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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3286.AM:  Niels Chris Nielsen



Record book:  1879-1961

Cozad, Dawson County, Neb.:  Farmer

Size:  1 reel of microfilm containing 1 volume



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



N.C. Nielsen, a Danish immigrant, settled on a homestead and tree claim north of Cozad, Nebraska. No other biographical information is available.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one farm record book kept by N.C. Nielsen from 1879-1924. The book records farm expenses, income, and acreage production. Entries document items purchased or sold and what the items cost. Crop production is listed by type of crop and field location in a separate section. In 1924 Nielsen’s son-in-law, T.C. Jensen, began keeping the book. His entries continue until 1961. The record book was loaned for microfilming in February of 1962. The NSHS does not hold the original record book.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Volume




  1. Farm Record Book, 1879-1961



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Agriculture — Nebraska — Dawson County

Dawson County (Neb.) — History

Farming — Nebraska — Dawson County

Jensen, T.C.

Nielsen, Niels Chris



 



DDS/ht   12-26-1973

Revised, kfk   04-14-2003

Encoded TMM   12-21-2010