HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1186.AM: Walter Leonard Locke, 1875-1957
Papers: 1942-1943, 1951-1957
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska: Newspaper editor
Size: One folder
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
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.
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