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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0866.AM:  Leonard Wright Colby, 1846-1924



Papers:  1861-1941

Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska:  State senator

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection contains correspondence, 1889-1941, primarily to Leonard Colby. Letters seek favors, employment, and letters of reference. There is also material on Colby’s life, particularly his years in the military and as a Nebraska State Senator. A story about Colby purchasing a horse from U.S. Grant is included.



For biographical information about Leonard Wright Colby, see this Wikipedia article.



 



Subject headings:



Beatrice (Nebraska)

Bratt, John Peter

Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924

Furnas, Robert Wilkinson, 1824-1905

Government officials — Nebraska

Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885

McReynolds, Robert M.

Military biography

Military life

Military service

Nebraska — Officials and employees

Nebraska National Guard

Nelson, William A.

Politicians — Nebraska

Soldiers

Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943

United States — History — Civil War, 1861-1865

United States — History — Spanish-American War, 1898

Voorhees, Luke

Williams, Thomas H.



 



Revised TMM         03-16-2016