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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0898.AM:  Dominick Gerald Courtenay



Papers:  ca. 1878-1910

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Lawyer

Size:  One folder



BACKGROUND NOTE



Dominick Gerald Courtenay was a prominent attorney in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Some sources show his last name as Courtney.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The manuscript portion of this collection consists of six blueprints of a home built by Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Courtenay, ca.1878, at 1811 L Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. Also included is a Courtenay family history by Irene Courtenay.



The photo component of this collection consist of 142 photographic prints and glass negatives. Most of the images document daily activities and events, as well as costume and dress of the period, ca. late 1890s-early 1900s. Images include animals in a circus; parades; views of Lincoln, Nebraska; a flood in Lincoln; and glass negatives showing funeral flowers and a casket, 1908.



INVENTORY



Architectural drawings and Courtenay family history



 



Subject headings:



Architectural design and plans

Architecture, Domestic — Nebraska — Lincoln

Courtenay, Dominick Gerald, 1853-1906

Courtenay, Irene G., 1881-1961

Courtenay family

Floods — Nebraska

Funeral rites and ceremonies

Lancaster County (Nebraska) — History

Lincoln (Nebraska) — History



 



Revised TMM        07-29-2009