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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1151.AM:  John E. Land



Papers:  1872-1942; mostly 1909-1928

Blaine County, Nebraska:  Pioneer

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection contains various papers of John E. Land, Blaine County, Nebraska, including a brief reminiscence about Land’s pioneer experiences (ca. 1872-1913). The reminiscences describe living in a sod house, grasshopper plagues, etc. Also included in the collection are several business records of Land’s dating from 1920s-1941. These business records include real estate mortgages, insurance documents, an application for a cattle brand, and a public sale bill for land. Other miscellaneous items include the 1913 bylaws of the Lincoln, Nebraska, Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) Lodge; a time book from 1942 that records hours worked by Land, as well as other workers; a piece of stationery letterhead from the Lindell Hotel (Lincoln, Neb.); and a travel brochure describing detailed sightseeing routes through Nebraska and into South Dakota.



 



Subject headings:



Blaine County (Nebraska) — History

Dunning (Nebraska) — History

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Nebraska — Description and travel

South Dakota — Description and travel



 



Revised TMM        04-15-2009