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Automobile Travel Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0109
Identifier: MSS-0109
Content Description The Automobile Travel Diary documents three trips by car in 1917 and earlier. The white travelers are based in Manatee, Florida, and recount travel by earlier automobile including staying at auto camps, hotels, and farmhouses. The first undated trip begins in Manatee, Florida, and concludes in Sacramento, California. The second undated trip begins in Handley, Texas, and returns to Manatee, Florida. The final trip recounted in the diary is dated 1917 and begins in Manatee visiting sites in...
Dates: circa 1910-1917

Benjamin A. Botkin Collection of Applied American Folklore

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0066
Scope and Contents The Botkin collection includes two major components, Botkin's personal library and papers relating to his research and publications. The papers include personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of Botkin's books, articles, and speeches. His field notes, notebooks, and card files supplement the research materials used for his work and publications. In addition, the collection contains tape recordings and phonograph records of material relating to folklore. There are...
Dates: 1919-1975

Clara Conklin, Travel Papers

 Collection — Box 001: [Barcode: R0241157800]
Identifier: RG-12-21-10
Scope and Contents These papers relate to Clara Conklin's travels, career, and personal life. Only the early correspondence and one article relate to her academic career at the University of Nebraska. The correspondence from James H. Canfield relates to Conklin's appointment as an instructor in German and French languages. Most of the collection relates to European travel between 1896-1902. Passenger lists include those from the following cruise lines: American Line, 1906; Holland-America Line 1898; Red Star...
Dates: 1889-1938

Dorothy Patach Papers

 Collection — Box: 2016-105
Identifier: MSS-0091
Content Description The papers of Dorothy Patach document her travels around the United States and international trips, her community involvement, and her career in nursing and nursing education. Documentation of Patach’s trips include scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and ephemera from the 1930s to the late 20th century. Patach traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest, the West, and other parts of the U.S. There were many trips to California especially as her father worked in California for many years...
Dates: circa 1910-2015

Edith and Horace Hager Album

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0069
Identifier: MSS-0069
Content Description A scrapbook kept by white husband and wife Horace and Edith Hager on a road trip across the United States and briefly Canada in the mobile home trailer in 1948. The couple departed their New Jersey home pulling their new trailer they named "Ched." Edith or "Ede" and Horace or "Chap" along with their dog Candy are shown posing around the trailer in May 1948 before their departure. Photographs on their trip depict sites, people, animals, scenery, and other...
Dates: 1948

Henry David Thoreau, Manuscript

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416026]
Identifier: MS-0217
Scope and Contents

One manuscript leaf from Cape Cod originally tipped in to volume 1 of the manuscript edition of The Works of Henry David Thoreau (PS 3040 F06 1905, vol. 1-10, in Love Stacks).  The work was published in 1865 after Thoreau’s death.  The manuscript is one leaf, two pages, handwritten.

Dates: 1865

Hispanic Society Latin America, Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0280
Scope and Contents

The photo postcards were produced by the Hispanic Society of America in the 1920s as curators traveled throughout Latin America, Portugal, and Spain.The images document places, culture, landmarks, industry, and daily life. Both rural and urban scenes are included. Each postcard contains brief information about the location, but none of the photographs are dated. Those taken in Spain were photographed by E.M. Newman.

Dates: 1921-1928

Institute for International Studies Director, Interdisciplinary and Special Programs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-48-01-01
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence with students, faculty from UNL and other universities, and corporations, as well as correspondence containing information about visiting professors, guest speakers, essay contests, and seminars.  Subject files relate to activities, programs, seminars, institutes, and committees.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1961-1984

June Turney Papers

 Collection — Box: MISC-04, Folder: MSS-0063
Identifier: MSS-0063
Content Description

The papers of June Turney include correspondence written to family and friends when she was a teenager or young woman in the late 1930s during the Great Depression. The letters were sent from June Turney’s time at Moss Lake Summer Camp in Eagle Bay, New York and a later trip to California.

Dates: 1936-1939

Lawrence Youngman Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-046
Identifier: MSS-0127
Content Description

This collection includes materials from Travel & Transport, Inc., Nebraska tourism, and Haulaway, Inc. Also included are materials gathered from Lawrence Youngman’s interest in Nebraska aviation and air travel in general and from the months he spent in Europe as an Omaha World-Herald correspondent during World War II.

Dates: 1920s to 2011

Luis Romero, Literary Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0035
Scope and Contents

This collection was donated to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln by Luis Romero in September of 1979. It consists of manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and minor writings by or about Romero.

Dates: 1922-1979

Margaret A. Baker Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0123
Identifier: MSS-0123
Content Description The diary of Margaret A. Baker follows her trip by railroad from Portland, Maine, U.S.A. to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The diarist records details of their train travel departing from Portland with a stopover in New Hampshire. She describes the mountains, hotels, as well as other scenes in towns and cities. The following partial transcription and description was provided by the seller:"September 23rd, A day to which we had been looking forward with the most pleasant...
Dates: 1903

Mary and Elsie Rokahr, Cooperative Extension Papers

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-11-07-10
Scope and Contents

The collection includes diaries and journals, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia related to the work, travels, and personal lives of Mary Rokahr and her sister, Elsie Rokahr.  The collection's teaching and extension materials relate primarily to home economics, women, and the University of Nebraska's teaching programs in Turkey and Yugoslavia.

Dates: 1902-1968

Travel Diary and Almanac

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0051
Identifier: MSS-0051
Content Description A travel journal of a family’s move from near Ashland, Nebraska to near Arcata, California via train recorded in an incomplete copy of an unidentified almanac for 1874. The almanac begins with April 1874 and includes 89 pages of printed material including engravings. The journal or diary section at the end of almanac includes notes for all but seven days for 1874. Some of the engravings include: German draught oxen, walls of Bologne, France, royal tiger, kangaroos, American elk, a...
Dates: 1874

Western Travel Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0095
Identifier: MSS-0095
Content Description Description provided by the seller. "String-tied photo album measuring 9" x 11" with a dog illustration on the front board. Near fine with faint spotting and some toning, with a few photos loose but present. An album containing 90 black and white photographs of a 1938 vacation to numerous United States cities via the Union Pacific Railroad and their adjourning bus route, extensively captioned and wonderfully organized. The album opens with a list of the cities visited and a color Union...
Dates: 1938

Wolfe Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 2017-002
Identifier: MSS-0093
Content Description The Wolfe family collection contains letters, a scrapbook, and two autograph books created by members of the Wolfe family of Happy Camp, California and Lehman, Pennsylvania in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. The family may have also lived in other locations in the U.S. The 1890s letters are predominantly from Henry Wolfe in California to his brother Alonzo Wolfe in Pennsylvania with letters to a cousin as well. Documents in the collection also mention William Wolfe, Sarah Wolfe, and other...
Dates: circa 1845-1930

WPA Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0011
Scope and Contents The WPA Records are drafts and research notes used for the planned books and pamphlets produced by the Omaha office of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers' Project (FWP), including the never published Omaha City Guide. The records, dated 1935-1943, are 14.52 cubic feet and housed in 44 boxes. Note that the Works Progress Administration was renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) The bulk of the papers are typescript, with a few...
Dates: 1935-1943