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Catalog Number RG2229.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG2229 McKelvie, Samuel Roy and Martha Groves
Title Samuel Roy McKelvie and Martha Groves
Description 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 Samuel McKelvie's political career and ranch.
Date 1913-1950 circa
Place USA: Nebraska (Cherry)
People Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933
Hart, William S., -1946
Pershing, John J. "Black Jack," 1860-1948
Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930
Dewey, Thomas Edward, 1902-1971
Hoover, Herbert Clark, 1874-1964
Subjects By the Way Ranch
Nebraska Farmer
Capitols--Nebraska
Governors--Nebraska
Public speaking
Politicians
Ranch life--Nebraska--Cherry County
Motion picture actors and actresses
Motion picture industry
Search Terms Cherry County (Neb.)