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RG0918.AM:  John Jackson Cozad, 1830-1906



Scrapbook:  1866-1956

Cozad, Dawson County, Nebraska and Atlantic City, New Jersey

Size:  One volume



BACKGROUND NOTE



John Jackson Cozad’s sons were John A., later known as Frank Sothern, and Robert Henry Cozad, later known as the artist Robert Henri. John Jackson Cozad became known as Robert Henry Lee when he lived in New Jersey.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of a scrapbook containing photos and clippings about John Jackson Cozad and the Cozad family. Their life in Cozad, Nebraska, and Atlantic City, New Jersey, is the primary focus. Items in the scrapbook date between 1866 and 1956. Many of the clippings were written by Robert H. Gatewood, a relative of the Cozads. There are several items concerning Robert Henri, including clippings reprinting diary entries of his from May to November of 1880 while he was living in Cozad, Nebraska. His diary entries cover all subjects concerning Cozad and the people who lived there, his family and himself.



Note:  The Library contains various books about the history of Cozad, Robert Henri and the Cozad family.



INVENTORY



Scrapbook, 1866-1956



 



Subject headings:



Allen, Harry B.

Artists — United States

Atlantic City (New Jersey) — History

Butler, Frank

Cozad (Nebraska) — History

Cozad family

Cozad, John Jackson, 1830-1906

Cozad, Theresa (Gatewood), 1837-1923

Dawson County (Nebraska) — History

Gamblers — United States

Gatewood family

Gatewood, Robert H. 1885-1966

Henri, Robert, 1865-1929



 



Revised TMM      10-05-2016