SISTERS PROJECT - Local Research Collections
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Abbott Memorial Library is home to the Abbott Sisters Research
Center. This center is a collection of books and articles by
and about Edith and Grace Abbott. Items in this center have
been donated by project director John Sorensen, have been collected
over the years by the Library, or were from Edith Abbott’s
own personal library and donated to the Library after her death.
Amateur and professional researchers far and wide are encouraged
to make arrangements to access this center by calling 308-385-5333
or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
about the holdings of the Abbott Sisters Research Center can
now be searched online. Many thanks to former library director
Roberta Lawrey for her many hours of volunteer work in cataloging
these holdings. Click
here to search the Abbott Sisters database.
Museum of the Prairie Pioneer also has a major research collection
on the Abbott family. To make arrangements to use this collection,
Karen Keehr, Curator of Research at Stuhr
Museum, has provided
information online at this site about these holdings.
The Grand Island Public
Library Foundation, Inc. is the founding and ongoing
sponsor of the Abbott Sisters