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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4520.AM:  Heinrich Egge, 1830-1879



Papers:  1855-1867

Grand Island, Hall County, Neb.:  Homesteader

Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of four folders of material: (1) diary, 1855-1867; (2) diary, 1857-1867; (3) Clippings; (4) German broadside. This material relates to Heinrich Egge’s Atlantic crossing on board the S.S. North America in 1855, the journey to Iowa and Nebraska, and pioneer life on the trail and in the settlement.



DESCRIPTION



Box 1

Folder




  1. Diary, 1855-1867 (one typed in German, one typed in English — includes the ocean voyage, H.L. Weingart translation)

  2. Diary, 1857-1867

  3. Clippings (Serialized version from Grand Island Independent, 1952, the 1857-1867 portion)

  4. One broadside in German



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Diaries

Egge, Heinrich, 1830-1879

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska — Hall County

Germans in Nebraska

Grand Island (Neb.) — History

Hall County (Neb.) — History

Homesteads and homesteading — Nebraska — Hall County

Stolley, William F., 1831-1911

Weingart, Harry L.



 



WFS/HEK/js   08-31-1965

nd   07-17-1997

Encoded TMM   03-31-2010