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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG2569.AM:  Sons of the American Revolution, Nebraska Society



Records:  1890-1935

Nebraska:  

Size:  7.0 cu.ft.; 14 boxes



BACKGROUND NOTE



The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution was organized at Fraunce’s Tavern in New York City, New York on April 30, 1869. The Nebraska Society was organized at Omaha in February of 1890.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of fourteen boxes of material arranged in four series: 1) Correspondence, 1890-1933; 2) Records, 1890-1935; 3) Genealogical material; 4) Miscellaneous; and 5) Membership applications. The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence dating between 1890-1933, relating mainly to financial affairs (dues and membership fees), and to confirming claims to eligibility in the Society. Other materials include reports of the officers, minutes, financial records, genealogical materials, and membership applications.



DESCRIPTION



Series 1 – Correspondence, 1890-1933



Box 1

Folder




  1. General Correspondence, 1890-1892

  2. General Correspondence, 1895

  3. General Correspondence, 1896

  4. General Correspondence, 1897

  5. General Correspondence, 1898-1899

  6. General Correspondence, 1900-1904

  7. General Correspondence, 1905-1909

  8. General Correspondence, 1910-1911

  9. General Correspondence, 1912



Box 2

Folder




  1. General Correspondence, 1913

  2. General Correspondence, 1914



Box 3

Folder




  1. General Correspondence, 1915

  2. General Correspondence, 1916

  3. General Correspondence, 1917

  4. General Correspondence, 1918

  5. General Correspondence, 1919



Box 4

Folder




  1. General Correspondence, 1920

  2. General Correspondence, 1921

  3. General Correspondence, 1922



Box 5

Folder




  1. General Correspondence, 1923

  2. General Correspondence, 1924

  3. General Correspondence, 1925



Box 6

Folder




  1. General Correspondence, 1925

  2. General Correspondence, 1926

  3. General Correspondence, 1927



Box 7

Folder




  1. General Correspondence, 1928

  2. General Correspondence, 1929

  3. General Correspondence, 1930

  4. General Correspondence, 1931

  5. General Correspondence, 1932

  6. General Correspondence, 1933

  7. General Correspondence, 1934

  8. General Correspondence, No Date



Series 2 – Records, 1890-1935



Box 8

Folder




  1. Minutes, 1890-1905

  2. Minutes, 1905-1933, and accompanying annual and special reports of officers

  3. Registrar’s record, 1900-1904

  4. Register of membership, 1890-1914

  5. Reports, 1910-1935



Box 9

Folder




  1. Dues sheets, 1905-1923

  2. Receipts, 1910-1930

  3. Membership rolls, 1909-1934, 1955-1956



Series 3 – Genealogical material



Box 10

Folder




  1. Lineage sheets

  2. Family histories, obituaries, records of war service, etc.

  3. Complete genealogies including:

    • “Revolutionary Ancestors of William Henry Grant,” an undated reprint from the Yearbook of the Minnesota Historical Society, S.A.F

    • “History of the Guilford Branch of the Dickerman Family,” 1869

    • Sampson Family Record, 1801-1934, 2 copies of ten each pp, typewritten

    • Huston Genealogy, 1721-1903, 3pp, typewritten





Series 4 – Miscellany




  1. Membership transfers

  2. Records of patriotic activities during World War I

  3. Miscellaneous printed matter

  4. Cards and programs

  5. Papers from the Lincoln Society of Nebraska S.A.R.

  6. Unsorted advertisements, form letters, bulletins from other societies, etc.

  7. 1897 Resolution requesting the collection and preservation of archival materials from American Revolution, resolution proposing an exhibit for the Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 1897, roster of 1897 officers, and envelope from L.P. Funkhouser



Series 5 – Membership applications, 1890- (files by state chapter number)



Box 11

Folder




  1. Descendants Index, Ancestors Index – By State Number

  2. Application Forms, K-W

  3. Sons of American Revolution, 1-49

  4. Sons of American Revolution, 50-99

  5. Sons of American Revolution, 100-149

  6. Sons of American Revolution, 150-199

  7. Sons of American Revolution, 200-249

  8. Sons of American Revolution, 250-299



Box 12

Folder




  1. Sons of American Revolution, 300-349

  2. Sons of American Revolution, 350-399

  3. Sons of American Revolution, 400-449

  4. Sons of American Revolution, 450-499

  5. Sons of American Revolution, 500-549

  6. Sons of American Revolution, 550-599

  7. Sons of American Revolution, 600-649



Box 13

Folder




  1. Sons of American Revolution, 650-699

  2. Sons of American Revolution, 700-749

  3. Sons of American Revolution, 750-799

  4. Sons of American Revolution, 800-849

  5. Sons of American Revolution, 850-899



Box 14

Folder




  1. Sons of American Revolution, 900-936

  2. Sons of American Revolution, 937-949

  3. Sons of American Revolution, 950-988

  4. Sons of American Revolution, 989-1024



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Clubs — Nebraska

Dickerman Family

Genealogy

Grant Family

Huston Family

Sampson Family

Sons of the American Revolution, Nebraska Society

United States — History — Revolution, 1775-1783 — Societies, etc.



 



Revised 07-14-2008   TMM