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RG5801.AM:  Susanne George Bloomfield

University of Nebraska – Kearney:  Author; Professor of English

Research materials:

Size: 1.0 cu.ft.; 1 box


Dr. Susanne George Bloomfield received her BA and MA from the University of Nebraska Kearney and her PhD from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 1988.  She is currently (as of 2012) Professor of English at the University of Nebraska Kearney.  Dr. Bloomfield is the author of three biographies published by the University of Nebraska Press: The Adventures of The Woman Homesteader: The Life and Letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1992), Kate M. Cleary: A Literary Life with Selected Works (1997), and Impertinences: Selected Writings of Elia W. Peattie, a Journalist in the Gilded Age (2005). In the fall of 2007, the University of Nebraska Press published Adventures in the West: Stories for Young Readers, co-edited with UNK English graduate student, Eric Melvin Reed.


The collection consists of one box of primary research materials compiled by Dr. Susanne Bloomfield for her book, Kate M. Cleary: A Literary Biography with Selected Works.  The collection contains mostly photocopies of letters and other writings by Kate Cleary, as well as various articles used for background research.  Note:  See the NSHS Library for copies of Kate M. Cleary as well as other publications by Susanne George Bloomfield.


Box 1


  1. Miscellaneous Stories

  2. Cleary Magazine Research

  3. From Hubbell Times

  4. Biography

  5. Hubbell, Thayer Co.

  6. Chapter 3

  7. Vella Vernell

  8. Cleary Scholars and papers

  9. Drugs – Research

  10. 1st Draft Biography

  11. The Midnight Marriage

  12. A year at Elgin Insane Asylum

  13. Like a Gallant Lady

  14. Misc. News Clippings

  15. Cleary Poems – Book

  16. Cleary – Story of the Day

  17. Misc. Published Stories

  18. Presentation Show & Tell

  19. Original Works to BE Published

  20. Cleary Letters

  21. Letters to Jim (Marguerite’s)


Subject headings:

Authors — 19th century — Biography

Authors — Nebraska

Bloomfield, Susanne George, 1947-

Thayer County (Neb.) — Biography

Women — Nebraska — Biography


TMM/ak               04-11-2012