Harrison Ladies Community Club [RG3552.AM]


RG3552.AM: Harrison Ladies Community Club (Harrison, Nebraska)

Collected writings: 1965-1967
Harrison, Sioux County, Nebraska
Size: 0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box


Aware that the early history of Sioux County, Nebraska, was slipping away with the passing of old-timers, the Harrison Ladies Community Club began in March 1965 to gather material. Depending upon the written assistance of pioneers and their descendants, they compiled more than 300 family histories. These stories and other articles about Harrison, Sioux County and the settling of the county were edited by Ruth Van Ackeren for publication in observance of the Nebraska State Centennial, 1967.


This collection consists of one box of manuscript material arranged in two series: 1) Sioux County and Harrison, Sioux County, Nebraska; and 2) Anecdotes and Reminiscences. This collection relates to the history of Sioux County, Nebraska, as recalled and written by early settlers of the area and their descendants.

Series 1 deals generally with Sioux County and Harrison, Sioux County, Nebraska history. Topics written about include organization of Sioux County, lists of old-timers, early life in the county, the founding of several communities and churches in Sioux County and historical events of importance in the area. Series 2 consists of Anecdotes and Reminiscences about early Sioux County, Nebraska residents. This material is arranged alphabetically by the name of the person the story is about.

Note: This material as edited by Ruth Van Ackeren, can be found in the library as Sioux County: memoirs of its pioneers [978.293 V26]. Manuscript material donated by the Harrison Ladies Community Club, October 2, 1970.


Series 1 – Sioux County and Harrison, Nebraska History
Box 1

  1. Historical Writings and Reminiscences about Sioux County and Harrison, Sioux County, Nebraska’s early years

Series 2 – Anecdotes and reminiscences about early Sioux County, Nebraska residents

  1. A-B
  2. C
  3. D
  4. E-H
  5. I-L
  6. M-O
  7. P-R
  8. S
  9. T-Z

Subject headings:

Frontier and pioneer life
Harrison (Nebraska) — History
Sioux County (Nebraska) — History

AIF/pjm 05-17-1979
Revised TMM 05-15-2018

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