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Name Nebraska -- History

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Image of RG0762.AM - RG0762 Turner, Martha Margaret, 1868-1946

RG0762.AM - RG0762 Turner, Martha Margaret, 1868-1946

This collection relates to the professional interests and personal life of Martha Turner. The collection is arranged as follows: Subgroup 1: Professional Papers Series 1: Pioneer Essay Contest, 1933-1934 Series 2: Nebraska Research, c.1904-c.1942 Series 3: Nebraska History, Specific Localities, 1929-1945 Series 4: General History Research, 1919-1937 Series 5: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1898-1945 Subgroup 2: Personal Papers Series 1: Financial Records, 1914-1946 Series 2: Land Owned & Real Estate Records, 1913-1946 Series 3: Personal Items, 1876-1956 The Professional Papers of Subgroup 1 form the bulk of the collection. Included are materials such as Nebraska school ch

Image of RG0778.AM - RG0778 Diary (unidentified), 1865

RG0778.AM - RG0778 Diary (unidentified), 1865

This diary entitled, "Diary of Our March From the Time We Left Washington, D.C." dates from 1865. The author, an unidentified soldier, left Washington, D.C. with his regiment on June 14, 1865 and traveled by railroad through Petersburg, Virginia and Cincinnati, Ohio to St. Louis, Missouri. From there, he proceeded up the Missouri River to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He then marched from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Kearny, Nebraska, arriving there on August 16th. After a week at Fort Kearny, the troops scouted near Cottonwood Springs and Plum Creek, Nebraska. The diary's author notes stops made during the trip from Washington, D.C. to Fort Kearny. On the march from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Kearny a

Image of RG0799.AM - RG0799 Zajicek, Leonard Joe, 1927-1998

RG0799.AM - RG0799 Zajicek, Leonard Joe, 1927-1998

The manuscript portion of the collection contains papers relating to Leonard "Len" Zajicek's career as a writer at WOW-TV & Radio in Omaha, Nebraska. The collection includes scripts, editorials and research materials for several projects, especially "Nebraska: A Century of Progress," "Nebraska Vacationland," and "The Happy Years."

Image of RG1052.AM - RG1052 Watkins, Albert, 1848-1923

RG1052.AM - RG1052 Watkins, Albert, 1848-1923

This collection consists of three boxes of material arranged in four series: (1) General Correspondence, 1888-1943; (2) Manuscripts; (3) Printed Matter, and (4) Legal Documents. Most of the correspondence in this collection relates to the business management and publication of the Morton-Watkins Illustrated History of Nebraska. The second series contains manuscript material and speeches relating mainly to the history of Nebraska, settlement of Nebraska Territory, Indian problems, politics and prohibition. Some of the articles also deal with the Civil War, the Negro Question, and World War I. Although the origin of many manuscripts is unclear, most appear to be written by Albert Watkins.

Image of RG1059.AM - RG1059 Wentz, Elizabeth (Lemen), 1869-1956

RG1059.AM - RG1059 Wentz, Elizabeth (Lemen), 1869-1956

This collection consists of one box of manuscript material relating to educator, Elizabeth L. Wentz. Arrangement is in seven series within two subgroups. Subgroup 1, Nebraska Congress of Parents and Teachers, includes three series: (1) Reports, 1923-1926; (2) State Day Files, 1930s; and (3) Miscellany, 1920s-1930s. Subgroup 2, National Congress of Parents and Teachers consists of four series: (1) Minutes, 1924-1926; (2) Reports and plans of work, 1925-1927; (3) Resolutions, 1925; and (4) Printed Matter, 1920s. The bulk of this collection consists of material pertaining to professional activities of Elizabeth L. Wentz during her tenure as first president of the Nebraska Congress of Parents