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RG1264.AM:  Nebraska State Bar Association



Programs, publications, etc.:  1876-1960; mostly 1930s-1950s

Nebraska:  Professional organization

Size:  One box



BACKGROUND NOTE



The first official constitution and by-laws for the Nebraska State Bar Association were adopted on January 6, 1876. The constitution stated that the object of the Association was “to maintain a high standard of professional integrity among the members of the Nebraska Bar, to cultivate social intercourse and courtesy among them; to encourage a thorough and liberal legal education, and to assist in the improvement of the Law and the due administration of justice to all classes of society without distinction.” S.H. Calhoun served as the first president of the Nebraska State Bar Association.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one box of documents relating to the Nebraska State Bar Association.  The first folder contains various historical documents transferred from the Vertical Files collection.  These items include the constitution and by-laws of the organization, as well as various programs, menus, etc.  The remainder of the collection consists of biographical information and background research compiled by the Nebraska State Bar Association ca. 1999-2000 on the first one hundred women lawyers in Nebraska.



Note:  The moving image component of the collection [RG1264.MI] consists of videocassettes of oral history interviews and discussions, 1996-1998, with John T. Grant, Leslie Boslaugh, Hale McCown, Roman L. Hruska, Frank B. Morrison, Carl T. Curtis, William C. Hastings, C. Thomas White, and Norman M. Krivosha. Each tape runs approximately sixty minutes.  See also the Library Catalog for additional publications by the Nebraska State Bar Association.



INVENTORY



Box 1

Folder




  1. Historical items, including:

    Constitution and by-laws of the Nebraska State Bar Association adopted January 6, 1876, including a list of officers and members

    “A Letter from the Special Committee on Bar Integration,” ca. 1935

    Program of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Nebraska State Bar Association held at the Hotel Cornhusker, Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 28-29, 1938

    Menu from the 40th Annual Dinner of the Nebraska State Bar Association held at the Hotel Fontenelle, Omaha, Neb., Dec. 27, 1939

    Program of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Nebraska State Bar Association held at the Hotel Paxton, Omaha, Neb., Nov. 13-14, 1952

    Program of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Nebraska State Bar Association held at the Hotel Paxton, Omaha, Neb., Nov. 13-14, 1952 (2nd copy)

    Program of the Nebraska State Bar Association’s 14th Annual Institute on Federal Tax Law held at the Elks Club, Alliance, Neb., Dec. 10-11, 1956; Hotel Yancey, Grand Island, Neb., Dec. 12-13, 1956; and Hotel Paxton, Omaha, Neb., Dec. 14-15, 1956

    Letter from NSBA secretary George H. Turner to the Nebraska State Historical Society, Sept. 12, 1960

  2. “A Celebration of Legal Pioneers: The First 100 Women Lawyers in Nebraska,” in conjunction with the NSBA Centennial Committee, July 28, 2000, Brownville, Nebraska

  3. First 100 Women Lawyers, introductory materials

  4. First 100 Women Lawyers, research, Allen-Buell

  5. First 100 Women Lawyers, research, Burbridge-Gray

  6. First 100 Women Lawyers, research, Gregory-Lovewell

  7. First 100 Women Lawyers, research, Madeen-Potter

  8. First 100 Women Lawyers, research, Price-Zeiser

  9. First 100 Women Lawyers, drafts, notes, correspondence and working papers

  10. First 100 Women Lawyers, drafts, notes, correspondence and working papers

  11. First 100 Women Lawyers, drafts, notes, correspondence and working papers



 



Subject headings:



