Knoll university of nebraska press lincoln, ne 195. These are books that were published by a wide variety of publishers between. The federal government took a special census of nebraska in 1885, which is on 56 microfilms at the family history library and at the nebraska state historical society. Sectional map of part of nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the survey lines. The dispossession of the nebraska indians by david j. The town was on the missouri river until the army corps of engineers redirected the river 1. Nebraska press lincoln, ne 1999 2007 prairie forge. It was founded in the 1850s and dissolved by the early 1900s. History of nebraska, the story of the state from the conquest of its plains to its territorial centennial james c. In an effort to make quality stories from nebraskas history more accessible, history nebraska has partnered with university of nebraska press as a distributor of. In addition to writing, she organizes tours at arbor day farm and plays the piano for a local high school choir.
Local history books on nebraska arcadia publishing. Incorporated in 1862 by act of congress providing for the construction of a. Written by william cutler and published by andreas in 1882, this extraordinary book provides a detailed and comprehensive history of nebraska. The town was first called bennetts ferry, due to a man named john bennett, who operated a ferry across the missouri river to iowa. History and stories of nebraska 19, by addison erwin sheldon illustrated html at in the early days along the overland trail in nebraska territory in 1852 kansas city, mi. Of course, ohio histories are several decades older than the first published histories that appeared in nebraska, but much of the articles advice is also applicable to nebraska sources. Selected books about nebraska, by nebraska authors or published in. Nebraska book company provides consultative services and an online presence to independent and institutional stores. Wouldnt it be great if kids all over nebraska were talking about books. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. Hope williams, talking books library, nevada state library.
A biographical and genealogical history of southeastern nebraska. Booksellers looking to carry history nebraska books are advised. Recently the ohio history connection formerly the ohio historical society posted a helpful article, getting to know county history books pdf, see p. Biographies of douglas county nebraska history of omaha. The journal of mollie dorsey sanford in nebraska and colorado territories, 18571866.
Books in series database nebraska library commission. This program exists to ignite a desire to learn more about the history and culture of nebraska by reading nebraska books in community. Selected books about nebraska, by nebraska authors or published in nebraska. The history nebraska library has a collection of over 800 county atlases or plat books ranging from the approximately 1885 to the present. The post office in bennetts ferry opened on january 28, 1856. Nebraska library commission the atrium 1200 n street suite 120 lincoln, ne 685082023 directions 4024712045 8003072665 nebraska only fax. Historic railroads of nebraska takes a photographic journey down the tracks of the five major railroads and various short lines that helped nebraska progress into a national center of agriculture and business. All orders are picked, packed and shipped right away, usually the same day received. Through all the season, steamboats were carrying the golden grain from the towns along the missouri river, where it had been hauled in wagons by the settlers. The nebraska library commission archives, located at the nebraska library commission.
This site is a proud member of the american local history network and is a central point of entry to independent web sites with nebraska historical or genealogical content. The name was changed to otoe city on april 20, 1857. Celebrate nebraskas 2017 book award winners at october 21. Learn about nebraska s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book thats all about our 37th state. Understanding the history of the area where your ancestor lived can be helpful to understand what their life may have. Kimble university of nebraska press lincoln, ne 2014 prairie university.
At one time there was over 1,000 people living in minersville. Donated copies are always considered for years that we do not have in the library. Her past experiences include being a photographer, a bookseller, a journalist, a radio broadcaster, and a travel agent. The nebraska territory was settled extensively under the homestead act of 1862 during the 1860s, and in 1867 was admitted to the union as the 37th u. Sheldons history and stories of nebraska main page. Fur trading played an important role in nebraska s preterritorial history. Rural nebraska 18, stockville, frontier county, nebraska view this markers location 40. History hunters, explorers, and fur traders nebraskas soil has been farmed since prehistoric times, but the native americans of the plainsnotably the pawneedevoted themselves more to hunting the buffalo than to farming, since buffalo, as well as the pronghorn antelope and smaller animals, were then abundant in the area. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. History of the state of nebraska, originally published by the western historical co. Early days in dodge county, nebraska, including the city of fremont, are recalled in this spiral bound booklet excerpted from the rare 1882 book. French traders and trappers, including the mallett brothers who named the platte river, were the first known white visitors. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. Numerous biographies for early residents of douglas county, nebraska, and the city of omaha are included in this booklet excerpted from the rare 1882 book.
The largest online computerized textbook inventory. Fort wayne sits astride the confluence where the st. Sheldons history and stories of nebraska part 2 chapter 5. Nebraska became a territory may 30, 1854 and was granted statehood on march 1, 1867. Though occupied for over 10,000 years, its modern history begins just over 200 years ago with gen. It is located right next to the burlington northern railroad tracks. Genealogy history news special offers nebraska county history and genealogy books. First, for the sake of the author, whom i have known for so many winters and summers, in storm and in sunshine, and whom i have found faithful and devoted to the best ideals for nebraska in public life and in private labor. The books in this section are all printed books most are hardbound, and are not cds or dvds.
