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Object ID RG0866.AM
Collection RG0866 Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title Leonard Wright Colby papers
Dates of Creation 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
Soldiers
Politicians
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 Soldiers
Military biography
Military life
Government officials -- Nebraska
Politicians -- Nebraska
Military service
Beatrice (Neb.)
Nebraska -- Officials and employees
United States -- History -- Spanish-American War, 1898
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Nebraska National Guard