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Collection Number RG1143.AM
Collection Name RG1143 Kopac, Emil, 1886-1970
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Emil Kopac papers
Date or Date Span 1917-1969
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1969
Scope & Content The collection contains miscellaneous papers of Emil Kopac of Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Included are items concerning fundraising efforts for the West Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Scottsbluff in 1925; book lists and subscription forms for the anti-papal publisher "The Rail-Splitter," of Milan, Illinois; Kopac's real estate tax statements (ca. 1950s) for Garden County, Nebraska property; envelopes and telegrams relating to the Kopac Brothers business in Omaha, Nebraska; a program for the 1969 rodeo held in Hardin, Montana; misc. items relating to the Oregon Trail including hand-drawn maps showing portions of the Trail near Julesburg, Colorado and Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, and a notebook containing Oregon Trail mileage. Also included in the collection is a letter dated November 2, 1917 from H.B. Chronister at Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico, to Kopac in which he tells of camp life and the health conditions of the soldiers serving along the Mexico boarder.
Finding Aids Emil Kopac finding aid
Related units of description See also the photo component [RG1143.PH] for related images.

The Nebraska History Index and the Newspaper Index card catalog contain references to Emil Kopac.
Subjects Fund raising
People Chronister, H.B.
Kopac, Emil
Wingett, J.M.
Search Terms Anti-Catholicism -- United States
Camp Cody (N.M.)
Fundraising -- Nebraska -- Scottsbluff
Kopac Brothers (Omaha, Neb.)
Oregon Trail
Scottsbluff (Neb.) -- History
West Nebraska Methodist Hospital (Scottsbluff, Neb.)