Mary A. Peale Johnson, 1868- [RG3630.AM]


RG3630.AM:  Mary A. Peale Johnson, 1868-

Papers:  1880s-1940s

North Platte, Lincoln County and Curtis, Franklin County, Neb.:  Genealogist

Size:  0.2 cu.ft.


Mary A. Peale Johnson was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1868, then lived her first 18 years in North Platte. Following her marriage to Arthur Mason Johnson, the couple made their home in Curtis, Franklin County, Nebraska. She was the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Wilson Peale, colonial painter.


This collection relates to the early history of North Platte, Nebraska, and is arranged in three Series: 1) Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.; 2) Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s; and 3) Miscellaneous. One manuscript describes the presentation of a peace pipe by Sitting Bull to Franklin Peale.


Series 1 – Manuscripts, 1909, n.d.

    1. Manuscripts:

      “Early Days of North Platte,” by Franklin Peale, 1909

      “A.M. Johnson–Pioneer Banker,” by Hayden Kershner, undated

      “Presentation of a Peace Pipe–1882,” by Robert A. Peale, undated

Series 2 – Scrapbooks, ca. 1880s-1940s

Scrapbook fragments [5 pages] (see OB121)

V01 – Scrapbook

Series 3 – Miscellaneous

    1. Program, 1928 Aeronautical Exposition, Los Angeles, California



Johnson, Arthur Mason, 1864-

Johnson, Mary A. Peale, 1868-

Lincoln County (Neb.) — History

North Platte (Neb.) — History

Sitting Bull, 1831-1890


KFK   03-18-1999

Encoded TMM   05-12-2010

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