NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG3630.AM: Mary A. Peale Johnson, 1868-
North Platte, Lincoln County and Curtis, Franklin County, Neb.: Genealogist
Size: 0.2 cu.ft.
Mary A. Peale Johnson was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1868, then lived her first 18 years in North Platte. Following her marriage to Arthur Mason Johnson, the couple made their home in Curtis, Franklin County, Nebraska. She was the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Wilson Peale, colonial painter.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection relates to the early history of North Platte, Nebraska, and is arranged in three Series: 1) Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.; 2) Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s; and 3) Miscellaneous. One manuscript describes the presentation of a peace pipe by Sitting Bull to Franklin Peale.
Series 1 – Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.
“Early Days of North Platte,” by Franklin Peale, 1909
“A.M. Johnson–Pioneer Banker,” by Hayden Kershner, undated
“Presentation of a Peace Pipe–1882,” by Robert A. Peale, undated
Series 2 – Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s
Scrapbook fragments [5 pages] (see OB121)
V01 – Scrapbook
Series 3 – Miscellaneous
- Program, 1928 Aeronautical Exposition, Los Angeles, California
Johnson, Arthur Mason, 1864-
Johnson, Mary A. Peale, 1868-
Lincoln County (Neb.) — History
North Platte (Neb.) — History
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890
Encoded TMM 05-12-2010