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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0823.AM:  Ralph W. Brugh, 1902-1976



Manuscript:  1948

Size:  One item; 17 pages



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one item, a seventeen page, handwritten manuscript titled “Alma, on the Republican, Its Origin and Early Settlements in the Valley,” written by Ralph W. Brugh. It covers the years 1869-1880. Included are names of those who came to explore/settle Harlan County, as well as an account of the fight over naming Alma the county seat.



This manuscript was transferred from the Library in December 1985.  A typescript version of this manuscript is available in the Library [978.252 B758a].



INVENTORY



Manuscript, “Alma, on the Republican, Its Origin and Early Settlements in the Valley”



 



Subject headings:



Alma (Nebraska) — History

Brugh, Ralph W., 1902-1976

Cody, William Frederick “Buffalo Bill,” 1846-1917

Harlan County (Nebraska) — History

Fort McPherson (Nebraska) — History

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska — Harlan County

Indians of North America — Wars



 



Revised TMM         01-16-2016