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RG0840.AM:  Byrd-Yeats Family

Papers:  1920-1933

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska:

Size:  One folder


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, Nebraska)

Byrd, Beulah W., 1893-1920

Byrd, Forrest Wiatt, 1890-1978

Byrd, Mary Alice (Yeats), 1892-1983

Gregg School of Commerce (Omaha, Nebraska)

Horticulture – Nebraska

Landscaping plans

Nurseries (Horticulture) — Nebraska — Omaha

Vocational education — Nebraska — Omaha

Yeats family


Revised TMM          02-06-2016