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A. Piana, Letter

Identifier: MS-0248
Scope and Contents

One letter to Dudley Leavitt discussing the national broadcasting schedule and a list of associated stations of the National Broadcasting Company.

Dates: 1935

Alice Tuttle Clark, Papers

Identifier: MS-0130
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, and scrapbooks, 1879-1928.  The correspondence primarily concerns family activities and includes undated prose describing a drive from California to New York.Materials relating to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, mostly from 1883-1885, are found in the correspondence and scrapbooks.  They include programs from the Palladian Literary Society, Philodicean Society, University Union, Charter Day, and the music...
Dates: 1879-1928

Annie Laurie Smith, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0303
Scope and Contents This collection features correspondence, diaries and journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, personal papers, and mementos created by and about Annie Laurie Smith and her family.  The majority of the collection is correspondence to and from Annie Laurie Smith and her immediate family.  The collection contains letters, postcards, telegrams, greeting cards, and many of the letters included newspaper clippings.  This collection of correspondence is interesting not only because of the broad...
Dates: 1825-1996; Majority of material found within 1935-1990

Arthur Smith, World War II Records

 Collection — Folder: 001 (from box 2, folder 9)
Identifier: MS-0056
Scope and Contents The existing collection of Smith’s papers deals mainly with his years as a medical officer for the United States Navy (1944-1946). Correspondence, photographs, maps and official naval orders and documents detail Smith's years of service in World War II. Of special interest are the detailed notes he inscribed on his photos and maps of the military base in Okinawa, Japan. His correspondence to family is detailed, providing excellent descriptions of military life and the business of a medical...
Dates: 1940-1970

Chairman's Correspondence, Horticulture and Forestry Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-08-10-01

Chambers Family, Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0009
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of letters written by three men, probably brothers, in the United States military during World War II. Willis, Wayne, and Joseph Chambers wrote to their parents in Lancaster, Ohio. During the years these letters were written, only Joseph served overseas. He was sent to a coast artillery unit in the Hawaiian Islands. The other two men stayed in the continental United States.Most of the letters are short without a lot of narrative. From mid-1943 both...
Dates: 1942-1944, undated

Clair F. Bowman, World War II Military Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0025
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials relating to the University of Nebraska.  Also included are various maps, photographs, and correspondence (mostly with family) while Bowman was fighting in WWI, WWII, and as a civilian.  The collection also includes several diaries which contain entries during his service in World Wars I and II.

Dates: 1917-1980

Correspondence, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

Identifier: RG-10-01-02
Scope and Contents

The records include correspondence about the activities of the station from 1891 to 1953.

Dates: 1891-1953

Correspondence, Agronomy Department Records

Identifier: RG-08-08-01
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from the Department of Agronomy from 1978.

Dates: 1978

Donald Justice, Collection on Weldon Kees

Identifier: MS-0576
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials by Weldon Kees including typescript and photocopied poems, slides and photographs of artwork, typescript copies of plays and stories, an audio cassette of poems and songs with Bob Helm, and address lists and stamps. There are also some related personal materials such as a photocopy of the will of his mother, Sarah G. Kees, with headstone information, and probate documents of his close friend, Michael Grieg.The collection also consists of...
Dates: 1942-2002

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

Erwin Goldenstein, WWII Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0376
Scope and Contents

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

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

George Beadle, Biological Science Papers

Identifier: RG-12-31-15
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence on the origin of corn, correspondence related to Colman-Beadle family history, correspondence from Beadle's wife, Muriel, photos and slides of Beadle and his laboratory and plantings at the University of Chicago, slides of a visit to the Koster archaeological site, and some audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1965-1984

Grace Swain, Letter

Identifier: MS-0212
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a single letter from Grace Swain in Stockton to her father, G.H. Swain in Redcar, May 29, 1849.

Dates: 1849, May 29

Harvey O. Werner, Horticulture and Forestry Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-08-10-11
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection is correspondence and includes professional correspondence to his colleagues, letters of written instruction and progress inquiries to the staff at various experimental stations, photographs, and reprints of articles.  The correspondence also refers to Werner's activities in agricultural or horticultural organizations for which he attended meetings, held conferences, and lectured.

