D.S. Konkel [RG1142.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1142.AM:  D.S. Konkel

Reminiscences:  1856-1930; mostly 1879-1882
Custer County, Nebraska:  Pioneer
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of a photocopy of handwritten reminiscences by D.S. Konkel written in 1929-1930. The reminiscences primarily deal with the early days in Custer County, Nebraska from 1879-1882. Konkel mentions various towns including Comstock, Oak Grove, Westcott, Douglas Grove, Seneca, and Broken Bow; telling of their establishments; their community lives; people's names, etc. He also writes about his family, wagon trains, threshing, building a sod house, furniture, politics, relationships with Indians, etc.

INVENTORY

Reminiscences of D.S. Konkel

 

Subject headings:

Community life -- Nebraska -- Custer County
Custer County (Nebraska) -- History
Fort Hartsuff (Nebraska)
Fort Niobrara (Nebraska)
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Custer County
Indians of North America
Konkel family
Konkel, D.S.
Overland journeys
Rosebud Indian Reservation (South Dakota)

 

Revised TMM         04-20-2009

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