HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1076.AM: Boone B. Hawthorne, 1864-1942
Papers: 1893-1913, n.d.
Hyannis, Grant County, Nebraska: Teacher, homesteader
Size: One folder
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
Boone B. Hawthorne was a teacher, school administrator, and homesteader in Custer, Grant, and Loup Counties. This collection relates to his career in education and to homesteading. The manuscript portion of the collection consists of Hawthorne’s writings about homesteading. The manuscripts relate particularly to homesteading on land withdrawn from the Nebraska National Forest, 1909-1913.
The photo component of the collection [RG1076.PH] consists of photographic prints, 1893-1908 and undated. Hawthorne taught at Merna, Sargent, Loup City, Broken Bow, and Hyannis, Nebraska. These photographs document his teaching career and include a variety of class photos. Also included are images of horseback riding, picnicking, and the Sears store in Hyannis.
Writings about homesteading
Broken Bow (Nebraska)
Custer County (Nebraska) — History
Education — Nebraska
Educators — Nebraska
Grant County (Nebraska) — History
Hawthorne, Boone B., 1864-1942
Homesteading — Nebraska
School buildings — Nebraska
Students — Nebraska
Teachers — Nebraska
Revised TMM 07-24-2009