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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0842.AM:  John R. Campbell, 1852-1942



Papers:  1908

Hall County, Nebraska:  Homesteader

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of two letters and two short manuscript drafts relating to the Campbell family settling in Nebraska in the 1860s. The two letters from 1908 are written to C.S. Paine of the Nebraska State Historical Society from Peter Campbell and John R. Campbell. The manuscript drafts describe the family’s journey from Scotland, a brief stay in Nebraska City, Nebraska, and homesteading in Hall County, Nebraska. Included in the manuscripts is information on an Indian raid in which members of the Campbell family were abducted.



 



Subject headings:



Campbell family

Campbell, Agnes (Rentoul), 1828-1866

Campbell, Agnes Rentoul, 1857-1896

Campbell, Jessie

Campbell, John R., 1852-1942

Campbell, Peter, 1822-1875

Campbell, Peter, 1863-1943

Dunlap, Christina H. (Campbell), 1848-1924

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska — Hall County

Indians of North America — Wars

Hall County (Nebraska) — History

Homesteading

Nebraska City (Nebraska) — History



 



Revised TMM         08-29-2016