Fifty Year Club of Burd’s School District 38 [RG4083.AM]


RG4083.AM:  Fifty Year Club of Burd’s School District 38 (Lancaster County, Nebraska)

Records:  1946-1968

Lancaster County, Nebraska

Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box & oversize


The Fifty Year Club of Burd’s School District 38, Lancaster County, Nebraska, was established to “perpetuate the memory of this country school and its teachers and to maintain its traditions.”  According to the club’s rules and regulations, an annual reunion was held at Burd’s Schoolhouse on the first Sunday in October.  Membership in the club consisted of, “All those who attended this school fifty years or more ago and have paid the previous years’ dues, a new class to be added each year.  Honorary members include teachers who taught in District 38 fifty years or more ago, the present teacher, the present Board of Directors of District 38 and the County Superintendent.


The collection consists of one box and one oversize folder of materials relating to the Fifty Year Club of Burd’s School District 38, Lancaster County, Nebraska.  The materials date from 1946 to 1968 and include rules and regulations of the club, rosters, biographical information on members, information regarding annual reunions, correspondence, clippings and miscellaneous other items.

Note:  Two photo albums containing images of reunions and former students are now part of the photo component [RG4083.PH].


Box 1


    1. Rules and regulations, rosters and biographical information

    1. Annual reunions, 1946-1957

    1. Annual reunions, 1958-1968

    1. Correspondence, 1962-1967

    1. Clippings, memorial programs, etc. (see also oversize)

    1. Miscellaneous


Subject headings:

Clubs — Nebraska — Lancaster County

Fifty Year Club of Burd’s School District 38 (Lancaster County, Nebraska)

Lancaster County (Nebraska) — Societies and clubs


TMM     06-21-2018

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