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Hannah Larsen, 1887-1955


RG3855.AM:  Hannah Larsen, 1887-1955

Papers:  1939-1954
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Community leader
Size:  1.0 cu.ft.; 2 boxes

BACKGROUND NOTE

Hannah Larsen was a former member of the board of directors of the Lincoln Y.W.C.A. and was active in the Lincoln Goodwill Industries, Southwest Community Center Board, and the Outlook Club. See her obituary (17 November 1955) in the Lincoln Star for more biographical information.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of two boxes arranged in six series: (1) Correspondence; (2) Manuscripts; (3) Organizations; (4) Miscellaneous; (5) Post Cards; and (6) Scrapbooks. The material in the collection relates to Hannah Larsen's work with the Y.W.C.A., and the Outlook Club.

DESCRIPTION

Series 1 - Correspondence, 1955 and undated

Box 1
Folder
  1. Letters of sympathy to Miss Tillie Larsen (Hannah's sister) and notification to Hannah Larsen of appointment to Y.W.C.A. Board of Directors

Series 2 - Manuscripts

  1. "Ellen H. Richards," biography by Edna Yost, published in American Women of Science, 1943
    "Australia," general information, unsigned, undated
    "The Passing of the Sailing Ship," unsigned, undated
    "Achievements in Radar," unsigned, undated
    "The Ozark Country," unsigned, undated
    "Our Caribbean Possessions," unsigned, undated
    "Bells and Their Traditions," John Keating
    "Juliana of the Netherlands," unsigned, undated
    "European and American Old Glass," unsigned, undated
    "America's Petroleum Industry," unsigned, undated
    "150 Years Young" (Washington, D.C.), unsigned, undated
    "Harlem," unsigned, undated
    "The Melting Pot," (New York City), unsigned, undated
    "It's the Berrys'," unsigned, undated
    Biography of Thomas Jefferson, unsigned, undated

Series 3 - Organizations

  1. Outlook Club, By-Laws, minutes, 1940-1941, and programs, 1939-1954; including a bibliography
  2. Y.W.C.A., constitution, amendments, by-laws

Series 4 - Miscellaneous

  1. Two certificates of honorary Citizenship to Hannah Larsen from Boys' Town, 1942, 1946
    Clippings
    Y.W.C.A. electoral certificate and pin
    Devotional
    Scraps
    Funeral sermon

Series 5 - Post cards

  1. Travel post cards, 1940s

Series 6 - Scrapbooks

Box 2
Folder
  1. An inspirational scrapbook and one containing cards received during an illness

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Larsen, Hannah, 1887-1955
Lincoln (Neb.) -- History
Outlook Club (Lincoln, Neb.)
Women in Nebraska
Young Women's Christian Association (Lincoln, Neb.)

 

HEK/js   06-15-1965
Encoded TMM   05-26-2010

 

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