Select Page

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1869.AM:  Paolo Enrico Coletta, 1916-2007



Manuscripts, etc.:  1952, 1958, n.d.

Annapolis, Md.:  Historian

Size:  6 items



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



Paolo E. Coletta was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, in 1916. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 1938 with a B.S. in Education, and undertook graduate studies at the same institution. He completed his Masters degree in 1939, and his Ph.D. in 1942. During World War II Coletta served on destroyers in the Pacific. Following the war he taught at the United States Naval Academy as a Professor in the Department of English, History, and Government. Coletta was an authority on the life and career of William Jennings Bryan.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of four manuscripts for publication on various topics related to Coletta’s research on William Jennings Bryan. Two letters regarding editorial changes accompany the manuscript of, “A Moses to Lead the People…”



DESCRIPTION



Manuscript, “Bryan Briefs Lansing,” 1958 [reprint, signed]

Manuscript, “Congressman William Jennings Bryan: Tariff Reformer, 1891-1895,” n.d.

Manuscript, “A Moses to Lead the People: The First Congressional Campaign of William Jennings Bryan,” 1952; and correspondence

Manuscript, “The Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act and the Nebraska Democratic State Campaign of 1893,” n.d.



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Coletta, Paolo Enrico, 1916-2007

Democratic Party

Nebraska — Politics and government

Political campaigns

Silver question

Tariffs

United States — Politics and government



 



06-01-2007   Revised TMM/tmm