Byrd-Yeats Family [RG0840.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0840.AM:  Byrd-Yeats Family

Papers:  1920-1933
Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.:
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection has miscellaneous papers relating to the Byrd and the Yeats families from Omaha, Nebraska, primarily concerning the Byrd Nurseries and the Gregg School of Commerce. Specific items include a booklet titled "Landscape Gardening: A book which points the way to more attractive home surroundings," which was put out by the nursery; a brochure from the Gregg School of Commerce, where Beulah Byrd was the principal; a program for the Omaha College Club; and a letter of sympathy to Forrest and Mary Yeats on the death of Beulah in 1920.

See the photo component [RG0840.PH] for related images.

See the Byrd Family photo collection [RG3274.PH] for additional images.

The Nebraska History Museum holds the wedding gown worn by Mary Rich (Yeats) Byrd.  Not all items are on display.  Interested researchers must contact the Museum Collections department to set up an appointment.

 

Subject headings:

Business education -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Businesses -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Byrd family
Byrd Nurseries (Omaha, Neb.)
Byrd, Beulah W. 1893-1920
Byrd, Forrest Wiatt, 1890-1978
Byrd, Mary Alice (Yeats), 1892-1983
Gregg School of Commerce (Omaha, Neb.)
Horticulture – Nebraska
Landscaping plans
Nurseries (Horticulture) -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Vocational education -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Yeats family

 

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