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Collection Number RG0877.AM
Collection Name RG0877 McGinnis, John E., 1851-
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder; 4 items
Title John E. McGinnis collection
Date or Date Span 1903-1925
Year Range from 1903
Year Range to 1925
Admin/Biographical History John E. McGinnis was listed in the 1900 South Bend Pct., Cass County, Nebraska, census as a "house carpenter." His census entry shows that he had been born in Pennsylvania in 1851.
Scope & Content This collection consists of the Job Book kept by John E. McGinnis while engaged in carpentry work, 1903-1910. Entries in this book show location of the jobs, type of work, and number of days or hours worked. Also included in the collection are two letters, 1920 and 1923. The 1920 letter from G. W. Shuey of Fairbury, Nebraska relates Shuey family news. The 1923 letter is from a nephew, Charles E. McGinnis. A Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad pass for Mrs. James McGinness is included.
Creator McGinnis, John E., 1851-
Other Creators McGinnis, Charles E.
Shuey, George W., 1852-1923
Finding Aids Complete John E. McGinnis finding aid.
Subjects Carpenters
People McGinness, James (Mrs.)
McGinnis, Charles E.
McGinnis, John E., 1851-
Shuey, George W., 1852-1923
Search Terms Carpenters -- Nebraska
Cass County (Neb.) -- History
South Bend (Neb.) -- History