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RG2028.AM:  Marguerite Nesbit, 1891-?



Paper: 1930

Tekamah, Burt County, and Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Librarian

Size:  One item



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in May of 1891, Marguerite Nesbit was the daughter of Dr. Andrew and Marietta Nesbit.  Marguerite grew up in Tekamah, Nebraska, and by 1920 she was working as a librarian in Arizona, Burt County, Nebraska.  The 1930 census shows Marguerite working in a library in Lincoln, Nebraska.  It is unknown what happened to Nesbit after 1930.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one item, a typescript copy of a paper entitled, “Nebraska and Carnegie Libraries,” by Marguerite Nesbit, 1930.  The paper includes historical information about Nebraska, Andrew Carnegie, and the founding of various public libraries across Nebraska.



INVENTORY



“Nebraska and Carnegie Libraries,” by Marguerite Nesbit, 1930



 



Subject headings:



Carnegie libraries — Nebraska — History

Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

Lincoln (Neb.) — History

Nebraska — History

Omaha (Neb.) — History

Public libraries — Nebraska — History



 



TMM     09-29-2020