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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1234.AM:  Nebraska State Capitol



Programs, drawings, etc.:  ca. 1910s-2012

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

Size:  Two folders



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of two folders of material relating to the current and former Nebraska State Capitol buildings.  The first folder contains miscellaneous items relating to the current (3rd) Nebraska State Capitol building, including two letters written by Thomas R. Kimball in 1923; a typescript article by Jack Cejnar entitled, “Glimpses of Nebraska’s New Capitol” (no date); a clipping entitled, “A Professional View of the Goodhue Plan for the Capitol” (no date); a pamphlet on Symbolism of the Sculpture, Painting and Mosaics of the Nebraska State Capitol; a program for the Nebraska State Christmas Tree Lighting and Carol Sing, December 11, 2011; and a program for the Lincoln Monument 100th Anniversary Celebration & Rededication, September 2, 2012.



The second folder (oversized) contains various drawings and blueprints relating to the old (2nd) Nebraska State Capitol building.



Note:  See the photo component (RG1234.PH) for various images of the Nebraska State Capitol building.  See the moving image component (RG1234.MI) for amateur footage of the raising of The Sower and a short film “Our State Capitol” showing work on the completion of the Nebraska State Capitol dome, as well as the bas-relief sculpture decorating the exterior.



INVENTORY



Folder 1 – Misc. items relating to the current Capitol building (1923-present)

Folder 2 (Oversize) – Drawings and blueprints relating to the old (2nd) Capitol building



 



Subject headings:



Cejnar, Jack

Kimball, Thomas Rogers, 1862-1934

Lincoln (Nebraska) — Buildings, structures, etc.

Nebraska State Capitol (Lincoln, Nebraska)



 



Revised TMM        04-05-2017