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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1218.AM:  Stanley A. Matzke, Jr., 1933-2017



Papers:  1960s

Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska

Size:  One folder



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



Son of former Nebraska senator Stanley A. Matzke, Stanley Matzke, Jr., was heavily involved in the Nebraska State Irrigation Association and served as Chairman of the Nebraska Centennial Committee’s Agricultural Division.  From 1971-1973 he served as director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, and from 1973-1978 he was the director the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one folder containing essays, speeches, and notes about water control and conservation and the organization of the Nebraska State Irrigation Association.  These were written and researched by Matzke as secretary of the Association and as Chairman of the Nebraska Centennial Committee’s Agricultural Division.  Biographical notes on irrigation promoters in Nebraska are included.  The bulk of the materials appear to have been compiled in the 1960s.



INVENTORY



Papers of Stanley A. Matzke, Jr.



 



Subject headings:



Akers, William R., 1838-1915

Barbour, Erwin Hinckley, 1856-1947

Churchill, Arthur S., 1844-1920

Conservation — Nebraska

Fort, Irvin A., 1845-1906

Furnas, Robert Wilkinson, 1824-1905

Heath, Harvey E.

Hill, H.W.

Holcomb, Silas A., 1858-1920

Howell, Robert Beecher, 1864-1933

Irrigation — Nebraska

Lloyd, Lowell C., 1842-1932

Matzke, Stanley A., 1933-2017

Nebraska State Irrigation Association

Oberfelder, Joseph, 1858-1930

Russell, Henry C., 1843-1902

Smith, Hanford Otis, 1849-1933

Water conservation — Nebraska

Wolfenbarger, Andrew G., 1856-1923

Wood, Asa Butler, 1865-1945



 



Revised TMM        03-20-2017