HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0749.AM: Edwin M. Russell
Milford, Seward County, Nebraska: Traveler
Size: One item
Edwin M. Russell, a resident of Michigan, visited Kansas and Nebraska in 1898. Among his stops were Burlingame, Topeka, and Manhattan, Kansas; and Milford and Lincoln, Nebraska.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of one letter dating from 1898, written by Edwin M. Russell from Milford, Nebraska to his cousins in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In it, Russell writes about the agricultural development of Kansas and Nebraska, including the availability of timber and the production of fruit. Russell also gives his opinions on the Spanish-American War.
A photograph of Russell is available in the Photo collections.
Agriculture -- Nebraska
Milford (Nebraska) -- History
Russell, Edwin M.
Seward County (Nebraska) -- History
United States -- History -- War of 1898
Revised TMM 04-17-2007