Nellie Wurtsmith Cole,1874-1955 [RG0775.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY COLLECTION RECORD

RG0775.AM:   Nellie Wurtsmith Cole,1874-1955

Papers:  1932-1953
Beatrice, Gage County, Neb.:
Size:  0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Nellie W. Cole, daughter of Gilbert and Fredricka Cole, was born at Riverton, Iowa, in 1874. She died in Beatrice, Nebraska, in December of 1955 and is buried in Evergreen Home Cemetery at Beatrice, Nebraska.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection contains the diaries of Nellie W. Cole, dating from 1946-1949, 1952-1953, as well as several notebooks containing household accounts and misc. ephemera. Also included are the minutes and secretary's reports, 1932-1944, of the Altar Guild of Christ Episcopal Church, Beatrice, Nebraska. Nellie W. Cole's sister, Callie B. Cole, compiled the Altar Guild data while secretary of that organization.

DESCRIPTION

Series 1 - Diaries of Nellie W. Cole

1946-1949
1952-1953

Series 2 - Altar Guild of Christ Episcopal Church

1932-1944: Minutes of meetings (2 volumes)
1939-1942: Secretary’s reports (2 volumes); Membership list

Series 3 - Miscellaneous

Household accounts and printed matter.
Obituary, Beatrice Daily Sun, December 14, 1955

 

Subject headings:

Beatrice (Neb.) -- History
Christ Episcopal Church (Beatrice, Neb.)
Cole, Callie B.
Cole, Nellie W., 1874-1955
Churches -- Nebraska

 

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