John R. Campbell, 1852-1942 [RG0842.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0842.AM:  John R. Campbell, 1852-1942

Papers:  1908
Hall County, Neb.:  Homesteader
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of two letters and two short manuscript drafts relating to the Campbell family settling in Nebraska in the 1860s. The two letters from 1908 are written to C.S. Paine of the Nebraska State Historical Society from Peter Campbell and John R. Campbell. The manuscript drafts describe the family's journey from Scotland, a brief stay in Nebraska City, Nebraska, and homesteading in Hall County, Nebraska. Included in the manuscripts is information on an Indian raid in which members of the Campbell family were abducted.

 

Subject headings:

Campbell family
Campbell, Agnes (Rentoul), 1828-1866
Campbell, Agnes Rentoul, 1857-1896
Campbell, Jessie
Campbell, John R., 1852-1942
Campbell, Peter, 1822-1875
Campbell, Peter, 1863-1943
Dunlap, Christina H. (Campbell), 1848-1924
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Hall County
Indians of North America -- Wars
Hall County (Neb.) -- History
Homesteading
Nebraska City (Neb.) -- History

 

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