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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3630.AM:  Mary A. Peale Johnson, 1868-



Papers:  1880s-1940s

North Platte, Lincoln County and Curtis, Franklin County, Neb.:  Genealogist

Size:  0.2 cu.ft.



BACKGROUND NOTE



Mary A. Peale Johnson was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1868, then lived her first 18 years in North Platte. Following her marriage to Arthur Mason Johnson, the couple made their home in Curtis, Franklin County, Nebraska. She was the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Wilson Peale, colonial painter.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection relates to the early history of North Platte, Nebraska, and is arranged in three Series: 1) Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.; 2) Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s; and 3) Miscellaneous. One manuscript describes the presentation of a peace pipe by Sitting Bull to Franklin Peale.



DESCRIPTION



Series 1 – Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.




  1. Manuscripts:

    “Early Days of North Platte,” by Franklin Peale, 1909

    “A.M. Johnson–Pioneer Banker,” by Hayden Kershner, undated

    “Presentation of a Peace Pipe–1882,” by Robert A. Peale, undated



Series 2 – Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s



Scrapbook fragments [5 pages] (see OB121)



V01 – Scrapbook



Series 3 – Miscellaneous




  1. Program, 1928 Aeronautical Exposition, Los Angeles, California



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Johnson, Arthur Mason, 1864-

Johnson, Mary A. Peale, 1868-

Lincoln County (Neb.) — History

North Platte (Neb.) — History

Sitting Bull, 1831-1890



 



KFK   03-18-1999

Encoded TMM   05-12-2010