp life as well as military operations.
Dates: 1874-1882

John B.  Pastorak, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0088
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Pastorak's sermons, the majority general pulpit sermons dating from 1920 to 1973, along with sermons for special occasions such as weddings, funerals, first communion, and Thanksgiving Day sermons. The 1926 and 1935 sermons are occasionally written in Slovak, though most of them are written in English. The vast majority of them are typed, with handwritten notes on the sides. On the title page, Pastorak wrote the date when he first preached his sermon, and then added...
Dates: 1911-1973

John C. Page, Papers

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0156
Scope and Contents The collection includes a newspaper clipping containing information about John C. Page being appointed Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation by President Roosevelt, Page's retirement program, his obituary, and photograph.
Dates: 1937-1955

John C.  Thompson, Manuscript

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0216
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an undated 34-page manuscript, “Medical Practice in Nebraska the Past Ninety-Two Years”.  The manuscript touches on key developments in healthcare from the 1870s when Thompson’s grandfather began practicing in Sutton, Nebraska, through the span of Thompson’s own career, which began in the early 20th century.  Among the topics discussed are: common illnesses and conditions requiring medical care, medical education and licensure, advancements in medicine and...
Dates: 1960s

John Corbin, Theater Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0011
Scope and Contents The papers of John Corbin relate to his career as an author and drama critic. They consist of correspondence to and from Corbin, manuscripts and published articles by Corbin, research notes and subject files related to his writings, news clippings of book reviews, legal contracts and agreements, and several photographs. The correspondence in the collection includes personal letters between Corbin and family members as well as business correspondence with magazine editors and publishing...
Dates: 1894-1956

John Cyprian Stevens, Memoirs

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0172
Scope and Contents The collection consists of “The autobiography of a civil engineer by John Cyprian Stevens, 1876-1960” written by the University of Nebraska alumnus in 1959-1960. The autobiography spans from his childhood memories to his military service, college days at UNL, his career as an engineer, and much in between.
Dates: 1876-1960

John F. Bergstrom, Sr., Manuscript

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0169
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a brief typewritten manuscript, “My Symphony of the Prairie,” by John F. Bergstrom, Sr.  The undated reminiscence describes elements of pioneer life and childhood in western Nebraska in the 1890s.
Dates: undated

John Feil, Sermons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0013
Scope and Contents The inside cover of this volume of handwritten outlines and sermons is inscribed, “Predigten von John Chr. Feil, Kansas City, Feb. 11, 1866.” The script is difficult to read and may be in German.
Dates: 1866

John Forster, Letter

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0183
Scope and Contents This collection includes one letter from John Forster to a Mrs. Swain. It is a notice of death, referring to the death of a Mr. Forster and the current condition of his recently widowed wife.
Dates: 1839, Feb. 15

John Frederick Ballard, Theater Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0138
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of scrapbooks containing newspaper articles, programs, and photographs from and about Ballard’s plays.  The plays represented are “Believe me, Xantippe,” “Young America,” and “Ladies of the Jury.”  There is one small file of biographical materials, one file of correspondence, and one file containing legal descriptions of real estate in Kansas City, Missouri.  Also included are photographs of scenes from his plays, which include scenes with actor John Barrymore.
Dates: 1912-1957

John G. Bitzes, Pamphlet

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0160
Scope and Contents Pamphlet about Graeco- Turkish relationship, 1930-1941 by John G. Bitzes.
Dates: 1930-1941

John G. Neihardt Collection

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0026
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typed manuscript of a Neihardt poem; original and photocopied pieces of correspondence, including a folder of letters to author George Sterling; typed transcripts of published Neihardt essays; and miscellaneous essays, brochures, and newspaper clippings about Neihardt. Photographic and audio materials of and about Neihardt are also included in the collection. The materials written about Neihardt include Lucile F Aly's “John G. Neihardt And The American Epic,” and Slade...
Dates: 1912-1982

John Hanwalt, World War I Posters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0239
Scope and Contents A collection of United States World War I Posters from the United States Department of Agriculture, state councils of defense, various university agriculture departments, and others.
Dates: 1914-1918