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Mary A. Peale Johnson, 1868-


RG3630.AM:  Mary A. Peale Johnson, 1868-

Papers:  1880s-1940s
North Platte, Lincoln County and Curtis, Franklin County, Neb.:  Genealogist
Size:  0.2 cu.ft.

BACKGROUND NOTE

Mary A. Peale Johnson was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1868, then lived her first 18 years in North Platte. Following her marriage to Arthur Mason Johnson, the couple made their home in Curtis, Franklin County, Nebraska. She was the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Wilson Peale, colonial painter.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection relates to the early history of North Platte, Nebraska, and is arranged in three Series: 1) Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.; 2) Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s; and 3) Miscellaneous. One manuscript describes the presentation of a peace pipe by Sitting Bull to Franklin Peale.

DESCRIPTION

Series 1 - Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.

  1. Manuscripts:
    "Early Days of North Platte," by Franklin Peale, 1909
    "A.M. Johnson--Pioneer Banker," by Hayden Kershner, undated
    "Presentation of a Peace Pipe--1882," by Robert A. Peale, undated

Series 2 - Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s

Scrapbook fragments [5 pages] (see OB121)

V01 - Scrapbook

Series 3 - Miscellaneous

  1. Program, 1928 Aeronautical Exposition, Los Angeles, California

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Johnson, Arthur Mason, 1864-
Johnson, Mary A. Peale, 1868-
Lincoln County (Neb.) -- History
North Platte (Neb.) -- History
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890

 

KFK   03-18-1999
Encoded TMM   05-12-2010

 

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