Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
The collection of Dowty family papers include letters, receipts from church and related to a farm, mortgage documents, and other material. Most of the letters are addressed to Falls City, Nebraska with others addressed to or from Missouri and Oregon. People sending or receiving letters include: Lydia Dowty (perhaps later Mrs. Lydia Peck), Mr. And Mrs. Allison Dowty, George Ferguson, Mary Dowty, and others.
A letter from the George H. Lee Company of Omaha, Nebraska about Germozone, a product for chickens. The prospecting letter or advertisement on illustrated letterhead includes the reproduction of the signature of company vice president Donald Burke.
The collection consists of a single letter from Grace Swain in Stockton to her father, G.H. Swain in Redcar, May 29, 1849.
Consists of a letter to Henry French from his brother, William.
One letter to “Dear Mr. Johnson” signed “H. H. Kohlsaat” and dated March 1923. The brief letter refers to Kohlsaat’s acquaintance with Mark Twain.
The papers of Howard H. Hutsell include five letters written by Captain Hutsell to Melba “Ginger” Hutsell, his wife, while serving in Vietnam from April to August 1967. The letters were addressed from various locations in Vietnam including Đức Phổ Base Camp and Pleiku.
The papers of James H. Nieuwenhuis include seven letters written by Master Sargeant Nieuwenhuis to Mary Virginia, his wife, and Carol Ann, their daughter, while serving in Vietnam from August 1966 to January 1967.
The majority of letters are those from Jo Morris to Arlene Steinbach Garfinkel, with some written by Wright Morris. There are 23 letters and 8 postcards, with some photographs of the Morris family and their residences.
The papers of Laine E. Wright include five letters written by Wright to his parents in Apple Valley, California while serving in Vietnam from January to August 1968. Wright served in Da Nang. His first letter recounts an attack against his unit and an audio recording he made and would send to his parents. Wright’s religious faith is mentioned throughout his letters.
Letter to Erin Owen, UNO Executive Director of University Communications, from Omaha Chief of Police Todd R. Schmaderer thanking UNO and the College of Communication, Fine Arts, and Media, for supporting the 2016 Horses of Honor: Trail of Heroes Project, June 15, 2016.
The papers consist of articles, newspaper clippings, letters, and various memorabilia about poet Weldon Kees, collected by Marian Weston.
A small collection of canceled checks and circular letter from local business the Omaha Crockery Co. The 1906 circular letter promotes subscriptions to trade magazine Manufacturer and Merchant (Room 505, Paxton Block, Omaha) to "Western merchants" and storekeepers. One check from 1903 is made out to Omaha Merchant Exp. Co. in the amount $187.63 from Merchants National Bank. Two checks from 1929 to Union Pacific Railroad in the amounts $1.51 and $45.60 from Omaha National Bank.
A letter from Peycke Brothers of Omaha, Nebraska, dated April 11, 1876, to a customer about stock arriving and the prices at which each would be sold. Peycke brothers billed itself as "commission merchants and wholesale oyster dealers."
Letter sent from a concentration camp from Stefan Jagielski on Auschwitz-issued stationary. Also, a previous owner partially cut around the preprinted camp rules block, but it remains partially connected. The letter is dated 10.8.1941, handwritten in German, and addressed to an unidentified woman and acknowledges receipt of a letter and money from her. Jagielski assures the recipient that he is healthy, and asks her to write with news about (his? her?) father and brother.
The letter is from Thomas Carlyle to the Anglican clergyman and writer, Charles Kingsley (1819-1875).
The Vivian Robenstein collection contains letters and postcards sent to teenager and young woman Vivian Robenstein by multiple friends. The topics of the letters include romances and relationships, dances, becoming an adult, working as a hairdresser or hairstylist, driving in cars, and other interests and activities of daily life.