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Object ID RG1030.AM
Collection RG1030 Hubner, Charles Morton, 1855-1935
Object Name Correspondence
Extent of Description 1 folder; 3 items
Title Charles M. Hubner collection
Dates of Creation 1892-1896
Year Range from 1892
Year Range to 1896
Admin/Biographical History Charles Morton Hubner, son of George Alfred and Ann (Morton) Hubner was born in Kentucky on August 24, 1855. After the death of his physician father in 1857, Ann Hubner took her son to Nebraska City, Nebraska. It was here that her brother, Thomas Morton, had founded the "Nebraska City News" in 1854.

Hubner was first associated with the "Nebraska City News" in the 1860s when he worked as a newspaper carrier. In 1887 Hubner became the newspaper's publisher, a position he retained until the News consolidated with the "Nebraska City Press" in 1925. At that time he retired and relocated to California where he stayed until 1934, when he returned to Nebraska City. He died there on August 2, 1935. His wife Gertrude (Van Meter) Hubner, whom he had married in 1899, died in Nebraska City in 1921.
Scope & Content This collection consists of correspondence dating from 1892-1896. It includes a letter from William Jennings Bryan, June 6, 1892 in which Bryan discusses Hubner's opposition to Bryan's position on the silver issue. Also present is a letter of transmittal for religious material from J. Sterling Morton, March 8, 1895. (The material discussed by Morton is not included in the collection).
Creator Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Other Creators Morton, Julius Sterling, 1832-1902
Finding Aids Charles Morton Hubner finding aid.
Subjects Democratic Party
Political platforms
Politicians
Silver question
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Hubner, Charles Morton, 1855-1935
Morton, Julius Sterling, 1832-1902
Search Terms Democratic Party -- History
Political parties -- Platforms
Silver question