September 2015

The Unitarian Church of Lincoln

The Unitarian Church in Lincoln has a long and interesting history. The first meeting of the First Universalist Society of Lincoln was held on September 1, 1870. Charter members of the Society included W. W. Holmes, S. J. Tuttle, J. H. Parker, Mrs. Sarah Parker, Mrs. Julia Brown, Mrs. Laura B. Pound and Mrs. Mary Monell.

The Nebraska Highway Archeology Program—Rescuing Important Historical Information in the Path of Road Building Since 1959

Nebraska Archaeology Month (September) may be almost over, but archaeology knows no season! 

In the 1960s, highway archeologists worked hard to recover important information from archeological sites shortly before it is lost permanently. Today's staff has traded in the pith helmets and ‘safari shorts’ for orange hard hats and safety vests.


Midwest Archives Conference Presidents' Award

Has an individual or organization in your community done extraordinary work or given support for your archives? If so, consider nominating him or her for a Midwest Archives Conference (MAC) Presidents’ Award. The award has been established to recognize significant contributions to the archival profession by individuals, institutions, and organizations not directly involved in archival work but knowledgeable about its purpose and value. Each MAC state has a representative for the Presidents’ Award Committee.

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