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A. Piana, Letter

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0248

Alice Tuttle Clark, Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0056
Scope and Contents The existing collection of Smith’s papers deals mainly with his years as a medical officer for the U.S. Navy (1944-1946). Correspondence, photographs, maps and official naval orders and documents detail Smith’s years of service in WWII. Of special interest are the detailed notes he inscribed on his photos and maps of the military base in Okinawa. His correspondence to family is detailed, providing excellent descriptions of military life and the business of a medical ship, its personnel, and...
Dates: 1944-1946

Chairman's Correspondence, Horticulture and Forestry Records

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

Chambers Family, Military Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 001
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

Elwood W. Camp, World War II Records

 Collection — Box: 001
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

 File — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0376
Content Description

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

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
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

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

Hobart Bosworth, Letter

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
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

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
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

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

 Collection — Box: Small MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0501
Scope and Contents The collection consists 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 Senator Sherman on the Administration's official stance on "what caused the panic of 1896". The panic of 1896 was precipitated by a drop in silver...
Dates: 1896

John Corbin, Theater Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

 Collection — Box: Small MS collections
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

Josef Josten, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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: 1913-1984

Joseph E. Carland, Military Records

 Collection — Box: 001
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

 Collection — Box: 001
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

Mabel A. Work Fields, Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 001
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: 1885-1919

MacDonald Family, Military Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 001
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

Mark Twain, Letter

 Collection — Box: Small MS collections
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

 Collection — Box: 001
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

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
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: 1908-1977

Roy Williams Steele, Letter

 Collection — Box: MS Collections
Identifier: MS-0249
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1937

Rudolf Kopecky, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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: 1939-1981

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