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Collection Number RG0840.AM
Collection Name RG0840 Byrd-Yeats Family
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Byrd-Yeats Family collection
Date or Date Span 1920-1933
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1933
Scope & Content This collection has miscellaneous papers relating to the Byrd and the Yeats families from Omaha, Nebraska, primarily concerning the Byrd Nurseries and the Gregg School of Commerce. Specific items include a booklet titled "Landscape Gardening: A book which points the way to more attractive home surroundings," which was put out by the nursery; a brochure from the Gregg School of Commerce, where Beulah Byrd was the principal; a program for the Omaha College Club; and a letter of sympathy to Forrest and Mary Yeats on the death of Beulah in 1920.
Related units of description See the photo component [RG0840.PH] for related images.

See the Byrd Family photo collection [RG3274.PH] for additional images.

The Nebraska History Museum holds the wedding gown worn by Mary Rich (Yeats) Byrd.
Subjects Business education
Businesses
Landscaping plans
Nurseries (Horticulture)
People Byrd, Beulah W. 1893-1920
Byrd, Forrest Wiatt, 1890-1978
Byrd, Mary Alice (Yeats), 1892-1983
Search Terms Business education -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Businesses -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Byrd family
Byrd Nurseries (Omaha, Neb.)
Gregg School of Commerce (Omaha, Neb.)
Horticulture -- Nebraska
Nurseries (Horticulture) -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Vocational education -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Yeats family