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What We Found

John Mellen Thurston, 1847-1916 [RG3517.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG3517.AM:  John Mellen Thurston, 1847-1916 Papers:  1885-1916 Omaha, Neb.; Washington D.C.:  Lawyer; U.S. ...

Charles Henry Van Wyck, 1824-1895 [RG0844.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG0844.AM:  Charles Henry Van Wyck, 1824-1895 Papers:  1860-1929 Wyoming, Otoe County, Nebraska:  U.S. Senator Size:  One ...

Frank Welch, 1835-1878 [RG4457.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG4457.AM:  Frank Welch, 1835-1878 Papers:  1858-1898 Norfolk, Madison County, Neb.:  U.S. Senator Size:  1.0 ...

Kenneth S. Wherry, 1892-1951 [RG3559.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG3559.AM:  Kenneth S. Wherry, 1892-1951 Papers:  1938-1952 Pawnee City, Neb.:  Lawyer, U.S. Senator Size:  35.0 ...

William Robert (Bob) Wickersham [RG5370.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG5370.AM:  William Robert (Bob) Wickersham Papers:  1991-2002 Harrison, Neb.:  State senator (District ...

John H. Abbot, 1856?- [RG5403.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG5403.AM:  John H. Abbot, 1856?- Correspondence:  1887-1898 Big Springs, Deuell County, Neb.:  Merchant, farmer Size:  0.5 ...

Abbott Family [RG2916.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG2916.AM:  Abbott Family Papers:  1848-1978 Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska:  Pioneer Family Size:  1.0 cu.ft.; 2 ...

Charles N. Abbott, c. 1847- [RG3501.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG3501.AM:  Charles N. Abbott, c. 1847- Letter:  1885 Nebraska:  Railroad worker Size:  1 item SCOPE AND ...

Christopher Joseph Abbott, 1889-1954 [RG3915.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG3915.AM:  Christopher Joseph Abbott, 1889-1954 Hyannis, Grant County, Neb.:  Rancher, banker Size:  1 ...

Donald Hickson Abbott, 1912-1936 [RG5747.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG5747.AM:  Donald Hickson Abbott, 1912-1936 Scrapbook, etc.:  ca. 1924-1931 Beatrice, Gage County and Lincoln, Lancaster ...

Harry Collins Abernethy, 1874-1934 [RG5342.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG5342.AM:  Harry Collins Abernethy, 1874-1934 Papers:  1881-c.1934 Johnson County, Neb.; Ord, Valley County, ...

Adams-Douglass-Vanderzee-McWilliams Families [RG5440.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RG5440.AM:  Adams-Douglass-Vanderzee-McWilliams Families Papers:  1846-2003 Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.; ...

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