Approximately 240 photographs; Samuel Roy McKelvie was a writer, lawyer, rancher, and governor of Nebraska. His wife, Martha Groves McKelvie, was a writer and Hollywood movie columnist. This collection relates to their writing, ranching, and political life.
This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1913-ca.1950; mostly 1920s. Included are an album of photographs and clippings related to President Calvin Coolidge's visit with Samuel McKelvie and their fishing trip to South Dakota; an album related to ground-breaking ceremonies for the Nebraska State Capitol, and an album of famous Americans assembled by Martha Groves McKelvie. Among the photographs are images related to