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Raymond Elmer Dale, 1880-1966


RG2982.AM:  Raymond Elmer Dale, 1880-1966

Papers:  1857-1963
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Educator, historian
Size:  20 boxes; 7.5 cu.ft.

BACKGROUND NOTE

Raymond Elmer Dale was born in Hebron, Racine, Wisconsin in 1880. A pioneer farmer, Mr. Dale developed a hobby of local history into a very distinguished career as a teacher, editor, journalist, historian, and genealogist. Mr. Dale worked at the University of Nebraska Library organizing early Nebraska newspapers. He enrolled at the University and received his Bachelors degree in 1906 and his masters in 1922. He was editor of the Midwest Genealogical Record for eight years. He taught in Nebraska schools for many years and was a former employee of Gold & Co. Dale worked as the state historian at the Nebraska State Historical Society from 1952 until his retirement on July 1, 1966. He was a member of the Knights of Phythias, Mayflower Society, Hugenots, Trans-Mississippi Stamp Club, and the Sod House Society. He died, October 19, 1966, at Syracuse, Nebraska.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of 20 boxes of manuscript material relating to Mr. Dale's career as historian and educator. The bulk of this material consists of research notes and manuscripts compiled by Mr. Dale regarding the history of Otoe County. Additional materials include correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, and miscellaneous other materials. The collection is not fully processed, but an inventory is available.

Note: See also the photo component [RG2982.PH] for related images. See the NSHS Library Catalog and the Nebraska History index for published materials by/about Raymond Elmer Dale.

DESCRIPTION

Box 1 - Dale, R.E. Typed Recollections
Folder
  1. A
  2. Ba-Bl
  3. Bo-By
  4. Ca-Cl
  5. Co-Cz
Box 2 - Dale, R.E. Typed Recollections
Folder
  1. D
  2. E-F
  3. G
  4. H-He
  5. Hi-Hz
Box 3 - Dale, R.E. Typed Recollections
Folder
  1. I-J
  2. K
  3. L
  4. Mc
  5. M-Me
  6. Mf-Mz
Box 4 - Dale, R.E. Typed Recollections
Folder
  1. N-P
  2. R
  3. Sa-Sl
  4. Sm-Sz
Box 5 - Dale, R.E. Typed Recollections
Folder
  1. Grave Records
  2. T-V
  3. W-Z
  4. Dale, Raymond Elmer
Box 6
Folder
  1. Biography Cards
  2. Newsclippings
  3. Correspondence
  4. History of Nebraska IV
  5. History of Nebraska IV: Under the Shadow of War (Civil War)
  6. Vocabulary Workbooks
Box 7
Folder
  1. Latin Notes
  2. Personal Tax Notes, Otoe Co.
  3. Haight Family Burials
Box 8
Folder
  1. Raymond E. Dale Manuscripts
  2. Diary of Raymond E. Dale
  3. Newsclippings
Box 9
Folder
  1. "The Indian Country"
  2. Synonyms
  3. Basic English - Weekly News - List of Articles
  4. Misc. Manuscripts
Box 10
Folder
  1. Sexton Notes and Correspondence
  2. Transcript Index, 1928
  3. Magazine Clippings
  4. Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Clippings
  5. Haight Families Notes and Correspondence
Box 11
Folder
  1. Fremont Herald Z
  2. Carbons H
Box 12
Folder
  1. Family Records
  2. Scrapbook with Newsclippings
  3. Sons of the American Revolution
  4. Birth/Death Records, Genealogical Charts
Box 13
Folder
  1. Frontier Manuscripts
  2. Genealogical Notes, Owen, Cook, Stoddard, etc.
  3. Mosher Notes and Correspondence
  4. Misc. General Data
  5. Mosher Records and Correspondence
  6. Washburn Notes
  7. Biographical Notes
  8. Edison Phonographs Booklets
Box 14
Folder
  1. Biographical Notes
  2. Pages from Time Magazine
  3. Latin America
  4. Pages from Newsweek Magazine
Box 15
Folder
  1. Notecards about various topics
Box 16
Folder
  1. Biographical Notecards
Box 17
Folder
  1. Biographical Notecards
Box 18
Folder
  1. Biographical Notecards
Box 19
Folder
  1. Biographical Notes
  2. Calendar from 1905
  3. R.E. Dale Tax Information
  4. Newsclippings
Box 20
Folder
  1. Financial Information
  2. Soil Survey - Hillsdale County, Michigan
  3. Platte Maps - Otoe County
  4. Genealogical Information
  5. Manuscript - Building of the Union Pacific
  6. Notecards

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Cook family
Dale, Raymond Elmer, 1880-1966
Haight family
Mosher family
Otoe County (Neb.) -- History
Owen family
Sexton family
Stoddard family

 

Revised TMM   06-24-2009
Encoded TMM   03-24-2010

 

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