Harry Thompson Dobbins, 1865-1953 [RG2939.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG2939.AM:  Harry Thompson Dobbins, 1865-1953



Scrapbooks:  ca. 1888-1961

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Journalist; newspaper editor

Size:  3 scrapbooks



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The H.T. Dobbins collection consists of three scrapbooks of clippings, photographs and memorabilia, which date from Mr. Dobbins’ early days as editor of the Capital City Courier (1886-1888) to the annual presentation of the Harry Sidney Dobbins Award (1923-1959). Family clippings form a large portion of this collection and date from 1888-1961. Other items included in the scrapbooks are H.T. Dobbins’ editorials from the Nebraska State Journal and clippings relating to Nebraska politics.



Note:  See photo component [RG2939.PH] for related images. See the NSHS Library Catalog and the Nebraska History index for published sources by/about Harry T. Dobbins.



DESCRIPTION


Box 1

Volume

    1. Clippings relating to H.T. Dobbins and Nebraska politics, ca. 1888-1947

    1. W.V. Dobbins clippings, 1912-1961

    1. Photographs and clippings, 1959 and undated



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Dobbins family

Dobbins, Harry Thompson, 1865-1953

Journalism — Nebraska

Journalists — Nebraska

Politics — Nebraska



 



L. Willmore/js   10-27-1964

Encoded TMM   03-25-2010

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