Miller & Paine [RG1630.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1630.AM:  Miller & Paine (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Advertising ephemera:  1915-1990
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Department store
Size:  1.25 cu.ft.

BACKGROUND NOTE

Founded in 1880 by J.E. Miller and Bartlett Paine, Miller & Paine department store operated in Lincoln, Nebraska for over one hundred years.  The main store operated at 13 & O Streets in downtown Lincoln with a second store opened in 1960 in the Gateway Mall.  Miller & Paine established a third store in Grand Island, Nebraska, in 1974.  In 1988 Miller & Paine sold their department stores to Dillards.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one box of ephemera relating to Miller & Paine.  Advertising ephemera includes laminated newspaper advertisements, ca. 1915-1965, and a newspaper column series relating to Nebraska history, ca. 1980.  Also included are catalogs, artwork and clippings relating to the redevelopment of downtown Lincoln.

Note:  See the photo component [RG1630.PH] for related images.  See the audio component [RG1630.AU] for various radio advertisements for Miller & Paine.  See the moving image component [RG1630.MI] for television advertisements.  See the library for various books published by Miller & Paine.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Folder

  1. Advertising ephemera (see also oversize)
  2. Newspaper clippings regarding downtown redevelopment
  3. Newspaper column series relating to Nebraska history (see oversize)

 

Subject headings:

Department stores -- Nebraska
Lincoln (Nebraska) -- Businesses
Miller & Paine (Lincoln, Nebraska)
Stores, retail -- Nebraska

 

TMM     08-29-2018

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