October 29, 2022

Lucy V. Drexel [RG0901.AM]


RG0901.AM:  Lucy V. Drexel

Autograph album:  1880-1885
Gibbon, Buffalo County, Nebraska:  Student
Size:  One item


Born in Omaha, Nebraska Territory, in 1861, Lucy Virginia Drexel was the daughter of Frederick and Christina (Lingner) Drexel.  She grew up in Omaha and then attended the Nebraska Baptist Seminary in Gibbon, Nebraska.  She married Henry G. Harte at Omaha, Nebraska, on September 10, 1891.  After Henry Harte’s death in 1934, Lucy lived with her daughter, Ruth (Harte) Eggerss, in Van Wert, Ohio.  Lucy (Drexel) Harte died in 1946.  She and Henry are buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska.  The couple was survived by three daughters, Ruth (Harte) Eggerss, Margaret (Harte) Eldredge, and Virginia (Harte) Longwell.


This collection consists of Lucy Drexel’s autograph album, 1880-1885, while she was at Nebraska Baptist Seminary, Gibbon, Nebraska. Autographs of friends and family are included.


Autograph album, 1880-1885

Subject headings:

Autographs — Nebraska
Buffalo County (Nebraska) — History
Gibbon (Nebraska) — History
Harte, Lucy V. (Drexel), 1861-1946
Nebraska Baptist Seminary (Gibbon, Nebraska)

Revised TMM      10-03-2016; 04-02-2020


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