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Time Capsule - placed 1885, retrieved 1921

A time capsule was placed in the cornerstone of the Administration Building in 1885. It was removed October 31, 1921. The following items were in the capsule.

10th Annual Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction – 1878

12th Annual Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction – 1880

Addresses delivered before the Nebraska State Teachers’ Association – 1876

Annual Open Session of the Philomathean Society – June 12, 1882

Arbor Day Proclamation – April 13th, 1885

Auditor of Public Accounts – 1885

Catalogue Nebraska State Exhibit – World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 16th, 1884, to May 31st, 1885. Robert W. Furnas, Commissioner for Nebraska

Chapel Building, 1885

Condition of Original Building in the Beginning

County Institutes, Summer, 1885 – Nebraska

County Superintendents of Nebraska – 1884

Dormitory furnishings and expenses

Graduation 1875

Graduation 1883

Message of James W. Dawes, Governor, to the Legislature of Nebraska – 1885

Nebraska. Her Resources and Advantages, Advancement and Promises -1885

Nebraska State Normal School – Eleventh Year – 1877-8

Nebraska State Normal School – Thirteenth Year – 1880

Nebraska State Normal School – Fourteenth Year – 1881

Nebraska State Normal School – Fifteenth Year – 1882

Nebraska State Normal School – Sixteenth Year – 1883

Nebraska State Normal School – Seventeenth Year – 1884

Peru Times – Extra – Peru, Nebraska Territory, July 14, 1860

The School Laws of Nebraska, as revised and amended in 1883, with Explanatory Notes and Forms, for the Use of School Officers.

Senior Class Theses – 1885