Associations — Nebraska

Bar Associations

Judges — Nebraska

Law — History

Lawyers — Nebraska — Associations

Nebraska State Bar Association



Allen, Grace G., 1890-1968

Anderson, Penelope (Hamilton), 1898-1967

Baldwin, Sara (Mullin), 1899-1970

Ballard, Grace, 1877-1939

Barrow, Zelma (Derry), 1910-2001

Beckman, Edith, 1896-1966

Berger, Verda (Vallier) Johnson, 1902-1977

Billings, Addie (Stephenson), 1858-1948

Bittenbender, Ada (Cole), 1848-1925

Brennan, Mary T., 1863-1948

Bryan, Mary Elizabeth (Baird), 1861-1930

Buell, Irene C. (Cox), 1874-1956

Burrows, Maude (Marsten), 1864-1938

Byron, Elizabeth (Goldner), 1883-1966

Carnes, Mary J. (Burke), 1859-1952

Cate, Mary Agnes (Kahler), 1913-1993

Davisson, Ettella Mae, 1871-1952

Dellinger, Grace F. (Grosvenor), 1905-1975

Dobry, Pearl (Demary), 1907-1985

Duffy, Margaret Jeanette (Regan), 1898-1958

Elliott, Dorothy (Exon), 1899-1987

Evans, Stella (Bedford) Wilson, 1877-1934

Failor, Olive Gillmor, 1873-1936

Finn, Mona (Cowell), 1893-1976

Fischer, Margaret Ruth, 1906-1989

Goos, Margaret E., 1896-1989

Graham, Eva, 1898-1976

Grandy, Jessi P., 1887-

Gray, Vesta, 1871-1954

Green, Bertha B. (Stull), 1873-1933

Grimison, Anna (Dworak), 1860-1940

Haack, Emmeline (Ferris), 1903-1997

Hafer, Charlotte Alida “Lyda,” 1886-1972

Hall, Kate M.

Hall, Margaret (Gettys), 1901-1980

Hannan, Eva, 1901-1982

Harrison, Mary K. (Quigley), 1914-1999

Harvey, Florence (Maple), 1893-1943

Herney, Marie M., 1908-1984

Hill, Zanzye H.A., 1909-1935

Holeman, Alice (Matson), 1888-1963

Janes, Bessie M., 1884-

Killian, Agnes C., 1904-1973

Kneisler, Helen M. (Goff), 1870-1930

Knudsen, Lorene (Lindburg), 1896-1983

Kucera, Lilyan (Pospichal), 1903-1986

Latham, Leona Irene, 1884-1971

Leamy, Mary Jessie, 1898-1974

Long, Mathilde J. (Kinneberg), 1878-1945

Lovewell, Edna Myrtle, 1900-1940

Ludvigsen, Helena (Gebuhr), 1909-1999

Lyman, Julia (Batterson), 1876-

Madeen, Emma, 1870-1947

McCammon, Bernice F. (Peterson), 1908-

McElroy, Vera (Chamberlin), 1911-1984

McGerr, Grace M., 1900-1990

McGerr, Helen, 1898-1973

McKie, Leola M. (Jensen), 1907-1980

McMillen, Audrey Mae (Gregory), 1907-1988

Miller, Dora (Nelson), 1893-1979

Minick, Alice (Lockwood), 1844-1939

Mirviss, Lillian (Margolin), 1902-1985

Morrison, Imogene M. (Steinmeier), 1912-2013

Mullen, Mary Agnes, 1891-1980

Neuhaus, Clara Ruth (Mozzer), 1892-

Nix, Beatrice (Montgomery) Sattler, 1899-1941

O’Brien, Ada, 1901-

O’Donnell, Phoebe J. (Mullen), 1881-1948

O’Donnell, Rose Marie, 1913-

O’Linn, Frances “Fannie” (Brainard), 1848-1926

Orcutt, May (Chaddock), 1861-1924

Osborn, Irene (Huffington), 1892-1989

Parsons, Elisabeth, 1885-1968

Potter, Virginia (Mancuso), 1912-2002

Radke, Magdeline (Craft), 1893-1964

Regan, Lucille C., 1908-1978

Richardson, Nellie (Moore), 1851-1919

Sawyer, Winona (Branch), 1847-1939

Shamp, Gladys Juanita, 1896-1986

Sherman, Helen (McFarland), 1912-1998

Simpson, Grace, 1885-1966

Skaggs, Myrtle Helen, 1911-1952

Smith, Evelyn M. (Hanna), 1911-

Spencer, Eva L. (Watts), 1897-1965

Sullivan, Effie (Cover), 1894-1982

Tyler, Joyce Elizabeth (Rodgers), 1905-2000

Urbach, Theodosia (Trehearne), 1886-1972

Vanauken, Ruth (Comstock), 1902-1981

Virak, Millie (Blihovde), 1888-1968

Wake, Martha (Miesner), 1902-1992

Wild, Josephine (Murphy), 1880-1963

Wilson, Zara A. (Mahurin), 1840-

Winterton, Bertha (Schick), 1873-1928

Wright, Elfleda E.

Zeiser, Florence, 1888-1945



 



Revised TMM        07-24-2009; 05-14-2012; 02-04-2019