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RG1143.AM:  Emil Kopac

Papers:  1917-1969; mostly 1925-1928 and 1949-1955

Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska

Size:  One folder


The collection contains miscellaneous papers of Emil Kopac of Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Included are items concerning fundraising efforts fo the West Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Scottsbluff in 1925; book lists and subscription forms for the anti-papal publisher “The Rail-Splitter,” of Milan, Illinois; Kopac’s real estate tax statements (ca. 1950s) for Garden County, Nebraska property; envelopes and telegrams relating to the Kopac Brothers business in Omaha, Nebraska; a program for the 1969 rodeo held in Hardin, Montana; misc. items relating to the Oregon Trail including hand-drawn maps showing portions of the Trail near Julesburg, Colorado and Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, and a notebook containing Oregon Trail mileage. Also included in the collection is a letter dated November 2, 1917 from H.B. Chronister at Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico, to Kopac in which he tells of camp life and the health conditions of the soldiers serving along the Mexico border.

Note:  See also the photo component [RG1143.PH]. The Nebraska History Index and the Newspaper Index card catalog contain references to Emil Kopac.


Subject headings:

Anti-Catholicism — United States

Camp Cody (New Mexico)

Chronister, H.B.

Fundraising — Nebraska — Scottsbluff

Kopac Brothers (Omaha, Nebraska)

Kopac, Emil

Oregon Trail

Scottsbluff (Nebraska) — History

West Nebraska Methodist Hospital (Scottsbluff, Nebraska)

Wingett, J.M.


Revised TMM         04-20-2009