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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1142.AM:  D.S. Konkel



Reminiscences:  1856-1930; mostly 1879-1882

Custer County, Nebraska:  Pioneer

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of a photocopy of handwritten reminiscences by D.S. Konkel written in 1929-1930. The reminiscences primarily deal with the early days in Custer County, Nebraska from 1879-1882. Konkel mentions various towns including Comstock, Oak Grove, Westcott, Douglas Grove, Seneca, and Broken Bow; telling of their establishments; their community lives; people’s names, etc. He also writes about his family, wagon trains, threshing, building a sod house, furniture, politics, relationships with Indians, etc.



INVENTORY



Reminiscences of D.S. Konkel



 



Subject headings:



Community life — Nebraska — Custer County

Custer County (Nebraska) — History

Fort Hartsuff (Nebraska)

Fort Niobrara (Nebraska)

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska — Custer County

Indians of North America

Konkel family

Konkel, D.S.

Overland journeys

Rosebud Indian Reservation (South Dakota)



 



Revised TMM         04-20-2009