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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY COLLECTION RECORD



RG3999.AM:   Nebraska Geological Society



Records:  ca. 1960-2017

Nebraska: Professional association for geologists

Size:  1.25 cu.ft.; 2 boxes



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Nebraska Geological Society was organized in the spring of 1968 through the efforts of Robert Gaines, Regional Geologist with the Northern Natural Gas Company, and L.B. “Spike” Underwood, Division Geologist with the Army Corps of Engineers.  The first organizational meeting was held at the Fireside Restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska.  Mr. Warren Beebe, past president of the American Geological Institute, was the guest speaker.  The first officers of the Society included:



President, Robert Gaines, Northern Natural Gas Company

Vice President, Vincent Dreeszen, Nebraska Geological Survey

Secretary, Duane Eversoll, Nebraska Highway Department

Treasurer, Al Burling, Army Corps of Engineers

Executive Committee Chair, Dr. Sam Treves, University of Nebraska



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of the records of the Nebraska Geological Society.  The collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, treasurer’s reports, membership lists, etc.  The materials in the collection date from ca. 1960-2017.



INVENTORY



Box 1

Folder




  1. Constitution and bylaws

  2. Correspondence, general, 1968-1980

  3. Correspondence, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1968-1979

  4. Meeting notices, 1968-1979

  5. Minutes of meetings, 1973-1978

  6. Treasurer’s reports, 1969, 1973-1979

  7. Membership mailing lists, 1968-1979

  8. Membership questionnaires, 1970

  9. Membership forms, 1972-1973, 1973-1974

  10. Membership forms, 1975-1976, 1976-1977

  11. Ballots and questionnaires, 1975-1976

  12. Historical notes, 1968-1969 (photos have been transferred to the photo collection)

  13. Ash Hollow Historical Marker



Box 2 (2017.0146) – Unprocessed



Constitution and bylaws, minutes of meetings, correspondence, subject files, etc., ca. 1960-2017



 



Subject headings:



Geologists — Nebraska

Nebraska Geological Society



 



TMM                     02-05-2014

Revised TMM        04-09-2018