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Anne of Brittany Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
Scope and Content: The collection consists typescript and bound catalogs of the Anne of Brittany book collection created by H. Winnett Orr during his lifetime. Orr collected books relating to Anne, her life, her husbands, her reign as Queen of Brittany and as a Queen of France, the history of France during her lifetime, notable individuals alive during her reign, and general histories of France and its people. In addition, Orr created scrapbooks of his trip to Brittany in 1929 and of items assocated with his...
Dates: 1918-1955,; Majority of material found within 1944-1951

Great American Sandhills, Photographs

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS 0310
Scope and Content: The photographs, in all formats, document the Sandhills region in Nebraska between 1979-2020, particularly natural landscapes that incorporate sandhills, grasslands, wetlands, and lakes. Multiple photographs were taken at the same site. Selected photographs illustrate life on Sandhills ranches, their owners, and a long-horn cattle drive in November 2000. Auctions and farm sale photos may include owners, livestock, or equipment for sale. Photos may include birds, such as herons or cormorants,...
Dates: 1979-2020

Ivan Beede, Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents The collection contains Ivan Beede's letters to his friend Kenneth Forward written from 1920-1931. In his letters he described life in Boston, its social scene and political campaigns, the newspaper world, and discussed contemporary writers, plays, and other events. Of special interest are his interviews of the Gish sisters, R. Duncan, and Pola Negri. Beede also mentioned several University of Nebraska professors like Frye, Gaffney, Gass, and Rice, among others, obviously responding to...
Dates: 1920-1931

Quilt Symposium '77, Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0266
Scope and Content:

The collection of quilt symposium records includes publicity information created by members of the Lincoln Quilt Guild to promote the symposium. Selected items from the symposium include a handbag given to participants with the signatures from several of the artists and lecturers who taught or attended the event. Materials from Betty Ferguson include the notes that she took at sessions and lectures that she attended.

Dates: 1976-1977

Robert and Doris Kurth Cather Collection

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0076
Scope and Content: The Kurth collection contains correspondence to and about Willa Cather, including letters from Anna Pavelka, after whom Cather modeled the protagonist of My Antonia. The Pavelka letters describe farm life in rural Nebraska. The collection includes Cather's article "Victoria's Ancestors: The House of Hanover" as it appeared in Home Monthly, photographs of Willa Cather and places in New Mexico, and typescripts about...
Dates: 1897-1975,; Majority of material found within 1927-1950