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From the Archives – Katy Gerben

Apr 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: From the Archives, March 31

University of Nebraska professor A.L. Haecker poses with legendary dairy cow Katy Gerben. In 1913, Katy Gerben broke the world record, producing 18,573.4 pounds of milk, which contained 727.85 pounds of butterfat. In her 20 years of production, Katy Gerben produced 166,456 pounds of milk and gave birth to 14 calves (nine bulls, five heifers). […]

Raz donates papers, library to Archives

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Employee News, Feb. 24

The University Libraries has received a donation of materials from Hilda Raz, former editor of the Prairie Schooner and emerita faculty member of the Department of English. Raz donated both the papers associated with her term as the editor of the literary magazine and those relating to her own publications, teaching and research. The materials […]

From the Archives | Corn Crib

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: From the Archives, Issue, March 11, 2010

This undated photo from the University Archives features a pair of Coke dates (known as “Coking”) in the Corn Crib in the Nebraska Union. The Corn Crib – known today as the Crib, located south of Runza and used as a study/lounge space – featured a Coca Cola stand in the 1950s and was a […]