Dates: 1934-1986

Henry French, Letter

Identifier: MS-0347
Scope and Contents

Consists of a letter to Henry French from his brother, William.

Dates: 1833, Feb. 2

Herman Henry Kohlsaat, Letters

Identifier: MS-0220
Scope and Contents

One letter to “Dear Mr. Johnson” signed “H. H. Kohlsaat” and dated March 1923.  The brief letter refers to Kohlsaat’s acquaintance with Mark Twain.

Dates: 1923, Mar.

Hobart Bosworth, Letter

Identifier: MS-0247
Scope and Contents

One letter from 1935, July 20 to a Mr. Leavitt discussing acting skills, stocks and friends.

Dates: 1935, July 20

Hubert Humphrey, Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0244
Scope and Contents

Two letters discussing Hubert Humphrey’s visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus during his 1968 presidential campaign.

Dates: 1968

Hugh Genoways, Museum Director Records

Identifier: RG-32-01-07
Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, research on neotropical bats, and information (mostly photocopies) on the history of the University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall.

Dates: 1896-2018; Majority of material found within 1970s-2018

H.W. Caldwell, History Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: RG-12-14-10
Scope and Contents

The correspondence is letters from James Bryce of the House of Commons, William R. Harper from the University of Chicago, and United States Senator William J. Harris. The other items in the collection relate to teaching at the university.

Dates: 1889-1901

J. Sterling Morton, Letters

Identifier: MS-0501
Scope and Contents The materials consist of a 10-page diatribe written by J. Sterling Morton against politician William Jennings Bryan and Bryan’s support of the economic policy of free silver in 1896, as well as a one page typed letter from Morton dated April 6, 1896, marked "personal" to Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Charles S. Hamlin, attacking him and United States Senator John Sherman on the administration's official stance on "what caused the panic of 1896." A drop in silver reserves and concerns...
Dates: 1896

Jo Morris to Arlene Garfinkel, Letters

Identifier: MS-0526
Scope and Contents

The majority of letters are those from Jo Morris to Arlene Steinbach Garfinkel, with some written by Wright Morris. There are 23 letters and 8 postcards, with some photographs of the Morris family and their residences.

Dates: 1962-1966

John Corbin, Theater Papers

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 Forster, Letter

Identifier: MS-0183
Scope and Contents

This single letter is 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

Jonis Agee, Literary Papers

Identifier: RG-12-10-61
Scope and Contents The papers consist of general correspondence, materials related to Agee's early years including class notes, school records, and artwork, drafts and typescripts of most of Agee's published works, some unpublished novels and short stories, correspondence and memorabilia related to literary business and publishing, reviews of Agee's work and her reviews of other people's work, faculty records and teaching materials, notes and research files, a small amount of photographs, and some digital and...
Dates: 1950s-2023

Josef Josten, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0087
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of Joseph Josten and includes correspondence, photographs, various subject files, news clippings, and newspapers. The materials relate mainly to Josten's work as a journalist during and after World War II.

Dates: 1913-1985

Joseph E. Carland, Military Records

Identifier: MS-0321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and other materials sent to Ruth D. Carland prior to and after the death of her husband in World War II. Correspondence forms the largest part of the collection and is separated into letters from various offices of the War Department and from the Veterans' Association. Correspondence also includes burial information, benefits and claims information, and letters of condolence. Of interest is the telegram received reporting Pvt. Carland's death,...
Dates: 1941-2000; Majority of material found in 1945

Lois Logan Horn, WWII Military Records

Identifier: MS-0031
Scope and Contents The Horn papers comprise interview transcripts, correspondence, photographs, military publications, and newspaper articles. The majority of the material is photocopies, with a few original letters, publications, and photographs from World War II that were gathered by Horn during the interview process. The majority of interviews took place in 1993 and 1994, with some taking place earlier. Lois Logan Horn acquired the material after she documented her own memories and interviewed her husband...
Dates: 1942-1994

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