Arabella Jane (Dunn) James, 1906-2003 [RG0970.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0970.AM:  Arabella Jane (Dunn) James, 1906-2003

Correspondence:  1926
Blaine County, Nebraska:  
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of correspondence written to Belle Dunn in 1926 regarding the history of Blaine County, Nebraska. The letters contain reminiscences of settlement in the area, mostly describing events from the 1880s. Early settlers, the organization of towns, weather phenomena, postal service, schools, and homes are among the topics discussed.

The photo component [RG0970.PH] consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1887-1902, and undated. The photographs relate to the early history of Blaine County and Purdum, Nebraska. Included are photographs of area settlers, children in front of a sod schoolhouse, and Purdum’s post office and bank. Two photographs related to hunting and trapping are also included.

INVENTORY

Letters regarding the history of Blaine County, Nebraska


Subject headings:

Ackerman, J.G. (Mrs.)
Blaine County (Nebraska) — History
Blizzards
Brewster (Nebraska) — History
Cox, Homer W., 1879-1964
Coyotes
Dugout houses
Dunning (Nebraska) — History
Education — Nebraska
Field, Floyd H., 1851-1944
Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska
Grassland fires
Greenland, Mary A. (Harvey), 1865-1938
James, Arabella Jane (Dunn), 1906-2003
Johnson, Grace (Purdum), 1876-1933
Manderville, John
Norris, Dan Clifford, 1864-1943
Oldham, Ruth E., 1850-1926
Oldham Family
Pioneers — Nebraska — Blaine County
Postal service — Nebraska
Post offices — Nebraska
Purdum, George F.
Purdum (Nebraska) — History
Ranches — Nebraska
Ranch life — Nebraska
Riggs, Edwin Harvey, 1859-1935
Sod buildings
Wolcott, Marion


Revised TMM   07-22-2009; 10-20-2016

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