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RG2821.AM:  Charles E. Williams

Papers:  1892-1905

Ashland, Saunders County, Nebraska:  Teacher

Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box


Charles E. Williams graduated from Ashland High School at Ashland, Nebraska, in 1894.  He received his license to teach that same year.  Between 1894 and 1897, he taught in Ashland, Greenwood, Cheyenne County, and Tekamah, Nebraska.  He also served as the principal and superintendent at Greenwood for a time.  He was in the real estate business in Lincoln, Nebraska, for a short time in the early 1900’s.  It is unclear what became of Mr. Williams after this time.


This collection consists of one box of papers relating to the teaching career of Charles E. Williams, in Nebraska.  The materials include correspondence, certificates and contracts, school programs and ephemera, teaching resources, etc.  Items in the collection date from 1892-1905.

Note:  See the photo component [RG2821.PH] for related images.


Box 1


    1. Correspondence, 1892-1897

    1. Teaching certificates and contracts, 1894-1896, n.d.

    1. Student notebook, 1893

    1. School programs and ephemera, 1894-1898, n.d.

    1. Teacher resources, songbooks, addresses, etc., 1895-1896, including:

      “School Interests and Duties,” Robert M. King, American Book Co, 1894

      “Solutions of Miscellaneous Problems in Wentworth’s Plane Trigonometry,” Ginn and Company, 1895

      “The Children’s World,” Volume 4, No.3, June 1896

      “Selections from the Franklin Square Song Book,” Harper Bros., n.d.

      “America’s National Songs,” Current Pub. Co., 1894

      “Franklin Square Song Collection,” Harper Bros., n.d.

      “Leslie’s Crown of Song,” (specimen pages), Chicago Music Co., n.d.

      Address – McCleary on Silver and Gold, Wages and Prices

      Address – The Chicago Tribune Discussion of the Financial Issue of the Campaign of 1896, illustrated

      Address – Carlisle on the Ratio of 16 to 1

      Address – Apsley on Protection and Reciprocity

      Address – Three Evenings with Silver and Money

    1. Miscellaneous, 1905, n.d.


Subject headings:

Ashland High School (Ashland, Nebraska)

Educators — Nebraska

Teachers — Nebraska

Williams, Charles E.


DAB/HEK/sw        06-25-1966

Revised TMM      10-08-2019