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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1076.AM:  Boone B. Hawthorne, 1864-1942



Papers:  1893-1913, n.d.

Hyannis, Grant County, Nebraska:  Teacher, homesteader

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



Boone B. Hawthorne was a teacher, school administrator, and homesteader in Custer, Grant, and Loup Counties. This collection relates to his career in education and to homesteading. The manuscript portion of the collection consists of Hawthorne’s writings about homesteading. The manuscripts relate particularly to homesteading on land withdrawn from the Nebraska National Forest, 1909-1913.



The photo component of the collection [RG1076.PH] consists of photographic prints, 1893-1908 and undated. Hawthorne taught at Merna, Sargent, Loup City, Broken Bow, and Hyannis, Nebraska. These photographs document his teaching career and include a variety of class photos. Also included are images of horseback riding, picnicking, and the Sears store in Hyannis.



INVENTORY



Writings about homesteading



 



Subject headings:



Ansley (Nebraska)

Broken Bow (Nebraska)

Callaway (Nebraska)

Custer County (Nebraska) — History

Education — Nebraska

Educators — Nebraska

Grant County (Nebraska) — History

Hawthorne, Boone B., 1864-1942

Homesteading — Nebraska

Hyannis (Nebraska)

Picnicking

School buildings — Nebraska

School children

Students — Nebraska

Teachers — Nebraska

Teachers’ institutes



 



Revised TMM        07-24-2009