Official Nebraska Government Website Nebraska State Historical Society

William T. Donovan


RG0961.AM:  William T. Donovan

Papers:  1927, 1939
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The decision to make Lincoln the capital of Nebraska was made in the home of William T. Donovan. This collection relates primarily to the dedication of a plaque marking the site of Donovan's home. The manuscript component of this collection consists of correspondence, a program, and a newsletter related to the Donovan home, the site at which Lincoln was chosen as Nebraska's capital. The correspondence includes information about the cost of the commemorative bronze historical marker and the location of the Donovan home. The program lists activities from the 1927 dedication ceremony, and the newsletter provides information about the selection of Lincoln as state capital.

Note:  The photo component of this collection consists of photographic prints, 1927 and undated, related to the Donovan family and dedication of a plaque marking the site of the Donovan home. Included are sketches of the home and its location, individual photographs of Donovan family members, and photographs from the historical marker dedication ceremony. Photographs from the dedication ceremony show the moment of unveiling, and individuals who attended are identified.

DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, dedication program, newsletter

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Dedication ceremonies -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Donovan family
Donovan, Edwin William
Donovan, F. Martin
Donovan, Joseph B.
Donovan, Melanettan T.
Donovan, Rosanna Baker
Donovan, William T.
Dwellings
Historical markers
Johnson, Mary Donovan
Kimball Brothers Memorials (Lincoln, Neb.)
Monuments
Turner, M.M.

 

07-22-2009   Revised TMM/tmm

 

For additional information about this collection, please contact our Library Staff.


NSHS Home  |  Search  |  Index  |  Top

http://www.nebraskahistory.org/lib-arch/research/manuscripts/family/william-donovan.htm
Last updated 22 July 2009

For questions or comments on the website itself, email nshs.web@nebraska.gov
Nebraska State Historical Society - P.O. Box 82554, 1500 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68501
Nebraska State Government Homepage
 |  Website Policies  |  © 2009 All Rights Reserved