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Name Legislation -- Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of RG0886.AM - RG0886 Cheever, John H., ca. 1822-?

RG0886.AM - RG0886 Cheever, John H., ca. 1822-?

The collection consists mostly of business and political correspondence, 1859-1860, primarily relating to John Cheever. Cheever was a member of the Council of the Territory of Nebraska for the counties of Otoe, Cass, Dodge, Platte and Monroe, and a partner with James Sweet in Cheever, Sweet and Company. The collection includes copies of legislation and other governmental papers from the period as well as general business correspondence relating to Cheever, Sweet and Company. Also included are materials relating to the incorporation of the Nebraska City & Denver Express Company (Nebraska City), and the State Bank of Nebraska (Omaha).

Image of RG0894.AM - RG0894 Comstock, John Hay, 1904-1993

RG0894.AM - RG0894 Comstock, John Hay, 1904-1993

The collection consists primarily of photocopies of a scrapbook relating to the legislative career of John Hay Comstock. Comstock served as a Nebraska State Legislator (1931-1939), an assistant Attorney General, and ran for City Council in Lincoln. Included are photocopies of newspaper clippings from Lincoln and Omaha papers highlighting state legislative business; copies of roll calls; letterhead and envelopes; election/campaign literature, including literature for Donald E. Renner. There is substantial material on a 1937 bill concerning euthanasia, including clippings and letters both from Nebraska and other states in reaction to it, and a bill concerning the illumination of the State Ca

Image of RG1073.AM - RG1073 Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association

RG1073.AM - RG1073 Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association

This collection, records of the Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association, is arranged as follows: Series 1 - Correspondence, 1910-1920, n.d. Series 2 - Minutes, 1910-1920, n.d. Series 3 - Miscellaneous business records, 1913-1920, n.d. Series 4 - Printed matter, 1888-1920, n.d. Series 5 - Court case materials, c. 1918 Series 6 - Miscellany The materials in this collection relate to the operation of the Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association, particularly in the years 1910 to 1920, chronicling its efforts to secure the vote for women in the state of Nebraska. The records concentrate on official business, media coverage, relationship to the national organization, and details of the 1917-1919 c

Image of RG1077.AM - RG1077 Bowen, Kenneth L., 1912-1981

RG1077.AM - RG1077 Bowen, Kenneth L., 1912-1981

This collection consists of 25 manuscript boxes of material arranged topically in five series: (1) Legislative files, 1959-1965; (2) Correspondence, 1963-1966; (3) Legislative bills and journals, 1961-1963; (4) Committee reports and minutes, 1961-1963; and (5) Printed Matter. The bulk of the papers are legislative files, 1959-1966, relating to Senator Bowen's service in the Nebraska Legislature, 1959-1967. These files include correspondence from constituents, materials relating to specific bills, reports and studies, speeches and newsletters, and miscellaneous publications. Senator Bowen's filing arrangement was retained in the processing of this collection.

Image of RG2642.AM - RG2642 Abbott, Luther Jewett, 1831-1900

RG2642.AM - RG2642 Abbott, Luther Jewett, 1831-1900

This collection of the papers of Dr. Luther Jewett Abbott, contained in one box, is arranged in five series: 1) Correspondence, 1861-1895; 2) Legislative Papers, 1867; 3) Clippings, 1867-1896; 4) Miscellany, 1850-1889; and 5) Abbott Family Material, 1890-1940. The collection includes a file of correspondence containing letters from Dr. Abbott's parents as well as one letter from Robert W. Furnas, October 23, 1870. In Series 2 are petitions sent by citizens of Washington County, Nebraska, to the Territorial Legislature in 1867 regarding a proposal by Dodge County to annex the western portion of Washington County. There are also sets of speeches made by Abbott as a State Legislator in 1867.