What We Found

Nellie Vance [RG6027.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG6027.AM:  Nellie Mae (Schlee) Vance, 1879-1966 Papers:  1930s-1960sLincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.: University Extension ...

Walter C. Speece [RG6238.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG6238.AM:  Walter C. Speece, 1914-2002 Writings: York, Nebraska; Loveland, Colorado:  TeacherSize:  0.2 cu.ft.; 1 ...

Milton Rogers [RG6244.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG6244.AM:  Milton Rogers, 1822-1895 ReminiscenceOmaha, Douglas County, Neb.:  Tin smithSize:  1 item; 27 pages SCOPE ...

The Abbott Sisters: Edith and Grace

Sisters Edith and Grace Abbott made unique contributions to education and social work not only in Nebraska but on a national and international level. Edith Abbott became ...

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