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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4386.AM:  Metropolitan Hotel (Lincoln, Neb.)



Records:  1879-1880

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:   Hotel

Size:  1 volume



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Metropolitan Hotel, situated at the northwest corner of 10th and O Streets, underwent frequent changes of management. The Lincoln City Directory for 1879-1880 lists the proprietors as Messrs. Taylor and Caldwell. The directory for 1880-1881 gives A. Tuxbury as the proprietor, and entries in the book indicate that he probably was the manager at the time covered in this ledger, which contains entries dated June of 1879 through June of 1880.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one volume, a ledger, showing the financial records of the Metropolitan Hotel dating from 1879-1880. These records relate mainly to expenditures for supplies, but also show some personal accounts of guests at the Hotel.



DESCRIPTION



Volume




  1. Ledger, 1879-1880



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Hotels, taverns, etc. — Nebraska

Lincoln (Neb.) — Businesses

Lancaster County (Neb.) — Businesses

Metropolitan Hotel (Lincoln, Neb.)



 



Revised 10-16-2007   TMM