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Object ID RG0715.AM
Collection RG0715 Millson, William Bryan, 1882-1950
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1.0 cu.ft.; 2 boxes
Title William Bryan Millson papers
Dates of Creation 1903-1944
Year Range from 1903
Year Range to 1944
Admin/Biographical History William Bryan Millson, born at Salem, Illinois, was a nephew of William Jennings Bryan. He came to Lincoln in 1900 and attended Nebraska Wesleyan University for three years. After a period of out-of-state residence working as a salesman, he returned and for seventeen years he was a deputy collector for the Internal Revenue Service.
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content This collection consists of two manuscript boxes of material arranged in 5 series: 1) Correspondence, 1906-1944; 2) Certificates, insurance policies, deeds, etc.; 3) Clippings, 1906-1931; 4) Memo books of W.B. Millson, 1917-1918; and 5) Miscellaneous.

This material consists mainly of correspondence relating to Millson's sales work and reflecting particularly the difficulties of the depression years.
Creator Millson, William Bryan, 1882-1950
Finding Aids Finding aid available at the repository.
Subjects Sales personnel
Economic & social conditions
Taxes
People Millson, William Bryan, 1882-1950
Millson, Louise (Stryker), 1882-1967
Search Terms Great Depression
Classification Business & Commerce
Government & Politics