Historic railroads of nebraska local and regional history books. View a map of all nebraska historical markers, browse historical marker map. The name was changed again to minersville on december 21, 1874. Cu book store alphabeta implementation of prismpos testimonial. Imperial 1988 serving the citizens of chase county and southwest nebraska. Books published by history nebraska history nebraska. Nebraska history the history of nebraska state the us50. Histories and genealogies are published books or collections that contain genealogical information. The trip begins with the formative years of nebraska towns that were established along railroad lines in the 19th century. The worldheralds david hendee brings the states history to life in a new book, nebraska. Red long, and it is still headquartered in lincoln, nebraska. Nebraska has a long tradition of library service, beginning with military post libraries, continuing with literary society libraries founded during territorial times, women s club libraries, carnegie libraries, college and school libraries, and the modern libraries of today.
Donated copies are always considered for years that we do not. History of nebraska project gutenberg selfpublishing. They traveled through nebraska from 1700 to 1760, in 1804m the lewis and clark expedition mapped the eastern boundary of nebraska. Railroad maps, 1828 to 1900, available online, nebraska. In an effort to make quality stories from nebraska s history more accessible, history nebraska has partnered with university of nebraska press as a distributor of most of our books. Dec 03, 2002 historic railroads of nebraska takes a photographic journey down the tracks of the five major railroads and various short lines that helped nebraska progress into a national center of agriculture and business. Others are rare antique maps, part of the collection by an exclusive arrangement with the. Introduction it gives me pleasure to write a word of welcome to this i collection of stories of nebraska history. In 1901, a shaft cave in at the coal mines killed all but 14 men and boys working at the mine. Biographies of douglas county nebraska history of omaha ne. Celebrate nebraskas 2017 book award winners with author readings and an awards presentation ceremony at the nebraska center for the books celebration of nebraska books on october 21 at the nebraska state historical societys nebraska history museum, 1 centennial mall north, in downtown lincoln. Usa 1,060,369 nebraska 12,5 nebraska histories and genealogies 552 statewide histories and genealogies. The state of nebraska collection contains 2,193 atlases spanning 144 years of growth and development 1864 through 2008.
Nebraska antique maps and historical atlases historic. The books listed here are books that were not published by hearthstone legacy publications. Nebraska library commission the atrium 1200 n street suite 120 lincoln, ne 685082023 directions. Following world war ii, when the supply of new textbooks could not meet the demand created by returning exgi students, nbc began buying books back from students at the end of the term and reselling them as used. It is located in otoe county in eastern central nebraska about four miles south of nebraska city and four miles east. Our nebraska books mark important moments in the state of nebraska history.
Legend has it that thomas mercier, the founder of imperial, was walking west from mccook when he met two cowpunchers on the brow of a hill overlooking a broad valley east of what is now our town. Younkers collectors edition greatest moments in nebraska corhuskers football history younkers collectors edition by texas footballepic sports corp. A narrative of the past, with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the countys history, its social, commercial, educational, religious, and civic development from the early days to the present time. Getting to know county history books history nebraska. List of books and articles about nebraska history online. All titles published by history nebraska are still available at our museum stores, but online orders will go through the university of nebraska press.
Fur trading played an important role in nebraskas preterritorial history. History of dodge county nebraska history of the state of nebraska. Populism, progressivism, and the transformation of nebraska politics, 18851915 by robert w. Immediate response to textbook availability all orders are picked, packed and shipped right away, usually the same day received. Minersville is a former railroad town in otoe county, nebraska, united states. Nebraska book company maintains a constantly changing inventory of several million quality used college textbooks. It was located approximately 5 miles 8 km to the southsouthwest of nebraska city and 2 miles 3 km east of the nebraska city municipal airport. A social history of the indian war of 1864 in nebraska territory.
A biographical and genealogical history of southeastern nebraska familysearch books. Union pacific rail road, map of a portion of nebraska territory, showing surveys and location of lines by peter a. View a map of all nebraska historical markers, browse. They may include county histories, town histories, other types of histories, collections of biographies, genealogies of families, collections of records for a specific area, etc. The microfilmed copies date mainly from 1885 to 1947, though not every county has an atlas for every year. Nebraska county atlases and plat books history nebraska. Books set in nebraska score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
When frontier county was organized in 1872, stockville became the county seat. Stay informed with the latest news from the college bookstore specialists at nebraska book company. The extraordinary story of the nebraska scrap metal drive of world war ii james j. The city of rushville began as a settlement called rush valley, two miles north of its present location, in 1884. Discover all things about nebraska with our complete series of books. Brought to you by the nebraska library commission, with funding from the state of nebraska and the u. Invoices are printed and extended alphabetically by author to ease the checkin process. Sep 19, 2017 celebrate nebraskas 2017 book award winners with author readings and an awards presentation ceremony at the nebraska center for the books celebration of nebraska books on october 21 at the nebraska state historical societys nebraska history museum, 1 centennial mall north, in downtown lincoln. Kansas collection books history of the state of nebraska first published in 1882 by the western historical company, a.145 387 930 418 1217 1085 380 244 970 582 1152 1550 519 495 1532 1148 298 486 1560 1397 491 1519 733 678 836 553 1201 475 1001 342 34