George Dodd Carrington, 1879-1969 [RG1008.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1008.AM: George Dodd Carrington, 1879-1969

Auburn, Nemaha County, Neb.: Superintendent of Schools
Scrapbook: 1916-1968
Size: 1 volume

BACKGROUND NOTE

George Dodd Carrington, Jr., son of George Dodd and Mary Minerva (Hendershot) Carrington, was born at Brownville, Nebraska, April 5, 1879. From 1904-1909 he served as the County Superintendent of Schools in Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska. According to his World War I draft registration, he served as the Over Seas Secretary for the YMCA in New York City. After World War I Carrington ran a Navy Exchange ship’s store at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois for twenty-five years. He died in Illinois in November of 1969.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of one item, a scrapbook compiled by George Carrington. The scrapbook is composed almost entirely of letters received from various individuals. Also included are a few newspaper clippings, photographs and other ephemera. The materials date from 1916-1968. A name index to the scrapbook was provided by Carrington.  Note: Page 29-30 had been removed and was re-inserted between pages 108-109.

DESCRIPTION

Scrapbook

Index to Letters (page number)

Angle, Paul - Chicago Historical Society (79, 87)
Barr, Clinton - of Hastings, Dean of Men-Milwaukee Normal School (92)
Brooke, Edward - Senator, Massachusetts (108)
Brooks, Phillip C. - Director, Harry S. Truman Library (20)
Brownell, Herbert, Jr. - U.S. Attorney General (22)
Brownell, Herbert - professor, Peru State Normal School (24, 25)
Carson, Rachel - scientist, author of Silent Spring (62)
Chase, Stuart - writer (23)
Clark, Ramsey - U.S. Attorney General (89)
Colliers Magazine (75)
Combo, Chiri - high school senior (58)
Comport, Joleen - poem, “Lovely Little Girl Friend” (66)
Cousins, Margaret - writer (with photo) (49, 85)
Cronkite, Walter - CBS broadcaster (65)
Danker, Dr. Donald F. - historian, Nebraska State Historical Society (87)
Davidson, Carter - commentator (38)
Dawson, Jack - post master, Trenton, N.J. (90-91)
Debs, Eugene - (also Theodore D.) - controversial Socialist in prison (27)
Dedmon, Emmett - editor, scholar, Chicago Sun Times (born in Auburn, Neb.) (93)
Dirksen, Everett - senator, Illinois (83)
Douglas, Paul - senator, Illinois (18, 19, 82)
Douglas, William O. - judge, Supreme Court (67)
Drummond, Roscoe - columnist (60)
Eduardo, Frank - news commentator, TV (16)
Fells, Mary - single tax (16)
Ferber, Edna - novelist (55)
Fontaine, Frank - actor, singer, humorist (photo) (63)
Friendly, F.W. - CBS (41)
Fulbright, J.W. - senator, Arkansas (16, 66)
Gallery, D.V. - admiral, U.S. Navy (15)
Garbo, Greta - actress (98)
Goldberg, Arthur - ambassador, United Nations (77)
Graffis, Herb - columnist, writer, Chicago Sun Times (21, 44, 45, 51)
Grazeadei, J.H. - Commander, Supply Corps, U.S. Navy (photo) (88, 94, 95)
Grubert, Carl - cartoonist (The Berrys) (29)
Harriman, Averell - ambassador, ex-Governor of New York (80)
Harris, Fred R. - senator, Washington (109)
Hepburn, Katharine - actress (98, 99)
Hoff, P.J. - weatherman, CBS-TV (with cartoon) (64)
Holly, William H. - judge (8)
Hoover, Herbert - President of the United States (9)
Johnson, F.E. - mayor, Brownville, Neb. (proc. on Gen. Grant’s funeral) (back cover)
Kefauver, Estes - senator, Tennessee (34, 43)
Kelsey, Frances O. - doctor, HEW Drugs (52)
Kennedy, Edward - senator, Massachusetts (103)
Kerr, Clark - president, University of California (84)
Kiechel, Doane - judge, Lincoln, Nebraska (107)
Kim, Ungyong - Korean genius (96, 97)
Landers, Ann - columnist, Chicago Sun Times (36)
Life Magazine (12)
Lippmann, Walter - columnist, writer (40)
Lovering, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (53, 56, 57)
McCabe, Joseph - historian, writer, lecturer (26)
McInnes, Helen (101)
McNamara, Robert S. - Secretary of Defense (105, 106)
McPhearson, General (6)
Malik, Charles - ambassador, Lebanon (10)
Marshall, G.C. - general, U.S. Army (Marshall Plan) (7)
Mauldin, Bill - cartoonist (76)
Mears, Library of Congress (55-57)
Minow, Newton - Secretary of Commerce (46)
Morse, Wayne - senator, Oregon (17)
Murrow, Edward R. - reporter, TV commentator (13)
Pandit, Mme. Vijaya L. - India, former United Nations President (11)
Pearson, Drew - columnist (48, 50, 61)
Peterson, Val - ex-Governor, Nebraska (59)
Reedy, William Marion - St. Louis Mirror (3, 32, 33)
Reuther, Walter - labor leader (73)
Reynolds, Frank - reporter (30)
Roosevelt, Eleanor - Former First Lady (28)
Sandburg, Carl - poet (47)
Scofield, Lillian - librarian, Auburn (29)
Sevareid, Eric - writer, CBS-TV broadcaster, historian (37, 43, 73, 78)
Sinclair, Upton - novelist (2)
Smith, Howard - TV commentator (39)
Smith, Lois - artist (photo) (104)
Stalin, Svetlana - daughter of Joseph Stalin (photo) (100)
Stevenson, Adlai - Governor, Illinois, U.N. Ambassador (14, 42)
Stienberg, William - Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (110)
Strickler, Kenneth - commander, U.S. Navy (68)
Tarbell, Ida - novelist, Lincoln biographer (31)
Thomas, Norman - Socialist leader, presidential candidate (photo) (69-71)
Tracy, Spencer - actor (99)
Traubel, Horace - poet, literary executor of Walt Whitman (1, 5)
Welty, Paul - Political science professor, Northern Illinois Univ. (102)
Weston, Mrs. J.W. - Lincoln’s flower girl, nomination convention (16)
Williams, Mona (Mrs. Meade) - writer (86)

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