October 29, 2022

Walter Leonard Locke, 1875-1957 [RG1186.AM]


RG1186.AM:  Walter Leonard Locke, 1875-1957

Papers:  1942-1943, 1951-1957

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Newspaper editor

Size:  One folder


This collection contains primarily newspaper clippings (1951-1956) of an editorial column entitled, “Trends of the Times,” by Walter Leonard Locke, taken from the Atlantic Journal. Locke was a former Nebraska State Journal associate editor who moved to the Dayton Daily News. He covered many different topics in the columns. Also included in the collection are correspondence between Locke and Henry M. Cox (Lincoln, Nebraska), and a couple of manuscripts. One manuscript discusses the political career of William Jennings Bryan, and the other manuscript concerns the search for wisdom. The second manuscript was given as a speech at the Unitarian Church (Lincoln, Nebraska) on May 26, 1957. The collection also includes several obituaries for Walter Leonard Locke.

Note:  The Library contains several publications by Walter Locke as well as copies of the Nebraska State Journal on microfilm. The Nebraska History index also contains several references to Walter Locke.


Subject headings:

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Cox, Henry Miot


Locke, Walter Leonard, 1875-1957

Nebraska State Journal (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Newspapers — Nebraska



Revised TMM         04-10-2009

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