The collection consists of a scrapbook containing photos and clippings about John Jackson Cozad and the Cozad family. Their life in Cozad, Nebraska, and Atlantic City, New Jersey, is the primary focus. Items in the scrapbook date between 1866 and 1956. Many of the clippings were written by Robert H. Gatewood, a relative of the Cozads. There are several items concerning Robert Henri, including clippings reprinting diary entries of his from May to November of 1880 while he was living in Cozad, Nebraska. His diary entries cover all subjects concerning Cozad and the people who lived there, his family and himself.