Nebraska -- History
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Two letters, one page each, written by C. Wilson in Omaha, Nebraska. The contents of the letters are about land and real estate in Omaha. One of the letters references Rev. George W. First who lived in Omaha from 1865-1888 and acted as a purchasing agent for the Union Pacific Railroad.
This research collection is composed almost exclusively of documents photocopied or collected from other sources. The copies were made and grouped by Dr. Helen Stauffer, a former professor of English at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (formerly Kearney State College). They are presumed to represent, in conjunction with UNK-006 Mari Sandoz Research Collection, a portion of the material used by Stuaffer to become one of the preeminant biographers of Mari Sandoz.
The Karrer Family Collection comprises materials created by and about the Karrer family. The collection contains oral history transcript, news clippings, photographs, family histories, certificates, family correspondence, photographs and stereoscope cards from the Spanish-American War, University of Nebraska College of Medicine photographs.
One color printed postcard with text, stamp and postmark [partially obscured]. See item notes for full description.
Photocopied typescript of family memoirs relating to homesteading in Nebraska after 1887. About 400 pages.
This collection consists of a single newsprint broadside, undated, authored by the Union Pacific Railroad Co. "Don't go west in seach of a home, until you have obtained full particulars regarding the rich farming lands for sale very cheap by the Union Pacific Railroad Co." Specifically mentions the area of Eastern Nebraska and Columbus in particular.
Accompanying dealer notes imply the document may have been produced in Omaha ca. 1880
This collection consists of a single letter, dated January 1935, addressed to "My dear Bishop" and signed by Aileen G. Cochran, wife of Governor Robert Leroy Cochran of Nebraska. It is considered noteable because the subject matter primarily consists of references to the Temperance movement.
This collection consists of a photo album, along with contextual notes from the business it was purchased from.
The single letter is written by "Wood" to his sister "Mary." Wood writes about his business experience in the city of Omaha, Nebraska Territory. Wood considers relocating to Woodsville, an historical town, once located in Burt County, Nebraska.
This collection consists of a single letter, unsigned and addressed to "Dear Bro", along with contextual notes from the business it was purchased from. It is considered noteable because it contains references to baseball, and the local team in Osceola in particular.
The resources in the Winkelman collection provide brief facts on selected aspects of Nebraska state history. Many of the items were teaching tools and provide information on resources considered fundamental for Nebraska history research at the time.
This collection consists of an individual handwritten letter, along with some descriptive notes provided by the dealer from whom it was purchased. The letter is from a railroad worker to a friend, sharing racist views on Mexicans and New Mexicans; on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska letterhead.
This collection consists of three letters (dated 1909-1913) written by Robert Henri, two of which are addressed to American poet and essayist Horace Traubel. The letters were purchased from a dealer in France