Nebraska State Capitol [RG1234.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1234.AM:  Nebraska State Capitol

Programs, drawings, etc.:  ca. 1910s-2012
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska
Size:  2 folders

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of two folders of material relating to the current and former Nebraska State Capitol buildings.  The first folder contains miscellaneous items relating to the current (3rd) Nebraska State Capitol building, including two letters written by Thomas R. Kimball in 1923; a typescript article by Jack Cejnar entitled, “Glimpses of Nebraska’s New Capitol” (no date); a clipping entitled, “A Professional View of the Goodhue Plan for the Capitol” (no date); a pamphlet on Symbolism of the Sculpture, Painting and Mosaics of the Nebraska State Capitol; a program for the Nebraska State Christmas Tree Lighting and Carol Sing, December 11, 2011; and a program for the Lincoln Monument 100th Anniversary Celebration & Rededication, September 2, 2012.

The second folder (oversized) contains various drawings and blueprints relating to the old (2nd) Nebraska State Capitol building.

Note:  See the photo component (RG1234.PH) for various images of the Nebraska State Capitol building.  See the moving image component (RG1234.MI) for amateur footage of the raising of The Sower and a short film “Our State Capitol” showing work on the completion of the Nebraska State Capitol dome, as well as the bas-relief sculpture decorating the exterior.

INVENTORY

Folder 1 - Misc. items relating to the current Capitol building (1923-present)
Folder 2 (Oversize) - Drawings and blueprints relating to the old (2nd) Capitol building

 

Subject headings:

Cejnar, Jack
Kimball, Thomas Rogers, 1862-1934
Lincoln (Nebraska) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Nebraska State Capitol (Lincoln, Nebraska)

 

Revised TMM        04-05-2017

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