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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0732.AM:  James Henry Bixby, 1858-1918



Papers:

Cherry County, Nebraska:  Teacher; rancher

Size:  One folder



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



James Henry Bixby was born at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, on September 15, 1858, and died at his home north of Ashby, Nebraska, on November 8, 1918. He received his education at Plattsmouth Academy (which his father founded). He taught in the public school system for twenty-five years. Bixby married Jennie Jewell in 1886 and they had seven children.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of pages from a scrapbook relating to James H. Bixby, a teacher and rancher in Cherry County, Nebraska. The pages contain newspaper clippings and teacher’s certificates. Various clippings relate to reunions of the “Bixby Club,” composed of Bixby’s former students.



INVENTORY



Scrapbook pages



 



Subject headings:



Bixby, James Henry, 1858-1918

Bixby Club

Cherry County, Nebraska

Education

Ranchers

Teachers



 



Revised TMM         07-10-2017