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Lowry C. Wimberly, English Papers

Identifier: RG-12-10-50

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Wimberly’s professional and personal papers arranged into two series and includes audio materials and realia. The professional papers mainly consist of research material and manuscripts, such as Wimberly’s research and drafts of articles on Charles Lindbergh, George E. Woodbury, and Oscar Wilde. Correspondence is centered on Wimberly’s writing projects and university career. Notable correspondents include Nebraska authors John Neihardt, Mari Sandoz, and Bess Streeter Aldrich. The collection also has various papers from the fraternal organizations that Wimberly belonged to, including Sigma Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, and Tau Kappa Epsilon. Family members continued after his death to collect newspaper clippings related to his career.


  • 1877-1997



5.25 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

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Related Materials

For more information on Lowry C. Wimberly, such as information on his work for the Prairie Schooner, see Prairie Schooner, Records (RG 12-10-06).

Stewart, Paul R., The Prairie Schooner Story; a Little Magazine's First 25 Years. [Lincoln] University of Nebraska Press, c1955.

Wimberly, Lowry Charles, editor. Prairie Schooner Caravan; an Anthology. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1943.

_________________, "Dispossessed," Prairie Schooner, 1927, Apr.

_________________, "The Decline of the Ghost," Prairie Schooner, 1927, Oct.

_________________, "The Red Gentian," Prairie Schooner, Spring 1928.

_________________, "The Happy Man," Prairie Schooner, Summer 1928.

_________________, "The Red-Headed Man," Prairie Schooner, Fall 1929.

_________________, "Tall and Straight," Prairie Schooner, Winter 1929.

_________________, "Men Without Books," Prairie Schooner, Spring 1931.

_________________, "The New Regionalism," Prairie Schooner, Summer 1932.

_________________, "Vachel Lindsay, an interview," The Frontier and Midland, 1934, March.

_________________, "Hemingway and Horatio Alger, Jr.," Prairie Schooner, Fall 1936.

_________________, "Anagrams: Highbrow," Prairie Schooner, Fall 1938.

_________________, "The Bellicose B: Phonetic Phantasy," Prairie Schooner, Spring 1942.

_________________, "Blivins on Paleophobia," Prairie Schooner, Spring 1943.

_________________, "Writers and the War," The Nebraska Alumnus, 1943, Oct.

_________________, "Mark Twain and the Tichenor Bonanza," The Atlantic Report, 1943, Nov.

_________________, "W.J. Bryan's Handicap," Prairie Schooner, 1944.

_________________, "Crime Journal Addicts," The University of Kansas City Review, Winter 1945.

_________________, "Oscar Wilde Meets Woodberry," Prairie Schooner, 1947.

_________________, "Lindbergh: Shamefully Treated Man," Prairie Schooner, 1949.

_________________, "The Catch," The American Mercury, 1951, May.

_________________, "Windfall for Whitford" Harper's Magazine, 1951, June.

_________________, "Watchman, What of the Donor?" Prairie Schooner, 1951.

_________________, "Using Better English," undated.

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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