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Mabel A. Work Fields, Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0351
Scope and Contents The correspondence includes letters between Mabel A. Work, who lived in Callaway, Nebraska, and Gilbert Fields, who lived initially in Englewood, Colorado. During their courtship and marriage, Work's letters to Fields are addressed to Ord, Wood River, Elm Creek, and David City, Nebraska. Fields worked at night for the Union Pacific Railroad Company.  There are a few letters from other friends, including Frank Robison and Ada G. Harding. Work and Fields marry in December 1912. Letters from...
Dates: 1895-1919

MacDonald Family, Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0022
Scope and Contents There are two sections in the MacDonald correspondence, the first being Alice's letters to her family describing life in the Philippines (1903-1924, undated). The second section includes Kenneth and Margaret's letters to their family (1905-1967). In this second section, Kenneth writes about Alice's death and its aftermath. Also included in this section are letters written by both Kenneth and Margaret during their imprisonment during World War II and early retirement. Lastly, Margaret keeps...
Dates: 1903-1967

Mari Sandoz Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0080
Scope and Contents The Sandoz Collection is composed of manuscripts, correspondence, research files, notes, maps, and Sandoz's personal library. In addition to her own work the collection also contains books, articles and taped interviews about Sandoz. This collection is an important source for history and literature of Nebraska and the Great Plains region. It also documents the career of one of Nebraska's most successful and distinguished writers.A grant from the National Endowment for the...
Dates: 1864-1976

Marian Weston, Collection on Weldon Kees

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0505
Content Description

The papers consist of articles, newspaper clippings, letters, and various memorabilia about poet Weldon Kees, collected by Marian Weston.

Dates: 1954-2005

Mark Twain, Letter

Identifier: MS-0516
Content Description

The letter from Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) to Albert Paine is on black-bordered Stormfield mourning stationery as Twain's daughter, Jean, had died on December 24, 1909. It is marked as a P.S., but likely sent separately from a previous letter.

Dates: 1910, Feb. 21

Principal's Letterpress Books, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Records

Identifier: RG-08-21-06
Scope and Contents

Principal's letterpress books from the School of Agriculture (now Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources) from 1907.

Dates: 1907

Robert F. Kennedy, Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0241
Scope and Contents

Two letters discussing Robert F. Kennedy’s visit to the UNL campus during his 1968 presidential campaign.

Dates: 1968

Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0316
Scope and Contents The Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection is comprised of letters written by Willa Cather, Roscoe Cather, Meta Schaper Cather, Elsie Cather, Edith Lewis, and other family members or friends of Cather. The letters Cather wrote to her brother show a close and loving relationship between the two siblings. Cather shared personal stories, asked questions about financial matters, and shared thoughts about her work. Cather believed that Roscoe, of all her family, best understood her goals and...
Dates: 1884-1988

Roy Williams Steele, Letter

Identifier: MS-0249
Scope and Contents

One letter to Dudley Leavitt from Roy Williams Steele from 1937.

Dates: 1937

Rudolf Kopecky, Czech Heritage Papers

Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Kopecky's personal papers and includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, subject files, and some newspaper clippings. The materials mainly relate to Kopecky's work as a political journalist after World War II. Almost all of the materials in the collection are in Czech. English translations are provided in quotations wherever possible.

Dates: 1918-1986

Ruth K. Irvine, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0251
Scope and Contents

The Ruth K. Irvine, Papers collection consists mostly of holiday greeting cards and brief letters from 1911-1967. Correspondence also includes a few undated letters written by Ruth Irvine to family and friends. The three programs are for the Nineteenth Annual Tech Show “Not a Chance” produced by the student body of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1917, a 1924 band program in Long Beach, California, and the 1936 dedication of the alumnae building at Smith College.

Dates: 1911-1967

Sandra Sider, Quilt Papers

Identifier: MS-0546
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence and research materials, with some digital media.

Dates: 1973-2010

Susette La Flesche, Letter

Identifier: MS-0313
Scope and Contents The Susette La Flesche letter is seven pages in length, written on two leaves of paper. La Flesche writes to Annie E. Howe in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Her letter references a school centennial and memories of her school friends. She writes about her brother being on a buffalo hunt and the ages of her sisters and where they are living. She mentions the Winnebago Tribe, experiences of children and the missionary school, and chapel on Sundays. The letter may have been written in 1877 as the...
Dates: 1877, Jan.

T.E. Hartung, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Records

Identifier: RG-08-01-05
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of T.E. Hartung, Dean of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Dates: undated

Thomas Carlyle, Letter

Identifier: MS-0518
Scope and Contents

The letter is from Thomas Carlyle to the Anglican clergyman and writer, Charles Kingsley (1819-1875).

Dates: 1866, Sept. 17

Weldon Kees, Papers

Identifier: MS-0559
Scope and Contents The papers consist of typed manuscripts by Weldon Kees. Nearly all the works in Poems 1947-1954 and many of those in Collected Poems are represented by multiple drafts with annotations. There are also some unpublished materials including poems and a short story, as well as tearsheets of published poems. There are over half a dozen typed play manuscripts and about a dozen songs by Kees, several written with Bob Helm. Other...
Dates: 1993-2008

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