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Name Gehrke, Edward Arthur, 1880-1939
Born 08/24/1880
Birthplace Seward County, Nebraska
Father Gehrke, Edward C.
Mother Gehrke, Ottilia E. (Duehning)
Spouse Gehrke, Margaret May (Patton), 1883-1978
Deceased 1939

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Image of RG0849.AM - RG0849 Gehrke, Edward and Margaret

RG0849.AM - RG0849 Gehrke, Edward and Margaret

The manuscript portion of this collection consists mostly of the writings of Margaret May Patton Gehrke. It is arranged in six series: 1) Travel journal entries, 1909-1953; 2) Poetry; 3) Prose; 4) Quotation journals; 5) Correspondence, 1964-1965; and 6) Miscellany. The travel journal entries of Series One comprise the bulk of the collection. They were handwritten by Margaret and describe trips around the United States and Canada. The journals are complemented by 15 albums of photographs taken by Edward, which came to the Nebraska State Historical Society as part of the same donation. The photographs correspond in large part to the journal entries. Neither format should be viewed without th