Nebraska Geological Society [RG3999.AM]


RG3999.AM:   Nebraska Geological Society

Records:  ca. 1960-2017

Nebraska: Professional association for geologists

Size:  1.25 cu.ft.; 2 boxes


The Nebraska Geological Society was organized in the spring of 1968 through the efforts of Robert Gaines, Regional Geologist with the Northern Natural Gas Company, and L.B. “Spike” Underwood, Division Geologist with the Army Corps of Engineers.  The first organizational meeting was held at the Fireside Restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska.  Mr. Warren Beebe, past president of the American Geological Institute, was the guest speaker.  The first officers of the Society included:

President, Robert Gaines, Northern Natural Gas Company

Vice President, Vincent Dreeszen, Nebraska Geological Survey

Secretary, Duane Eversoll, Nebraska Highway Department

Treasurer, Al Burling, Army Corps of Engineers

Executive Committee Chair, Dr. Sam Treves, University of Nebraska


This collection consists of the records of the Nebraska Geological Society.  The collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, treasurer’s reports, membership lists, etc.  The materials in the collection date from ca. 1960-2017.


Box 1


    1. Constitution and bylaws

    1. Correspondence, general, 1968-1980

    1. Correspondence, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1968-1979

    1. Meeting notices, 1968-1979

    1. Minutes of meetings, 1973-1978

    1. Treasurer’s reports, 1969, 1973-1979

    1. Membership mailing lists, 1968-1979

    1. Membership questionnaires, 1970

    1. Membership forms, 1972-1973, 1973-1974

    1. Membership forms, 1975-1976, 1976-1977

    1. Ballots and questionnaires, 1975-1976

    1. Historical notes, 1968-1969 (photos have been transferred to the photo collection)

    1. Ash Hollow Historical Marker

Box 2 (2017.0146) – Unprocessed

Constitution and bylaws, minutes of meetings, correspondence, subject files, etc., ca. 1960-2017


Subject headings:

Geologists — Nebraska

Nebraska Geological Society


TMM                     02-05-2014

Revised TMM        04-09-2018

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