Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.) [RG3387.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG3387.AM:  Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)

Records:  1857-1858
Nebraska:  Settlement association
Size:  1 volume

BACKGROUND NOTE

The Nebraska Association was formed on April 22, 1857, on board a steamboat anchored in the Missouri River near Doniphan, Kansas Territory. The original members were all settlers bound for Southeast Nebraska who agreed to band together for mutual aid and protection. A committee of their members investigated possible sites and selected Gage County. The name, Beatrice, was chosen on May 5, 1857.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of 1 volume of minutes relating to the locating, naming and organization of the city of Beatrice, Nebraska.

Note:  Additional materials relating to the settlement of Beatrice can be found in the public records collections for Beatrice [RG0308] and Gage County [RG0200].

DESCRIPTION

Volume

  1. Minutes, 1857-1858

 

ADDED ENTRIES

Beatrice (Neb.) -- History
Gage County (Neb.) -- History
Land settlement -- Nebraska -- Beatrice
Nebraska Association (Gage County, Neb.)

 

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