HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1218.AM: Stanley A. Matzke, Jr., 1933-2017
Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska
Size: One folder
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.
Papers of Stanley A. Matzke, Jr.
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.
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