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Nebraska Arboretums, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Records

Identifier: RG-08-43-11

Scope and Contents

The Arboretum records include documents on the arboretums in Nebraska, such as correspondence, pamphlets, reports, and maps. There are occasional applications or nomination requests for arboretum status and memorandum of understanding between the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum and location representatives. Many of the files include lists of trees meant for a chosen location. Some arboretum files include documents on "pre-construction planning and decision making" and "on-going administrative concerns" related to specific arboretum, detailing plans, funding and donations, volunteers, resources, marketing and documentation. The correspondence associated with the Friends of the Maxwell Arboretum contains information related to gift and memorial plantings.


  • 1966-1983


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum (NSA) began in 1978. The NSA partnered with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources to support the development of arboretums through the state of Nebraska. The NSA work is done through its membership and focused on accredited arboretums and Landscape Steward Sites. They provide educational resources, sponsor plants sales, and provide awards to honor individuals who support the NSA mission.


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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States