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Ida R. Brockman, Diary

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-November 1889.


  • 1888-1889

Conditions Governing Access

The diary is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Ida Brockman was the daughter of John and Addie Mitchell Brockman. She lived all her life (1869-1960) in Richardson County, Nebraska. When this portion of the diary begins, in mid-sentence, it is September 1888, as Ida prepares to leave for the university.


0.01 Folders (1 folder)

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Complete diary, as transcribed by her granddaughter, Amy Mitchell Tuttle, is on file at History Nebraska. History Nebraska also has Ida's mementos 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); also 1894-1895 course listings and fees for the Art Department, commencement-week mementos, etc.

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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