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Name Lincoln (Neb.) -- Businesses

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Image of RG0797.AM - RG0797 Syford Family

RG0797.AM - RG0797 Syford Family

The Syford family collection consists of forty-seven manuscript boxes of material arranged in eight series: 1) Correspondence, 1856-1965; 2) Business and financial records, 1880-1962; 3) Diaries and journals, 1870-1963; 4) Genealogy and biography; 5) Printed matter; 6) Manuscripts; 7) Organizations; 8) Miscellany. The bulk of this material relates to the business and personal affairs of the Syford family. The business papers relate to farming and to the raising of purebred Aberdeen-Angus steers. There are farm accounts, notations of agricultural expenses, land credits, tax receipts and other associated documents. Correspondence relates to DeWitt N. and Amanda Syford and their ch

Image of RG0968.AM - RG0968 Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company (Lincoln, Neb.)

RG0968.AM - RG0968 Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company (Lincoln, Neb.)

This collection contains miscellaneous materials about the Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company of Lincoln, Nebraska. Included are a list of subscribers for first-mortgage bonds (1903); a 1911 agreement between Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company and Nebraska Telephone Company (the former was purchasing the latter); quarterly and annual reports (1931-1940 and 1964-1969); and blueprints of the Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company's Automatic Building (1927, 1929). The collection also includes a brochure regarding Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company's 50th Anniversary (1954); and a 1913 "Findings and order of the Nebraska State Railway Commission" on application no. 1637 by Lincol

Image of RG1104.AM - RG1104 Independent Lumber and Coal Company (Lincoln, Neb.)

RG1104.AM - RG1104 Independent Lumber and Coal Company (Lincoln, Neb.)

The collection consists of one volume, a business ledger of the Independent Lumber and Coal Company of Lincoln, Nebraska. The ledger records daily/weekly sales of lumber, coal, etc. at several different lumber yards they operated, including yards in Lincoln, Doniphan and Adams. The entries date from 1929-1932.

Image of RG1113.AM - RG1113 Jones, James Edwin, -1892

RG1113.AM - RG1113 Jones, James Edwin, -1892

The collection consists of a letter written by Thomas E. Lowell of Lincoln, Nebraska, to James Edwin Jones of England. The letter is dated November 21, 1886 and in it, Lowell describes the status of a packing house in Lincoln that was owned by Jones. Lowell asks to purchase the lots of the packing house from Jones. Lowell also mentions a blizzard that had occurred recently.

Image of RG1126.AM - RG1126 Kemble, Julius F., 1838-1923

RG1126.AM - RG1126 Kemble, Julius F., 1838-1923

The collection consists of a day book for the grocery store owned by Julius F. Kemble of Lincoln, Nebraska. The day book entries date from 1868-1871 and include the names of purchasers, what they bought, and how much they paid. Also included in the volume are the April 1881 grades for Edith Kemble and three home remedies for a cough mixture, "eye water," and a recipe for "horse founder."