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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG6185.AM:  Herman Veeder, 1830-1895



Diary:  1858

Florence, Douglas County, Nebraska

Size:  One diary



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in New York on July 13, 1830, Herman Veeder was the son of John Johannes Pieter Veeder and Rebecca Van Patten.  For a time, Herman Veeder served as superintendent of the Arnold mine in New York.  Herman Veeder married Hannah Adair and had three children. The couple lived at Florence, Nebraska Territory for a time in the late 1850s before returning to New York.  Hannah died in 1872, and Herman remarried.  Veeder married Emily Ferriss in 1876.  He passed away on January 27, 1896, at the Pennoyer Sanitarium in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one item, a diary kept by Herman Veeder dating from January to September of 1858.  The diary covers part of the time that the Veeders lived at Florence, Nebraska Territory.  The diary is written in Pitman shorthand, but a transcription is also included.



INVENTORY



Item




    1. Herman Veeder diary, 1858 (original in shorthand)

    1. Herman Veeder diary, 1858 (transcript)



 



Subject headings:



Douglas County (Neb.) — History

Florence (Neb.) — History

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska

Veeder, Herman, 1830-1895

Veeder, Hannah (Adair), 1834-1872



 



TMM     06-15-2021