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Chimney Rock in about 1844.

Chimney Rock from Fremont's Report of 1845

Special Events:

John H. Ames Reading Series
NLHA's Lunch at the Library

Web Exhibit:

The Nebraska Federal Writers' Project: Remembering Writers of the 1930s

This project was supported in part by the United States Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered through the Nebraska Library Commission.

New Exhibits and More:

See our blog:

Nebraska Writers

for notice of new Heritage Room exhibits and upcoming events.

Book Collection:

The collection focuses on books by and about Nebraska authors. The following lists introduce some themes that reflect the diverse ways that living in Nebraska has inspired literary creativity.

Nebraska Links to American History
Nebraska Guides
Nature Writing
Heritage Video List
Children's Literature
Nebraska Sandhills

Archival Collections:

The Heritage Room archive contains manuscripts, artwork, photographs, letters, scrapbooks and other unpublished materials by Nebraska authors and from Nebraskans prominent in the publishing world, including:

Loren Eiseley
Weldon Kees
Dorothy Thomas
Rudolph Umland
Glenn Noble
Wright Morris
Cliff Hillegass

Heritage Room Links:



A Heritage Room Newsletter


A Bookletters LLC Newsletter


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The Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors is a service of Lincoln City Libraries supported by the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association.


 
 

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Contact the Heritage Room:

Mailing Address:
The Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors
Bennett Martin Public Library
136 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1899

Phone: 402-441-8516

E-mail: heritage@lincolnlibraries.org

Support the Heritage Room:

Join the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association here, to support the Heritage Room. Donations to the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries may also be designated for the Heritage Room.

Donate Books or Papers to the Heritage Room:

We would enjoy discussing any possible donations of works by Nebraska authors or author memorabilia with you. We provide a Certificate of Gift here, for those who cannot visit in person.



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