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Collection Number RG0866.AM
Collection Name RG0866 Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Leonard Wright Colby papers
Date or Date Span 1861-1941
Year Range from 1861
Year Range to 1941
Admin/Biographical History See the following website for additional information on Leonard Wright Colby.
Scope & Content This collection contains correspondence, 1889-1941, primarily to Leonard Colby. Letters seek favors, employment, and letters of reference. There is also material on Colby's life, particularly his years in the military and as a Nebraska State Senator. A story about Colby purchasing a horse from U.S. Grant is included.
Subjects Military life
Spanish-American War
People Bratt, John Peter
Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924
Furnas, Robert Wilkinson, 1824-1905
Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885
McReynolds, Robert M.
Nelson, William A.
Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
Voorhees, Luke
Williams, Thomas H.
Search Terms Beatrice (Neb.)
Government officials -- Nebraska
Military biography
Military life
Military service
Nebraska -- Officials and employees
Nebraska National Guard
Politicians -- Nebraska
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Spanish-American War, 1898