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Harry F. Huntington


RG1101.AM:  Harry F. Huntington

Manuscript:  ca. 1955
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of a booklength manuscript written by Harry F. Huntington of Longmont, Colorado. The manuscript is entitled, "William Jennings Bryan, the Man I Knew," and was written by Huntington sometime around 1955. A minister and friend of William Jennings Bryan, Huntington writes about Bryan's ancestors; his childhood life in Salem, Illinois; his education; his career as a lawyer in Lincoln, Nebraska; his political life and causes; and his religious life. Huntington gives his observations of Bryan as well as other people's impressions. The manuscript contains passages of speeches given by Bryan as well as information about the Bryans donating their house, "Fairview," to the Methodist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Also included is a brief biography of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Frey of Pawnee City, Nebraska, based on a 1913 interview of Mrs. Frey.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Bryan Family
Bryan, Mary Baird, 1861-1930
Bryan, Silas Lillard, 1822-1880
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Frey Family
Frey, Joseph H., -1913
Jennings Family
Lancaster County (Neb.) -- History
Lawyers -- Nebraska
Legislators -- Nebraska
Lincoln (Neb.) -- History
Marion County (Neb.) -- History
Pawnee City (Neb.) -- History
Politicians -- Nebraska
Salem (Ill.) -- History
Talbot, Adolphus Robert, 1859-1944

 

Revised 04-29-2008   TMM

 

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