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Esther Lightner Matson and Frank A. Matson autograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16486
Content Description This collection contains two similarly designed autograph albums belonging to Esther Lightner Matson and her husband Frank A. Matson. The albums contain inscriptions to Esther Lightner Matson from fellow students and teachers at the Santee Normal School and to Frank A. Matson from the Genoa Indian School, both Native American Residential schools in Nebraska and taught by Quakers in the 1880’s. The albums look like typical nineteenth century autograph albums except for the page(s) that are...
Dates: 1880 - 1899

Mrs. G. J. Walker collection

 File — Box: BW 38-115
Identifier: MSS 38-115
Scope and Content An autograph album of a Miss Glasgow, of Virginia, contains autographs, 1842-1847, of American statesmen including John Quincy Adams, Millard Fillmore, Alexander H.H. Stuart, and Henry A. Wise. The collection also includes a note from Henry Clay, 1847 July 30, responding to a request for an autograph; "In memoriam," a poem "written for Harrie [?] W. Kuhl after his death by Davis"; a letter from George [McCorkle], Newport News, Va., 1901 Dec. 26, to his sister Juliette McCorkle,...
Dates: 1842-1901

Mary Webster album

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16723

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Indians of North America Education 1
Lexington (Va.) 1
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Genoa Indian Industrial School (Genoa, Neb.) 1
Matson, Esther Lightner, 1869-1936 1
Matson, Frank A., 1866–1927 1
Santee Normal Training School (Santee, Neb.) 1