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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0749.AM:  Edwin M. Russell



Letter:  1898

Milford, Seward County, Nebraska:  Traveler

Size:  One item



BACKGROUND NOTE



Edwin M. Russell, a resident of Michigan, visited Kansas and Nebraska in 1898. Among his stops were Burlingame, Topeka, and Manhattan, Kansas; and Milford and Lincoln, Nebraska.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one letter dating from 1898, written by Edwin M. Russell from Milford, Nebraska to his cousins in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In it, Russell writes about the agricultural development of Kansas and Nebraska, including the availability of timber and the production of fruit. Russell also gives his opinions on the Spanish-American War.



A photograph of Russell is available in the Photo collections.



INVENTORY



Letter, 1898



 



Subject headings:



Agriculture — Nebraska

Milford (Nebraska) — History

Russell, Edwin M.

Seward County (Nebraska) — History

United States — History — War of 1898



 



Revised TMM      04-17-2007