American Antiquities Society [RG3416.AM]

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RG3416.AM:  American Antiquities Society (Omaha, Nebraska)

Publications:  1900-1901
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska:  Historical organization
Size:  1 envelope

BACKGROUND NOTE

The American Antiquities Society of Omaha, Nebraska, was active in 1900 and 1901.  No documentation such as articles of incorporation, city directory entries or newspaper articles have been found for this organization.  The Society published articles relating to the study of ancient artifacts and history of the Omaha area.  George W. Bettesworth of Omaha appears to have been an organizer of this organization.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of publications by the American Antiquities Society of Omaha, Nebraska.  The publications speculate about the origins of American culture, language and inventions. 

INVENTORY

Item

  1. The Thurston Memorial:  How the Lost Arts Were Discovered. The Restoration of the Ancient American Classical Literature, 1900, c. 1
  2. The Thurston Memorial:  How the Lost Arts Were Discovered. The Restoration of the Ancient American Classical Literature, 1900, c. 2
  3. The Thurston Memorial:  How the Lost Arts Were Discovered. The Restoration of the Ancient American Classical Literature, 1900, c. 3 (with envelope)
  4. The Ancient American Origin of the Arc-Electric Light, c. 1
  5. The Ancient American Origin of the Arc-Electric Light, c. 2
  6. The Ancient American Origin of the Arc-Electric Light, c. 3
  7. The Ancient American Origin of the Arc-Electric Light, c. 4

 

Subject headings:

American Antiquities Society (Omaha, Nebraska)
Antiquities
Bettesworth, George W., 1836-?

 

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