Posts Tagged ‘ Will Thomas ’

Symposium, Thomas’ book inspire railroad exhibit

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Dec. 15

A new exhibition opening at the Sheldon Museum of Art coincides with the publication of Will Thomas’ new book “The Iron Way: The Civil War, Railroads and the Making of Modern America” and a national symposium on the year 1862 hosted by UNL. The exhibit, “Railroads and the Making of Modern America,” opens Jan. 20 […]

Seefeldt, Thomas land digital history start-up grant

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Employee News

UNL’s digital historians have done it again. Doug Seefeldt and Will Thomas have added to their team’s substantial list of funding achievements with a Digital History Start-up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Office of Digital Humanities. The nearly $50,000 grant will support their efforts to build a scholarly community for the practice […]

NET, history profs offer railroad history harvest

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Research

NET Television and the UNL Department of History are holding the first-ever “NET History Harvest for Railroad History,” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 15 at the NET Television Studios, 1800 N. 33rd St. The History Harvest allows the public to bring old letters, photographs, diaries, maps, images, documents and other railroad-related items to share […]